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How to enjoy the hottest water toys at SML without spending a fortune

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a1sx2_Thumbnail1_2015-Sombrero-action-4746.jpgWhen it comes to fun things to do at Smith Mountain Lake, it’s hard to beat the appeal of tubes, water carpets and other water toys.

But what if you’re just visiting SML and don’t really want to invest in one of these fun-in-the-sun products?

Bridgewater Marina has some water toy rentals available on a daily basis (with Smith Mountain Lake boat rentals), but we also offer a more inventive and economical way for you to test out different water toys.

It’s called the Bridgewater Marina Buyback Program.

If you, your family and friends want to enjoy tubes and water carpets short term without the commitment of long-term ownership, then this is the program for you!

Read on to find out more details on what has become a popular trend at Smith Mountain Lake.

How does the buyback program work?

The buyback program at Bridgewater Marina applies to all O’Brien water sports products (excluding wakeboards) that retail for $450 or higher.

An example is the Sombrero, a multi-rider tube that’s tons of fun for all ages. Just watch this cool video!

The Sombrero retails for $700.

BUT, if you purchase it through the buyback program, your crew members can have all the amazing fun they can handle on SML, return it the following day and receive $650 back.

That’s right. It’s like a $50 rental.

Want to keep it another day?

No problem!

You can keep your water toy or water carpet up to three days and we’ll still buy it back from you. Bring it back on the second day and receive $615 back. Keep it a third day and receive $580 back.

That’s just $35 per day for the second and third days. After three days, you own the water toy or water carpet and it can’t be returned.

But let’s face it: If you’ve had THAT much fun, you probably need to keep it anyway and bring it back every time you visit Smith Mountain Lake!

A recap of how the buyback program works

So, here’s a step-by-step guide to using the Bridgewater Marina Buyback program:b2ap3_thumbnail_2016-green-water-carpet-ACTION_lowres.jpg

  1. Purchase any O’Brien tube or water carpet that’s $450 or more.

  2. Bring it back undamaged the next day and get all but $50 of your purchase price refunded to you.

  3. Bring it back undamaged the second day from purchase and get all but $85 of your purchase price refunded to you.

  4. Bring it back undamaged the third day from purchase and get all but $120 of your purchase price refunded to you.

  5. After the third day of purchase, the item may not be returned.

The Bridgewater Marina Buyback Program is the perfect way for you and your crew to enjoy long days of summer fun out on Smith Mountain Lake without a long-term commitment!

If you have questions, the experts at Bridgewater Marina are ready to help. Just give us a call at 540-721-1639 or stop by the marina store.

Ryan Waters
Bridgewater Marina



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