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Top Charleston, SC Boat Rentals and Yacht Charters

Johns Island, SC

5.0 (46)

Beautiful 2017 Sea Ray - NEW SUNSET HRS AVAILABLE!

8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers

Mount Pleasant, SC

4.9 (38)

2017 20' Key West CC - 3 Day Minimum Rental

8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers

Charleston, SC

0.0 (0)

35' Everglades- Sunset and Harbor Cruises

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Mount Pleasant, SC

5.0 (26)

Classic Whaler Family Fun

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers

North Charleston, SC

5.0 (14)

21' Robalo Center Console for Fishing!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers

Mount Pleasant, SC

5.0 (30)

Sea Hunt 236 Captained by a Charleston Native!

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Charleston, SC

5.0 (4)

Sail in Style through the Charleston Harbor

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

North Charleston, SC

5.0 (10)

2015 20' center console Sea Hunt w/ 150 HP Johnson

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers

Mount Pleasant, SC

5.0 (7)

2012 24' Key West. Great For Cruising or Fishing!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers

Charleston County, SC

5.0 (2)

Charter this 25' SeaPro for Fishing in Charleston!

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Mount Pleasant, SC

5.0 (1)

Enjoy the Lowcountry on this Sea Pro Dual Console

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers

Mount Pleasant, SC

4.5 (6)

Everything's better on a Sea Hunt Ultra

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
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Why Boatsetter?

As the global leader in peer-to-peer boat rentals, Boatsetter offers an easy, safe and accessible way to experience on-the-water adventure. With boat rentals in 600+ locations, finding a boat is easy and with the option to tap into the largest network of USCG licensed captains, boating experience is not required.

Why Boatsetter?

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Choosing the right boat rental platform is essential to your peace of mind while on the water. That's why we've gone the extra mile to focus on safety through our exclusive partnership with GEICO Marine and BoatUS. As the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer rental, you are protected during all rentals with insurance coverage and on-water assistance through TowBoatUS.

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Frequently asked questions

What makes Boatsetter different from other boat rental platforms?

What makes Boatsetter different is peace of mind. Boatsetter is the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer boat rental. We know choosing the right boat rental platform is essential to your experience while on the water. That's why we've gone the extra mile to focus on safety through our exclusive partnership with GEICO Marine and BoatUS. As the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer rental, you are protected during all rentals with insurance coverage and on-water assistance through TowBoatUS.

How to rent a boat on Boatsetter?

At Boatsetter, our mission is to make getting out on the water as easy as possible. With our intuitive booking system, you can rent a boat as soon as today.

-First, you must determine your budget and the type of boat you want to rent.

-Next, decide where you would like to boat and the kind of boat you would like to spend the day on.

-Finally, determine if you will be needing a boat captain and reach out to the boat owner.

That’s it! You’re officially on your way to a fantastic day out on the water.

How much does it cost to rent a boat?

The cost to rent a boat depends on whether you are renting for a half-day or a full day, the boat features and the boat size can impact your boat rental price. Rental prices can range from $200 to $1,000 plus depending on the boat rental itself and the length of time of the rental.

How many people can fit on the boat rental?

The number of people who can fit on boat rental largely depends on the boat’s size and how many life jackets are on board. Currently the coast guard allows a maximum of 10-12 people on a Boatsetter boat rental.

How much does it cost to rent a yacht?

The cost of renting a yacht depends on the boat’s size and the amount of time you’ll use the yacht. The onboard amenities and luxurious accommodations also dictate the price. You can contact our yacht specialists for a custom quote by visiting https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

How old do you have to be to rent a boat?

You must be 18 years old to rent a captained boat and 25 years old if you would like to rent a bareboat charter.

Do I need a boating license to rent a boat?

Boating license requirements vary from state to state. As a renter, you are responsible for understanding local state requirements.

Can you rent a yacht for the day?

Boatsetter allows you to rent a yacht for the day. Single-day yacht rentals are available for a select number of yachts. To chat with a yacht specialist please visit https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

Can you rent a yacht for the week?

Boatsetter allows its customers to rent a yacht for the week. Renting a yacht for a week gives you more access to the wide range of yachts available on our platform. You can either book a rental directly through the site or connect with one of our charter specialists to plan your trip here: https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

Can you rent a yacht for the month?

Booking a month-long yacht rental is a detailed and hands-off process when working with our team of yacht charter specialists. We tailor each yacht charter to our client's specific wants and needs. Our luxury yacht charter specialists can be reached at (954) 715-4114 or by visiting https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

How to rent a private yacht?

Renting a private yacht is a very detailed experience that caters to your exact needs while onboard one of our luxury yachts. To plan your private yacht rentals experience please visit https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

How much does it cost to rent a pontoon boat?

The cost of renting a pontoon boat depends on the size, location, and rental time of the boat. Prices can range anywhere from $200 for a half-day rental or just under a $1,000 for longer rentals.

How much does it cost to charter a yacht?

The cost to charter a yacht varies depending on the boat size and the length of the charter. Prices typically range from less than $1,000 to $5,000 plus if you’re wanting to charter the yacht overnight.

How much does it cost to rent a boat for the day?

The cost of renting a boat for the day on average ranges from $200 to $1200. The cost to rent a boat varies depending on the size of the boat and the length of time that you will be using the boat.

How does the boat insurance work?

Boat insurance typically covers loss caused by things such as fire, sinking, storms, and collisions. The extent of the coverage varies depending on the policy.

Do I need my own insurance to rent a boat?

You do not need boat insurance when renting with Boatsetter. Coverage is provided under the Peer-to-Peer Boat Rental Policy, which is underwritten by GEICO Marine Insurance Company. The policy was written from the ground up as a stand-alone recreational boat rental insurance policy covering the period of time that the boat is being rented and is available for all non-commercially insured boats.

Does Boatsetter screen renters?

Yes. We use a system called Cognito to ensure that payment information matches the renter's identity. We also require renters taking out a captained boat to be at least 18 years old and on a bareboat to be at least 25 years old.

Is listing my boat on Boatsetter free?

Yes! Listing a boat is completely free. We only take a commission when your boat is rented. We only make money when you do!

What if I'm not comfortable having a renter drive my boat?

If you are not comfortable having a renter drive your boat, we have an expansive network of licensed and experienced captains. Once your boat is listed, you can filter through our network of captains and favorite captains in your area that you would like to operate your boat.

Top boat rentals reviews in Charleston, SC

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  • We wanted to celebrate my wife's birthday, and since we were far away from our home country, we decided to make a...

    ruslan

    Jan 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Craig was great! The boat worked perfectly and we had a great time

    Stephen

    Jan 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Craig and his boat were great! I asked a bunch of questions and he was very responsive, the boat pickup and drop off...

    Allyssa

    Dec 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    This was a great rental for us as a family. We would rent the Boston Whaler from Craig again.

    David

    Dec 2020

  • Stephen was great to deal with. He was very communicative and helpful with the whole rental process.
    His boat was...

    Kirk

    Nov 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Craig’s boat was perfect for a day’s cruising the creeks of the low country. All ran well and he was flexible on...

    Matthew

    Nov 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Craig and his boat all terrific. He was easy and receptive to contact and boat in great shape ready to go.

    Highly...

    Matthew

    Nov 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    We had an absolute blast on Craig's Boston Whaler. Wonderful host!! Can't wait to do it again. Thanks for an easy...

    Cody

    Oct 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    A fantastic day on the water! I've been wanting to take my family out for a long time. Barrett was great to work with...

    Barry

    Oct 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Dealing with Craig was a very pleasant experience. He will explain everything if you need him to. My wife and i...

    John

    Oct 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Great boat, easy to work with and communicate, flexible on timing. Def would rent again.

    Pat

    Sep 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Awesome boat, fuel efficient and all you need to get around. Easy drop off and pickup!

    Pat

    Sep 2020

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