EPIRB Rental Program - ShippingBoatUS Foundation: Shipping

All EPIRBs and PLBs:

  • Must be shipped within the Continental U.S.
  • No International shipping
  • No shipping to/from U.S. Territories
  • No rural routes or PO Boxes
  • You will need to sign for the package when it is delivered
  • Pick up available only in Annapolis, MD office during regular business hours

EPIRB - Current Pricing for GPS-enabled McMurdo Smartfind Plus G5 GPIRB

  • 7 Day Weekly Rental Rate: $65
  • FedEx 3 Day Express Saver: $35
  • FedEx 2 Day Shipping: $55
  • FedEx 1 Day Overnight: $65
  • Shipping price includes a complimentary FedEx Ground return label.


PLB - Current Pricing for ACR ResQLink Personal Locator Beacon

  • 7 Day Weekly Rental Rate: $45
  • FedEx 3 Day Express Saver: $25
  • FedEx 2 Day Shipping: $35
  • FedEx 1 Day Overnight: $45
  • Shipping price includes a complimentary FedEx Ground return label.


Returns

  • It is the renter’s responsibility to return the rental equipment to the BoatUS Foundation on time.
  • If your voyage is running longer than originally anticipated, please call to authorize an extension on your rental period. You will be charged the regular rate for each additional week.
  • Late returns:
    • Without prior authorization renters will automatically be charged $100 if the rental equipment is not received within 4 days of the originally scheduled return date.
    • If the unit is not received within two weeks of the original return date, the renter will be charged the full value of the rental unit.
  • Properly packaged equipment may be given to any FedEx driver or FedEx affiliated shipping store within your area. You may call 1-800-Go-FedEx or visit www.fedex.com to find a location in your area. Please, do not rely on marina staff or any other intermediary to deliver your rental equipment to FedEx. Please pack the equipment in the cardboard box provided for return shipping.
  • The Foundation will not be responsible for any additional shipping charges, such as weekend or rush shipping, or home pick-up. Any additional shipping charges incurred will be the responsibility of the renter, unless prior arrangements are made with the Foundation.

Rush Orders

The BoatUS Foundation will make all attempts to meet the needs of customers taking unexpected offshore trips. The BoatUSFoundation has a limited supply of equipment for rent and units are loaned out on a first-come first-served basis. Please do not wait to make a reservation. Our peak season is May through August.