(Paddleboards, Kayaks, Boats & Jet Skis)

Perfect for a morning or early evening workout, a fun date, sightseeing, bachelor/bachelorette and birthday parties, or relaxing family bonding. Available on Lake Norman Only. Must reserve in advance; no walk-ups. Available from 9:30am-6pm.



Boats & Jet Skis

Renting a house on Lake Norman? For your convenience, we’ll bring the boat or jet ski to you–anywhere on Lake Norman in Mooresville, Statesville, Troutman, Sherrills Ford, Terrell, Denver, and Catawba. May charge extra for delivery based on distance; call us to discuss.


The Best Stand Up Paddle Board, Kayak, Jet Ski & Boat Rental Experience Around!

We love what we do! Watersports aren’t just our business; they’re our way of life. When we’re not on the water, we’re planning our next on-water adventure. We’ve been in the watersports rental business since 2008 and have served thousands of happy Lake Norman residents and vacationers.


We’re located on the northwest part of Lake Norman, far away from the on-water congestion but close to great waterfront restaurants, beach hangouts, and tubing/water skiing coves. By car, our location is easily accessible from Charlotte, Mooresville, Statesville, Sherrills Ford, Troutman, Denver, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Hickory, Newton, Conover, Catawba, Claremont, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and the entire Lake Norman area.


What’s Up Watersports offers affordable prices, superior customer service, eye-catching paddle boards, kayaks, boats, & jet skis, and modern technology for a one-of-a-kind rental experience. You can check real-time availability and book rentals 24/7 on our website. If you feel more comfortable calling or texting, we are available at 704-931-8787 (8SUP). You can also use our Online Chat to instant message/text with us live. All reservations must be made in advance! We send you all the details you need ahead of time, so you can just show up and get out on the water!


Jet Ski Rentals


For our Lake Norman jet ski rentals, we put you on the latest and greatest in PWC technology–brand new Seadoo GTXs and GTIs. The Seadoo GTX and GTI offer the perfect balance of comfort, stability, and speed — with a top speed of 55mph.


  • Age Requirements— You must be 18-years-old to rent and drive our jet skis. Must bring a valid driver’s license to the rental. Passengers must be at least 5-years old.
  • Capacity— Cannot exceed 400 pounds and 2 people. For hourly rentals, you cannot switch out additional drivers and riders (if you rent 1 jet ski, you are allowed 2 people for the ENTIRE rental period).
  • Rental Prices— Start at only $179 for 1.5 Hours! $600 refundable security deposit per jet ski–paid on a credit/debit card.
  • Gas— Gas is not included in the jet ski rental price.

Ski & Pontoon Boat Rentals


Our Lake Norman Ski & Pontoon Boat Rentals offer a relaxing way for families and friends to experience everything the lake has to offer. Park in a cove and go for a swim, drive to a lakeside restaurant for lunch, pull tubers and skiers, or just enjoy your favorite beverages with great company!


  • Capacity — Our boats can fit up to 9-10 people up to specific weight capacities, depending on the boat.
  • Age Requirements — You must be 18-years-old and have a valid driver’s license to rent and drive our boats. You must bring a your valid driver’s license to your rental.
  • Passengers — Passengers can be any age. Please bring your own life jacket for any child under 30 pounds.
  • Rental Prices – Start at $299 for 3 hours. $600 refundable deposit per boat–paid on a credit/debit card.
  • Gas – Gas is not included in the boat rental price.

Paddle Board Rentals


We also offer stand up paddleboard (SUP) rentals and because paddle boarding is an activity that truly anyone can enjoy–kids, young adults, parents, and grandparents! You can get an amazing workout with friends or just take a leisurely paddle, have an on-water picnic, and enjoy the amazing sights!


  • Experience — We don’t require a lesson beforehand. No experience required. We’ll have you standing and having fun in no time!
  • Instructions & Equipment – We provide  an instructional walk-through (if you need it), life jackets, dry bags, waterproof cell phone cases (for sale), and more.
  • Age Requirements — Ages 8-17 are allowed on their own paddleboard (with an adult on the water with them); Ages 5-7 can ride on the front of a paddle board with an adult.
  • Rental Prices – Start at only $30 for 1 hour!
  • Location – Our Lake Norman launch location is on a non-congested area of the lake with quick access to paddle-only areas.

Kayak Rentals


We offer Lake Norman Kayak Rentals for your paddling pleasure! We have single sit-in kayaks.


  • Experience — No experience required.
  • Instructions & Equipment — We provide an instructional walk-through (if you need it), life jackets, dry bags, waterproof cell phone cases (for sale), and more.
  • Age Requirements — Ages 8-17 are allowed on their own kayak (with an adult on the water with them). Children ages 5-7 can ride with an adult on a paddleboard.
  • Prices — Start at only $30 for 1 hour!
  • Location — Our Lake Norman launch location is in a quiet area of the lake–with quick access to Balls Creek & Balls Creek Waterfall (no boat traffic).