Welcome to Carefree Boat Club of Jacksonville, the premier private membership boat club in Northeast Florida! We are an excellent alternative to buying or renting a boat in Jacksonville and take all of the headaches out for boating. With two locations, one located in historic Mayport Village only two miles from the Atlantic Ocean or Intracoastal Waterway, and another located on the Ortega River near downtown Jacksonville, we are ideally situated to maximize your time enjoying Jacksonville's beautiful surrounding waters and beaches with your family and friends.
ENJOY THE BOATING LIFESTYLE FOR A FRACTION OF THE COST OF OWNING
Carefree Boat Club strives to provide our customers an affordable boating experience that is fun, easy, and safe. We take care of all the time-consuming hassles that come with boat ownership so you can focus on enjoying your time out on the water. For a fraction of the cost of owning our members enjoy unlimited use of a first-class fleet of boats. Plus, our members enjoy socials and organized events throughout the year, so it’s easy to make new friends!
We have the best availability in the industry. In business since 2002, we’ve been making boats available to members for over 17 years. With thousands of happy Carefree Boat Club members nationwide, ask to see our reservation system anytime to see for yourself how easy it is to reserve a boat from our fleet!
PREMIUM BRAND BOATS, INCLUDING OVERNIGHTERS
Members have a whole fleet of boats available to them for about a third of the cost of buying their own boat! We have brand new or like new top-of-the-line boats. From bay boats for fishing to cabin cruisers for overnight trips, we offer the best variety of boats in the industry. There’s simply no better way for residents of Jacksonville to enjoy our beautiful waters!
THE NEW, INTELLIGENT WAY TO GO BOATING
Our boat sharing club is the way of the future. Owning a boat can be very expensive and time consuming...and you only have one boat. Schedule your personal tour of our club today to see first-hand how cost effective and easy it is to boat the Carefree way! Enjoy unlimited use of an entire fleet of boats for a fraction of the cost of boat ownership, and when you're done with your outing you don't have to worry about flushing the motor or washing down the boat. There simply is no easier way to become a boater than by joining Carefree Boat Club of Jacksonville!
BOAT FROM 70+ LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE
With a membership in our club you will enjoy complimentary access to hundreds of boats at no additional charge! Imagine your next vacation to a sunny, scenic waterfront destination. From Miami to Los Angeles and even down to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, Carefree Boat Club offers members boating at 70+ locations where a boat will be waiting for you at no extra charge, all year round!
VALET DOCK STAFF
Our friendly dock staff rolls out the red carpet for our members. They help carry any of your gear and load it onto the boat. They will load your drink cooler with ice, provide you with beach towels and load the boat with your preferred water toys for a true concierge level experience! Upon return, leave the cleaning and fueling to us! Members also enjoy easy, free parking at our marinas.
FREE ON THE WATER TRAINING
New to boating? We have got you covered at Carefree Boat Club of Jacksonville. We offer the most comprehensive training in the industry with complimentary U.S. Coast Guard classroom and on-the-water training. Once you have completed the training you will be able to pilot any boat in our fleet with confidence!
With a Carefree Boat Club membership you get:
With membership as little as 1/3 cost of owning a boat, you can cross these expenses off your list: boat purchase, slip fee, insurance, maintenance, repairs, taxes, towing and winterization.
Use the boats as often as you would like with no additional cost.
Our online reservation system allows you to pick the day, time, boat and Carefree location...easily.
Large Variety of Boats
Varieties include 18'-27' Cruiser, Deck, Bowrider, Pontoon, Fishing, Ski and Sail Boats & more! Members have options in both type of boat and type of activity!
With low member to boat ratios, an easy to use online reservation system & spur of the moment walk-on access members can enjoy boating how they like when they like.
On the Water Instruction
Instructors at each location provide Boat Safety training and handling skills so our members can comfortably and safely enjoy the great variety of boats for all activities.