Frequently Asked Questions

Due to our limited concessions, we are currently allowing boaters to bring their own food and drinks. However, per the waiver, the driver of any boat can not consume any alcoholic beverages.

Our electric boats have a 9.9 engine that are perfect for cruising and sight seeing. The boats are meant to be kept at around 4 mph.

No. The retro boats are not meant for watersports. While the pontoons are larger and more capable, they are still too slow of a speed for watersports.

This depends on the boat. This is not an option on our retro boats, but it is an option for our pontoon boats.

Yes. All boats have radios. Some have bluetooth compatible ones.

We will offer a refund for inclement weather cancellations only, which is determined by the All Marine’s Retro Rentals staff. There are no refunds for cancellations other than weather, but we are happy to help you reschedule an outing. Cloudy and cool days are great boating days, so be prepared with a sweatshirt or blanket.

No pets are allowed on any of the boats

We do have designated parking spots on location, but they may fill up quickly. Be sure to leave enough time to find a parking spot around the downtown area.

The retro boats fit 4-6 people comfortably, depending on the boat. The paddle boards and single person kayaks each fit one person. Tandem kayaks fit two people. Pontoons fit 8-10 comfortably.

Yes, but it would need to be extended in advance or it can be requested upon arriving to check in, if your water craft is available.

Life vests must be worn by paddle board and kayak participants for the duration of their reservation. All children under 12 must always be wearing a life vest. Boat riders above 12 must have life vests on the craft with them, but they are optional to wear.

If you cannot make your reservation time, we can help you to reschedule your booking for no additional cost up to 24 hours prior to your reservation. No refunds will be issued.

You may dock and anchor the pontoons as long as there is time in your reservation to do so. The retro boats do not have anchor or docking capabilities and are only to be enjoyed on the scenic McHenry branch of the Fox River.
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