Outer Banks Fishing Boat Rental

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  Rental  Boat's  Delivered  To  Your  Dock  or  Marina  Slip 
          24 foot "Walk-Around" Cuddy, 24 foot "Sun-Deck"  

and 18 to 21 foot Center Consoles available

for Weekly, Multiple-Day's, Half and Full-Day Rentals!

25 and 21 foot Pontoons available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

We no longer rent boat's from Duck to Carova

35% Multiple-Day Early Reservation Discount thru New Years Eve

Please Allow At-Least 24 Hours Notice For Half or Full-Day Rentals  

         Boat's  Available  All  Year  Round!          

      Call us for reservation or rental information.... 

252- 489 - 5376    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

    or  use  our

Contact  BigWave  Boat  Rental   Page 


Completion of  a  NASBLA  Boating  Safety  Course  or  Own  a  Powerboat!

                        New  Rentals  For  2018                   

              17' Southern Skimmer Center Console  25 HP

                 19' Sea Pro "Bay" Center Console  115 HP

                  21' Hydra-Sports "Walk-Around"  150 HP   

         BigWave's  Fishing  and  Powerboat  Rentals       


                                                                Recent  Customer  Photos

     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)  an   

   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  by  North  Carolina  state  law.

   *** 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 Rental & Guide Service

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

     Rod's & Reel's and Cast-net's available by the rental term.

       We sell 2 Stroke Oil, fishing rigs and tackle packages.

    Licensed Guide's available for  "Multiple-Day"  customers.




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

         All persons "on-board" while fishing 16 years and older are required to have a

                                     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

       (a  $2.00  Service  Charge is added if purchased from a NCWRC licensing agent)

            $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.  


Up to date minimum size, season and bag limits, use this link:



                  Fin-Fish  Limits  and  Season  Changes

+  Striped  Bass  (Rockfish)  open  "year-round"  in  Pamlico  Sound

2  Per  Person,  18"  Minimum   Length

Flounder  Creel  Limit  Per Person  has  changed  to  4 (was 6) beginning March 1, 2017   

 +  Black  Sea  Bass, North of Cape Hatteras is closed, Open May 15 , 2017 - 12 1/2" Minimum Size.

+  Blueline  Tilefish   Closed   Statewide, Open  May 15  thru  August 31, 2017.

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

   +  Cobia  Minimum  Size  Changed  from  33  to  36  inches  Total  Length, 1  Per  Person  per day.

   Cobia are Illegal to Possess beyond a 3 mile line from the beach.

              Maximum  4  per boat per day                                                


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

     For  the  latest  National  Weather  Service  Surf  Zone,

         Coastal  Marine  and  Offshore  Marine  Forecasts, 

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:


                    Rodanthe to Ocracoke Inlet:






  • "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 ..."
    John Magee
  • "Dave, Thank you so much for your help. Can't wait to see you guys next year! Ryan Moran "
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