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Rent a HURRICANE BOATS deck boat in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
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Fort Lauderdale, FL

5.0 (82 bookings)

Spend the day cruising or hanging at the sandbar!

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Veranda pontoon in Dania Beach, FL near me
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Dania Beach, FL

5.0 (63 bookings)

22’ Veranda Tri-Toon (Southern Comfort)

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Rinker Boats bow rider in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
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Fort Lauderdale, FL

4.9 (143 bookings)

Brand New 2020 Rinker Q3 12 people 200 HP

4 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Mastercraft Boats motor yacht in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
$241+ /hour

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Your dream on the water - Brand new Aviara AV32

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Fountaine Pajot  catamaran in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
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Fort Lauderdale, FL

5.0 (555 bookings)

Bachelorette, birthday parties & family cruises

4 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Hurricane Boats deck boat in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
$50+ /hour

Fort Lauderdale, FL

5.0 (10 bookings)

“Hurricane” in Downtown of Fort-Lauderdale

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Rinker Boats bow rider in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
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Fort Lauderdale, FL

4.9 (239 bookings)

2020 Rinker QX 18 19 ft 8 people

4 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Mega yacht  mega yacht in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
$1,500+ /hour

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida's premiere dinner cruise and party yacht!

2 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 160 passengers
Rent a Rinker Boats bow rider in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
Icon $56+ /hour

Fort Lauderdale, FL

4.9 (146 bookings)

2019 Rinker Q3 12 people 200 HP

4 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a VERANDA pontoon in Dania Beach, FL near me
Icon $75+ /hour

Dania Beach, FL

5.0 (24 bookings)

22’ Veranda Tri-Toon (Southern Charm)

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Sea Fox center console in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
$125+ /hour

Fort Lauderdale, FL

5.0 (5 bookings)

25FT LIKE NEW VERY CLEAN CENTER CONSOLE BOAT!!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Mega yacht  mega yacht in Fort Lauderdale, FL near me
$1,125+ /hour

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Host your event onboard this elegant mega yacht!

2 - 4 hours Captained
Up to 149 passengers

How to rent a boat in Fort Lauderdale?

1

Find the perfect boat

Enter your desired location and date to explore our fleet of boats.

2

Select a captain

Choose to drive yourself or select a USCG licensed captain.

3

Book with ease

Connect with your boat owner and complete your booking online.

4

Set sail

Enjoy your day on the water with friends and family!


Fort Lauderdale's Most Popular Boating Experiences

Experience deep-sea fishing and challenging activities like water skiing, wakeboarding, and open water diving. Here are three other popular things to do while exploring the Fort Lauderdale area on your rental boat.

Surf, Paddleboard, Fish, and Relax
During your Ft Lauderdale boat rental, visit Dania Beach and enjoy the excellent surfing conditions and beautiful scenery. Ride a paddleboard along the Stranahan River. Begin sailing your fishing boat rental north and try your luck catching sharks off the waters of Pompano Beach. At the end of your busy day, while relaxing on your rental boat, take in the gorgeous sunset with a carefree cruise around the waters.

Eat at the Southport Raw Bar
There are all kinds of activities to enjoy on the Fort Lauderdale coast, as well as tons of waterfront bars and restaurants to try, such as the Southport Raw Bar, which offers two compelling reasons to visit: free docking fees and platters of king crab!

Hit the Town
Once the boat is docked at the marina, head to downtown Fort Lauderdale. Las Olas Boulevard is perfect for high-end shopping and buzzing nightlife. The historic Himmarshee Village is ideal for people of all ages to mingle with other boaters, as well as with tourists from all over the world.

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Fort Lauderdale’s Best Bodies of Water for Boating

Intracoastal Waterway

Fort Lauderdale is right between the vast Everglades and miles of incredible beaches to explore. There are plenty of kid-friendly attractions, cruises, watersports, and sightseeing opportunities. Kids will love the Everglades, Butterfly World, and Flamingo Gardens, which are all easily accessible from Fort Lauderdale.

Deerfield Beach

Start sailing Fort Lauderdale boat rental north to Deerfield Beach, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, and Dania Beach. These are some of the cities that line the Atlantic Ocean coast and have convenient municipal piers for docking your boat.

Port Everglades

Just outside Fort Lauderdale is Port Everglades, one of the busiest cruise terminals in the world, which brings in tourists by the boatloads year-round. The warm climate and prime location make this an interesting place to visit on your boat tour.

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Got questions?

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a boat in Fort Lauderdale?

The cost to rent a boat in Fort Lauderdale starts at $89 per hour, depending on the amount of time that you would like to use the boat.

What are the requirements to rent a boat in Florida?

For those that want to rent a boat in Florida, Florida law requires individuals born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 to complete an approved boating safety course and obtain a Boating Safety Education Identification Card issued by the FWC.

How old do u have to be to rent a boat in Florida?

A person must be at least 14 years of age to operate a personal watercraft in Florida. A person must be at least 18 years of age to rent a personal watercraft in Florida.

How much does it cost to rent a yacht in Florida?

The cost to rent a small yacht in Florid starts at $1500 for a half-day on the water and $3,500 for a full day with a captain.

Can passengers drink on a boat in Florida?

Yes, passengers can drink alcoholic beverages on a boat in Florida. It is against the law, however, to operate a motor vehicle in Florida with an open container of alcohol. But if you travel by boat, or plan a party aboard your vessel, it is not illegal for the operator to be drinking an alcoholic beverage -- it is, however, illegal to drive a boat while drunk or while drinking an alcoholic beverage.

Is boat insurance required in Florida?

Boat insurance isn't legally required in Florida, however you should have boat insurance so that you don't have to pay out of pocket for any boating instances. Good news is that Boatsetter has you covered with full insurance coverage on your boat rental. 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 you need a boating license to rent a boat in Florida?

No, you do not need a boating license to rent a boat in Florida. The short answer is no; the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which regulates boating in Florida, does not require a Florida "boating license". However, it does require that you be familiar with boating safety.

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.

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.

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 much is a yacht to rent for a day?

Renting a yacht for a day costs anywhere from $1,200 to $4,000 plus. 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

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 boat 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

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 yacht charter specialists to plan your trip here: https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters

How much is a yacht ride in Fort Lauderdale?

A yacht ride in Fort Lauderdale costs anywhere from $2,800 to $10,000 for a full day out on the water with a captain and crew.

How many people can fit on a Fort Lauderdale boat rental?

The number of people who can fit on a Fort Lauderdale boat rental 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 pontoon boat in Fort Lauderdale?

The cost of renting a pontoon boat in Fort Lauderdale is between $230 and $1,300. It depends on the size, location, and rental time of the boat. Prices can range anywhere from $250 for a half-day rental or just under a $1,500 for longer rentals.

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.

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!

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.

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.


Top boat rental reviews in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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  • Michael

    Dec 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Boat was well maintained and conveniently located. Excellent communication and very friendly! Highly recommend and...

    Jorge

    Dec 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    100% great experience through and through. Anthony and Liz couldn’t of been more accommodating. Highly recommended!

    Josh

    Dec 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    We had a great time! Boat was clean and well maintained and owner was very responsive and accommodating.

    Amanda

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Harrison

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    What a wonderful experience renting a boat for a busy holiday weekend. Liz and Anthony were awesome! We will...

    Alayna

    Nov 2021

  • My family and I had a great time. Boat was in great condition and very spacious. Vlad was very responsive and easy to...

    Anthony

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    The boat is in great shape. The throttle slides down and didn't hold rpm well but that is just some tightening I...

    Matt

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Everything was great! Using the App and communicating with Clint was very easy. The boat was in perfect condition and...

    Steven

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Great experience with Anthony and Liz. The boat was safe, well-maintained and everything went perfectly. Grandma,...

    Peter

    Nov 2021

  • Joe

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Great boat! Ran smoothly, neat and clean. Plenty of space for my family. Anthony is very courteous and gentle. Highly...

    Anderson

    Nov 2021

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