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Fishing & Leisure Boat Rentals and Charters

Beautiful Anna Maria Island Bradenton/Sarasota FL

We are both a boat rental company and a Charter/Tour Boat company in the Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, and Sarasota, Florida region. We are fully licensed and insured and US Coast Guard compliant.

What’s unique about us?

  1. We have generous boundaries which include the Gulf and western Tampa Bay.
  2. We also allow overnight rentals, you pick how long to keep the boat at your slip.

Our Rental Fleet

22' Avalon

Whether you’re offshore fishing or just cruising the bays with the family, our Avalon has the space for every one to enjoy themselves!

21’ Tahoe
21 foot deck boat for rent

Our Tahoe deck boat delivers a comfortable day on the water for the your entire family and friends!

19’ Carolina Skiff

Our Skiff is the perfect size for your next outing on the blue waves with your family and friends!

18’ Carolina Skiff
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17’ Carolina Skiff
Customer Reviews

“Big, big fun aboard a classy clean new boat! Marvelous maritime memories in the beautiful waters around Clearwater Beach. Thank you for a peak boating experience! Looking forward to next time.”

– Laura May Nickerson Vitali

  • 5 star review  What a great experience! My friend and I rented the Mako yesterday. When we got there, her truck completely stopped. Rick took us to the dock so we could go and still enjoy our day. While we were out on the water, Rick even tried to get her truck running for us. After our fun filled day at sea, we got back and her truck still wasn’t running. Rick went out of his way and took us all the way home which was almost an hour away. He was very kind and helpful. Any other place would’ve left us stranded with no way home. I will definitely be telling everyone I know about this place and experience. I can’t say enough great things about them. And on top of all this, their rates beat any other place around. The boats are super clean and run great. We went out to celebrate my bday and it was amazing! Thank you Rick!!!!!

    Amy Barry Avatar Amy Barry
    May 11, 2018

    5 star review  Me and my family had a great time today with Bluewave boat rental! The boat was clean, had water and ice that had been provided, and the boat ran well. The owners were sweethearts. I highly recommend Bluewave boat rental!

    Taylor Carvin Avatar Taylor Carvin
    August 20, 2017

    5 star review  Had a great time! Highly recommended!! Cant wait to go again!!!

    Jessica Lartz Avatar Jessica Lartz
    April 2, 2017

    5 star review  This guy was great! He was very accommodating and even picked us up BY BoAT at our home!!!! We rented the deck boat for the day and he gave us a tutorial before, then we cruised on the gulf all day!

    Beth Gloede Siebman Avatar Beth Gloede Siebman
    February 21, 2018
  • 5 star review  Rented the 18ft mako after renting from another local place by far Bluwave was the best place/deal and better people to deal with. Very friendly couple and awesome boat which was well maintained. Next year we will be calling them again.

    Leah Mattson Avatar Leah Mattson
    February 18, 2018

    positive review  Amazing morning on the boat with dolphins, drinks, and fun! Highly recommend ❤️

    Karen Granaudo Medford Avatar Karen Granaudo Medford
    November 18, 2018

    5 star review  We rented the Tahoe on Easter weekend and loved every minute of it! The boat has lots of storage and still accommodated 10 adults comfortably. We cruised around some of the Tampa Bay islands and only used up about 10 gal. of fuel. Definitely plan to call BluWave for your next Tampa bay adventure!

    Yuriy Julia Lutsenko Avatar Yuriy Julia Lutsenko
    April 27, 2017

    5 star review  Great service! Boat ran great and I was surprised to find ice and water in the cooler. Thanks!

    Scott Baker Avatar Scott Baker
    October 13, 2017
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Our Florida Suncoast Locations
We go overboard to deliver your fun-filled Florida boating experience!
(813) BLU-WAVE