Find the best San Diego, CA Boat Rentals and Yacht Charters

Find the best boat rentals in San Diego, CA

Rent a Bayliner bow rider in National City, CA near me
Icon $109+ /hour

National City, CA

5.0 (15)

Cruise the San Diego Bay in this 2020 Bayliner

2 - 6 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a COBIA BOATS fish and ski in San Diego, CA near me
$75+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (29)

22' Cobia Fishing boat in San Diego, CA!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 7 passengers
Rent a Sport-Craft Boats center console in San Diego, CA near me
$81+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (11)

20 foot center console fishing boat

3 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Four Winns Boats bow rider in Spring Valley, CA near me
$74+ /hour

Spring Valley, CA

Powerboat Bowrider

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Encore Bentley pontoon in San Diego, CA near me
$117+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (15)

Cruise/Party W Awesome 24FT Bentley / San Diego

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a YAMAHA jet boat in San Diego, CA near me
$113+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (12)

Brand New Yamaha Jet boat - Fast and Fun

4 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Other cruiser in San Diego, CA near me
$457+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (6)

44' Express Cruiser Motor Yacht

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Yamaha jet boat in Spring Valley, CA near me
$142+ /hour

Spring Valley, CA

5.0 (1)

Yamaha Jet Boat w/ wake tower and bimini top

4 - 6 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Chaparral Boats bow rider in San Diego, CA near me
$183+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (11)

Perfect family boat ski or tube

2 - 6 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Centurion by Fineline ski and wakeboard in San Diego, CA near me
Icon $313+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (21)

WakeSurf/WakeBoard on a New 2020 Centurion Ri237

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Encore Bentley pontoon in San Diego, CA near me
$128+ /hour

San Diego, CA

4.9 (107)

Cruise/Party W Amazing 25FT Bentley Lux/ San Diego

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Triumph Boats center console in National City, CA near me
$81+ /hour

National City, CA

2012 Triumph 170 Center Console 16'

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers

Top boat rental reviews in San Diego, CA

4.94
(120,147 ratings)
  • 1/12

    Tasean

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    Great boat. The owner is super helpful and explained everything for us. we booked this boat twice and will be booking more in the future

  • 2/12

    Jason

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    We had an amazing time celebrating our twins’ 14th birthday with Joy and Chuck. The yacht was beautiful, spacious and immaculate clean....Read more

  • 3/12

    Becki

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    This was our first time using boatsetter and it was a great experience. Of course it wasn’t the app but the boat owner that made the...Read more

  • 4/12

    Matt

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    Alvy and the boat were both great! We booked last minute after another owner cancelled on us, Alvy was quick to respond and made the...Read more

  • 5/12

    Eddy

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    Max was such a great host! He was really communicative and flexible when planning out the day and was a very fun host while actually on...Read more

  • 6/12

    Audrey

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    We had a great time on the boat with Max. Max gave us a whole tour of the bay. He was very nice and the boat was in great condition. We...Read more

  • 7/12

    Zane

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    We had a blast out on the water with Joy and Chuck! The boat and hospitality were fantastic. I’d definitely recommend a trip out on their...Read more

  • 8/12

    Punit

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    Great overall experience on a fantastic boat!

  • 9/12

    Breanna

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    Max was wonderful! Highly recommend boating with him! Boat was clean, came with a cooler of ice (great for us bc we were on vacation),...Read more

  • 10/12

    Abdullah

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    On time, great customer service. For sure I will be renting with him again. Thank you Daniel

  • 11/12

    Josh

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    The boat was in great condition with great seating

  • 12/12

    Joanna

    Aug 2022
    5/5 stars

    Great time! This boat was perfect we all had a blast. Will definitely come back and recommend! ☺️


Boat rentals in San Diego, CA


San Diego’s Most Popular Experiences

With its prime location on California's shores, San Diego is a boating paradise. Let's take a look at what you can get up to with a boat rental.

Surfs Up
California and surfing go hand in hand. If you want to surf somewhere in the U.S. then California's Pacific coast is the first that should come to mind. There are a plethora of world-class beaches with great waves that you can steer your San Diego boat rental to, and catch onto the drifts.

Gaze in Awe at a Great Migration
Luckily the sun can be found year-round in San Diego. If you head out on a San Diego boat rental in February, you could be lucky enough to witness Californian gray whales making their annual southbound migration.

Watch the Sun Drift Below the Horizon
The sun sets in the west, and with nothing but the ocean between your San Diego boat rental and Asia, you can view one of the most magnificent sunsets you can imagine. As it heads downwards, the orange gaze lights up the rocking waves, bringing forth a sense of wonder and delight.

San Diego's Best Bodies of Water

Find a Sheltered Spot in Mission Bay

Protected from the high waves yet still taking in that ocean breeze is Mission Bay. If a sailing boat is the San Diego boat rental you’re after, you can’t go wrong with this water body. Join the rest of the fleet, looping their way round this peaceful stretch.

Take a Tour Around Coronado

Located on the peninsula opposite from Downtown San Diego, across the San Diego Bay, Coronado is a boating gem. The area offers you subdued beaches and wondrous scenery to explore on your San Diego boat rental.

Scutter Across South San Diego Bay

Chula Vista is located in the southern sector of San Diego Bay. Southern Stand sits to the west of you and Chula Vista to the east as you cruise through this wildlife reserve on your San Diego boat rental, drink in hand.

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Frequently asked questions in San Diego

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.


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