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Jet Ski Rentals • Paddle Boarding • Kayaks • Canoes at Percy Priest Lake

Percy priest Lake Kayak Rentals. Canoe Rentals. Nashville, TN at Cap'n Dave's Water Sports

Jet Skis

Experience the thrill of the ride on our Yamaha VX high output Waverunners! Our jet skis are perfect for those who crave speed and seek adventure while exploring Percy Priest Lake and taking in the breathtaking scenery. Rent for 1-2 hour blocks. See our rates

Paddle Boarding at Percy Priest Lake CDWS Nashville

Paddle Craft

Immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility of Percy Priest Lake on our SUP's. You'll be amazed at the beauty and serenity so close to downtown Nashville. Single & Double Kayaks, Canoes & Pedal Boats also available! Ask about Island Camping on our Canoes!


Experience the Ultimate Adventure in water sports at Nashville Flyboard! Find out why people are calling it the top outdoor activity in Nashville, TN! This summer flyboarding will be more accessible for everyone to try.

Please Review CDWS Rental Policy

**By Using Our Online Reservation System at Cap'n Dave's Water Sports, You Have Read & Accept our Terms & Conditions. Click Here to Review Our Policy and Rental Requirements.**

Hours & Location

Last Jet Skis Leave the Dock at 5pm

Monday               10am – 5pm

Tuesday              10am – 5pm

Wednesday        10am – 5pm

Thursday            10am – 5pm

Friday                 10am – 5pm

Saturday            10am – 5pm

Sunday              12pm – 5pm 

Cap'n Dave's Water Sports

Experience the Most Exciting Water Sports Adventure Cove on Percy Priest Lake!

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Cap'n Dave's Water Sports Rental Policy

Rental Requirements

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**By Clicking Below You Agree That You Have Read and Understand Our Rental Requirements, Terms of Service, and Cancellation Policy.**


  • You Must be 21 Years Old To Rent, and 18 to Operate Jet Skis 
  • A Physical, Valid Driver’s License is Required and Must be Presented at the Time of Your Reservation. No Alternate forms of Identification Will Be Accepted.
  • A Damage Deposit Of $500 Is Required To Be Paid By Debit Or Credit Card, Which Must Be Presented for Hold at Check-In. You Will Receive Your Card & Deposit Back When The Jet Ski Is Returned and Has Been Assessed for Damage. 
  • Riders Combined Weight Must not Exceed 500 lbs. (2 Riders Max)
  • All Jet Ski Operators / Riders must be able to speak, read and communicate in English to ensure full compliance and comprehension of our safety protocols and liablility contract, which is required to rent or operate Jet Skis.
  • You must arrive 30 Minutes Prior to Your Reservation Time. Late Arrivals and No Shows will Not be Refunded.  
  • Anyone Who Appears Unfit to Operate or Intoxicated Will be Turned Away and Will NOT Be Issued a Refund.
  • CDWS Staff Reserves the Right to Refuse Service to Anyone Who Presents a Safety Issue to Themselves or Others.

Minors Must Be Accompanied By Legal Guardian, Tall Enough To Sit On The Back Seat While Placing Feet Flat On The Floor Boards and Securely Holding Onto The Driver. (Approximately 48″)

Paddle Craft Requirements

Weight Limit:
  • Paddle Boards: Weight Limit 230 lbs.
  • Sit Inside Kayaks: Weight Limit 300 lbs.
  • Sit On Top Kayak: Weight Limit 250 lbs.
  • Tandem Kayaks: Combined Weight Limit 500 lbs.
  • Canoes: Combined Weight Limit 500 lbs.
  • Pedal boat: Combined Weight Limit 425 lbs.

24 Hour Cancellation Policy

No Refunds Will Be Issued Within 24 hours Prior To Your Reservation Unless Due to Inclement Weather. Cancellations Must Be Verbally Confirmed by CDWS Staff . Please Call 615-504-5352 to Cancel or Reschedule.

Inclement Weather

If CDWS is unable to operate due to inclement weather, you will be given the choice to reschedule or receive a refund. You Must Verbally Confirm Weather Cancellations With CDWS Staff. If you have any further questions before making your Reservation, please call (615) 504-5352 or see our FAQ’s

**By Booking Through our Website, You Agree That You Have Read and Understand Our Policy and Meet ALL Rental Requirements.**