Q: If I have a house on a canal or body of water what legal concerns come with renting out my dock for boaters to rent?
Do I have rights to rent my dock since I don't "own the water"? What happens if they crash into my dock? Any legal concerns or suits that can be brought against me as the dock owner?
If they crash into your dock, you'd have a lawsuit against them.
If someone drowns and the heirs may blame you for poor maintenance of the dock.
Here is a good resource as to what you'd need to establish lease terms, responsibilities, disclaimers and protections: https://blog.duncanseawall.com/3-tips-for-renting-out-a-boat-slip-in-southwest-florida
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