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Address: 6040 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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+1 941-383-1311
08:00 - 17:30
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Cannons Marina is located on Longboat Key, a beautiful barrier island just...

Cannons Marina is located on Longboat Key, a beautiful barrier island just off of Sarasota and Anna Maria. We have the area's best boat rentals, water skis and tubes for your day on the water. It's super fun and seriously easy to rent a boat by the day, week or month.Here at Cannons Marina, our mantra is simple: We’re passionate boating people! When you buy a boat or rent a boat from us, you’re dealing with an award-winning boat dealer who wants you to have the best and safest boating experience. We have impressive line-up of new boats for sale and used boats for sale, including Grady-White fishing boats, Jupiter Boats, Scout Boats, SouthWind Deck and Hybrid Deck Boats and Yamaha Motors. We also offer used boats, used yachts and yacht broker services. And if you are looking for a boat rental - we have the area’s nicest fleet of boat rentals for you and your family.

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The best boat rental service

Their boats are extremely well maintained. Most of them are Grady Whites. The cost is reasonable. One can rent for a full day or 1/2 day. In addition, paying for a week's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Their boats are extremely well maintained. Most of them are Grady Whites. The cost is reasonable. One can rent for a full day or 1/2 day. In addition, paying for a week's rental allows one to use the full rental period anytime over the subsequent year. If one is staying on Longboat Key for at least 2 months this is... More 

Thank Julian A
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We rented the 24ft Southwind and took 10 out to Egmont Key for a beautiful day trip. Unfortunately, the boat broke down but they were out there to tow us in and there was no hassle about who's fault it was. Great customer service, would go back again.

Thank jpmurr
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had fun renting a fishing boat one day and a cruising boat on another day. The boats were in great shape and very comfortable. Cannon's gives you a map of the bay and the guys that work the docks are super helpful. Very fun and scenic.

Thank seaandski4us
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Had to take the boat in for 100 hour checkup! Angela is an asset for Cannons Marina, she goes above and beyond with customer service! Great attention to details from the staff across the board!! Thank you!

Thank Swttp
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Whether renting a boat or buying bait- these guys are the experts on the island. Book the boats in advance and be sure to ask for help with the Sarasota Bay directions. Live shrimp are best to catch almost anything and you must get them before 10a Great staff and very well kept boats

Thank Donn S
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Boating on the bays was a great experience and the staff was very accomodating and helpful. Would highly recomend renting a boat from them.

Thank Kim J
Munster, Indiana
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful Sunday ride in a rental boat from Cannon's. Patient instructions, clean boat in good working order. Really a treat to get out in the bay and enjoy dolphins and a good cool breeze

Thank MamaG3
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

I highly reccomend Cannons Marina. We rented a 24' Southwind deck boat for my birthday and had a blast. We went snorkeling out at Egmont Key and cruised the Intercostal.The boat was in great working order, clean and easy to capitan. It comfortably seated 7 people and a 3 person tube. April was professional and a pleasure to work with,... More 

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We are in the market to buy a boat and wanted to try a small center console. We rented a 19 ft Grady white center console from Cannons marina. Staff were just ok, in a hurry to get people paid and on there way out and not much time to help with inexperienced folks like us The boat did not... More 

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We had such a great experience that we went back and rented a boat again the very next day. The people at Cannons were very friendly and helpful. Go to Passage Key to snorkel and you'll find tons of sand dollars...just don't keep the ones that are alive.

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