Outer Banks Fishing Boat Rental

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  Rental  Boat's  Delivered  To  Your  Dock  or  Marina  Slip 
                                      Please pardon our website,
                     we are re-vamping it at this time

15% OFF  "Multiple-Day"  Rentals  for  Seniors 62 and older, 
Military  Service  and  Fire Fighters.

              15%  OFF  SeaSide  Realty  "Club-Seaside"  Customers                          

    24 foot "Walk-Around" Cuddy,

18 to 21 foot Center Consoles available

for Weekly, Multiple-Days, Half and Full-Day!

            Boat's  Available  All  Year  Round!          

      Call us for reservation or rental information....  

252- 489 - 5376    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

 use  our   Contact  BigWave  Boat  Rental   Page 

      or  email  us   bigwaveboatrentals@yahoo.com     

                       Provide  proof  of  boating  experience!

        OVERNIGHT  DOCKAGE  MUST  BE  IN  A  PROTECTED  AREA.                                            


We  No  Longer  Rent  Powerboats  From  Duck  to  Carova, 

It's  Just  Too  Shallow!!!


          BigWave  Fishing  Boat  and  Sailboat  Rentals       

                                                                  CUSTOMER   PHOTO              

     BigWave  Boat  Rentals,  providing  OBX  Visiting  and  Resident  boater's  a  fully    equipped  rental  fishing  boat  we  deliver  by  trailering  it  to  the  nearest  launch  facility,  launch  it,  then  deliver  to  your  private  dock  or  marina  slip  from  Coinjock  to  Hatteras,  Roanoke  Island  and  surrounding  areas  of  the  Outer  Banks  for  "multiple-day" rentals  from  Memorial  Day  Weekend  thru  Labor  Day  Weekend.

        Rent  for  a  "Full- Day"  or  "Half-Day"(off-season)  a  17'  Center Console,  

   18'  Center Console, 19  foot  Center Console,  21  foot  Center Console  or

a  24  foot  "Walk-Around"  that  we  trailer  and  launch  where-ever  you  choose  to  go  boating.

     Please  allow  at-least  24  hours  notice  for  a  "Day"  or  "Half-day  rental. 

All fishing boats are powered by outboards, equipped with Depth Finders & GPS, VHF radios, rod holders, live-bait  wells, a landing net & bait-well net,  dock - lines, a  Danforth type anchor with chain, a waterproof area fishing & navigation chart and plenty of  fuel capacity for a day or several days of fishing and cruising.

Each rental is inspected by The United States Coast Guard, they include all the  required Safety Equipment and are well maintained by our own  N.M.M.A. and A.B.Y.C.  Certified  Master  Technicians.


 Under  26  years  old?   A  Completed  Boating  Safety  Course  Is  Mandatory    In  The  State  of  North  Carolina.

   *** See our "Renter's Requirements" for a  FREE ONLINE  Safety Course***  

              Rentals include SEATOW / Boat U.S. assist services.


Agreement  Signer's  must  be  at- least  25  years  of  age.


                Outfitter  Equipment  Rentals  and  Licensed  Guide  Services

        Children's  Life-Vest's  are  available with small deposit. 

  Rod & reel combo's and cast-nets are available by the rental term.

We  stock  2  Stroke  Oil  and  sell  fishing  rigs  &  tackle  packages.

   Licensed Guides are available to  Multiple-Day  Customers.




       A  U.S.C.G. and  N.C.D.E.N.R. Compliant  Business 

                       All persons "on-board" while fishing 16 and up are required to have an

                                          N. C. Coastal  Recreational  Fishing  License.

                          For information about how and where to purchase the Recreational

                                                          License, use this link:  


                            Non-Resident 10 day -- $10.00             NC Resident 10 day -- $5.00

       (if  purchased  from  an  N.C.D.E.N.R.  Licensing  Agent,  a  $2.00  Service  Charge  added)

                     $215  Fine  and  Court  Costs  if  your caught  without  a  Fishing  License!

                         At  this  time,  North Carolina  does  not  offer  a  Vessel  Fishing

                                  License  for  everyone  "on-board"  our  rental  craft.  


      For up to date minimum sizes, seasons and bag limits, use this link:



            Limit  and  Season  Changes  effective  October 1, 2016

+  Sound  Striper  (Rockfish)  open  Oct, 1, 2016   thru  April  30, 2017

2  Per  Person,  18"  Minimum   Length 

 +  Black  Sea  Bass, North  of  Cape  Hatteras  is  closed.

+  Blueline  Tilefish   Closed   Statewide.

+  ONLY 1 (was 2) Striped Bass 28 inches or longer may be kept in the Atlantic Ocean        



  Marine Weather, O.R.V. Info & Outer Banks NAV Charts

           For  the  latest  National  Weather  Service  Surf  Zone,  Coastal  Marine  and   

                                                  Offshore  Marine  Forecasts, 

         Outer  Banks  Marine  Weather  on  your  cellphone .......... 252-223-5737    


     Information  regarding  O.R.V.  Beach  Access  on  Bodie  Island  and  Hatteras  Island,

           visit Frank & Fran's Bait and Tackle website link:     http://hatteras-island.com/


           NC Outer Banks NAV Charts - Corolla to Ocracoke Inlet

             Corolla to Rodanthe:  http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/12204.shtml

     Rodanthe to Ocracoke Inlet  :  http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/11555.shtml





                              Town of Kill Devil Hills Business License # 2016 -1572                


  • "I've been going to the Outer Banks for over twenty years and have rented boats on an hourly and part-day basis before, and got what I expected. In August of 2014 I decided to t..."
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  • "Hello Dave, It was a pleasure meeting you. Thank you for renting us the boat. My family had a wonderful time. We enjoyed pleasure outings for ice cream in Manteo and lunch ..."
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  • "Dave, Thank you so much for your help. Can't wait to see you guys next year! Ryan Moran "
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