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Cannons Marina

Closed Now: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Great Day on the Water!

My family and I were visiting Longboat Key for our daughter's 16th birthday and what better way to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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THIS is why we Love Living on LBK

To rent a boat from Cannon’s, on one of the most glorious days of the year, made our family’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarasota, Florida
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  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sarasota bay”(7 reviews)
“small center”(2 reviews)
“boat rentals”(2 reviews)
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...more
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6040 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1706
+1 941-383-1311
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We rented the 20' foot Grady center console for a day. Great boat equipped with trim tabs and Garmin's newest GPS. The GPS trackback feature of previous boat renters trips made for a much more pleasurable, stress-free trip. We did a pleasure trip where we...More

4  Thank SKinBhamAL
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My wife and I got a few friends together and rented from Cannon Marina a 24' Southwind Deck boat. We had a lovely afternoon cruising around Anna Maria Island and into Sarasota Bay. On our return to the gas dock a young attendant filled the...More

3  Thank Canam778
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I were visiting Longboat Key for our daughter's 16th birthday and what better way to celebrate than renting a boat from Cannons Marina. Friendly staff, new boat and thorough explanation of the waterways! Saw dolphins too! We'll definitely be back!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To rent a boat from Cannon’s, on one of the most glorious days of the year, made our family’s vacation! We rented a 24ft deck boat for the day. It was super clean and ready for us when we got there. The staff took time...More

Thank MelindaLee7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I own a Grady White and bought it because of my prior excellent service I have had at Cannons. Recently I brought it in for the annual service and a few repairs and wanted to acknowledge what a great job they did. Jason Day made...More

Thank gryboski
LLC-One, Public Relations Manager at Cannons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Jason and the entire team here at Cannons appreciate that you are happy and having a great boating experience. Excellence in our DNA and satisfying customers is what drives us. Enjoy your Grady-White and...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Wonderful experience at Cannons Marina. We were novice boaters and they went over everything thoroughly and were the most professional and accommodating people to work with. We look forward to renting from Cannons the next time we are in the Longboat area. Although the red...More

Thank rockyfletch
LLC-One, Public Relations Manager at Cannons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Rockyfletch, We are happy that you enjoyed your rental boat from Cannons. Sorry about the red tide. Hopefully that bloom is far in our past. Longboat Key is beautiful and the only way to experience the beauty is by water. We hope you revisit...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we’ve rented from them. Unless you’re just wanting to cruise the bay for a couple of hours, I recommend renting all day. Four hours will be up before you know it. I recommend being there as soon as they open...More

Thank wolfwatcher2000
LLC-One, Public Relations Manager at Cannons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Wolfwatcher2000, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We are happy to hear that you liked Egmont Key. We are working on the paper work process. Both our insurance and US Coast Guard require us to get all paperwork completed go...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Rented 17' for half day. We are local, but on line reservations were easy to use. Boat was ready when we arrived. Folks were nice and good to work with. Good to be on the water! Price for the 17' is very reasonable ($185/half day)....More

Thank P T
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Great selection of boats bait and fishing gear. Nothing better than a boat on Sarasota bay for a full or half day. Cruise all the local waterways . It’s easy to navigate and there are a ton of boat in bars and restaurants like Mar...More

Thank donns305
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We have rented from this Marina many times. They have a great choice of boats and are always highly professional, explaining use of the boat and the local area..We took out a 16ft as it was only myself, hubby and the dog. Had a great...More

Thank lovelongboatkey
Reviewed 29 May 2018

My family and I had a terrific experience. I called a few days before I arrived on LBK to ask about the rental requirements and boat availability. I really wasn't sure what I needed. Jessica was extremely helpful by talking me through the process. She...More

1  Thank missourian2018
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We have rented from Canonns on a few occasions at this point. We always have an amazing experience. You are in and out with paperwork quickly but they take the time to explain the vessel and be sure you are comfortable. We have done it...More

Thank LR0816
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