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Rent a JC and Neptoon Pontoon pontoon in St. Petersburg, FL near me
Icon $106+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

5.0 (16 bookings)

Blue

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a SEA RAY BOATS deck boat in St. Petersburg, FL near me
$142+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

5.0 (5 bookings)

Salt & Mist Sea Tours- A Yacht Certified Sea Ray!

3 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Sun Tracker by Tracker Marine pontoon in St. Petersburg, FL near me
$50+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

5.0 (53 bookings)

20 ft Pontoon Suntracker Party Barge DLX 9 people

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 9 passengers
Rent a Wellcraft center console in St. Petersburg, FL near me
$100+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

Immaculate Classic Wellcraft 17 with Mercury 135hp

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Yamaha jet boat in St. Petersburg, FL near me
$131+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

5.0 (33 bookings)

Yamaha AR240 for charter in St. Petersburg!

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Yamaha jet boat in St. Petersburg, FL near me
$244+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

5.0 (45 bookings)

27' Yamaha for cruising in St. Petersburg, FL!

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 11 passengers
Rent a Yamaha jet boat in St. Petersburg, FL near me
Icon $90+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

5.0 (14 bookings)

Check out this New Awsome 21ft Yamaha Jet Boat!!!

4 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats deck boat in St. Petersburg, FL near me
$181+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

Sea Ray 220- Perfect Boat for the Gulf of Mexico!

3 - 4 hours Captained
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Yamaha jet boat in Gulfport, FL near me
$112+ /hour

Gulfport, FL

5.0 (18 bookings)

Enjoy 2019 24ft Yamaha AR240 Charter in Saint Pete

2 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Bennington Marine pontoon in St. Pete Beach, FL near me
$72+ /hour

St. Pete Beach, FL

5.0 (68 bookings)

Double decker pontoon for charter in St. Pete Beach!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 13 passengers
Rent a EDGEWATER POWERBOATS center console in Tierra Verde, FL near me
$83+ /hour

Tierra Verde, FL

5.0 (27 bookings)

Edgewater 208CC

6 hours No captain
Up to 9 passengers
Rent a Pursuit dual console in St. Petersburg, FL near me
$250+ /hour

St. Petersburg, FL

PURSUIT 326! Brand New PLEASURE,FISH,SUNSET CRUISE

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 13 passengers

How to rent a boat in St. Petersburg?

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.

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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!


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?

Get out on the water worry-free, knowing our insurance covers every boating trip

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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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.


Things to do in St. Petersburg, FL by Boat

St. Pete Beach is the perfect place to rent a boat in Florida. There's a fair bit to see when you’re walking around St. Petersburg, but the real action is on the water.

Enjoy the Beach Life
The beaches in St. Pete are truly world-class. Dock up your boat rental at some of the various superb beaches, such as Bahia Beach where you can take some time to lie back and soak up the Floridian rays.

Get your Fishing Gear Together
When it comes to fishing just outside big urban areas, it's normally not the best spot. In the water around St Petersburg however, there is a great range of marine reserve areas that are quiet and have an abundance of fish.

Have your Camera at the Ready
There are loads of great wildlife to take note of and photograph in the nature preserves that are dotted around here. Seabirds, eagles, and various fauna that roam by the waterside.

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St. Petersburg’s Best Bodies of Water for Boating

Sail to Shell Key

Shell Key is a tiny archipelago on the entrance into Tampa Bay. It offers some solitude from the city and busier waters. This nature reserve is a hotspot for nesting birds for you to photograph from a distance, and it is also excellent for fishing.

Take a Tour of Terra Ceia

On the opposite side of the water from St Petersburg lies Terra Ceia Preserve State Park. This is a 2,000-acre site of wetlands and mangrove forests. It’s a truly enchanting place for you to take your St Petersburg boat rental as you gently glide through the marshy waters.

Whistle through Weedon Island

At the north end on St Petersburg is Weedon Island, formed of an amphibious and elevated ecosystem. When you take your St Petersburg boat rental here you can examine the relatively unique botany and fauna at a close range.

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Top boat rental reviews in St. Petersburg, FL

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  • 5/5 stars

    This was a great boat for a relaxing day and not going too far. We were pleasantly surprised by the extra shade. ...

    Sara

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Very nice owners to work with.. they wanted to make sure we felt safe and confident with our experience

    Hudson

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Fantastic experience! Michael was excellent - very responsive and helpful to make the outing a total success. The...

    Jon

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Had an awesome time out on the water. Everyone had an a great time. The boat was exactly as described and we got to...

    Priscilla

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    The boat was perfect, very clean, well maintained and exactly as described. Perfect for our family! Edward was very...

    Kelly

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Michael was an amazing host and made our guests birthdays really special. He always went the extra mile to make sure...

    Zaid

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Experience was great! Response time is awesome! Took a chance on something other then a Pontoon boat and found this...

    Sean

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Good boat, really helpful hosts!

    Brian

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    What a great first experience on a boat in Tampa. Michael set us up on an amazing pontoon with some fantastic spots...

    Eric

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Michael the owner was great, easy to work with and schedule. We had a beautiful night on the water. No problems with...

    Cindy

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    AMAZING! Captain Zac was the best, the boat was incredible and we had an amazing afternoon!
    Thank you very...

    David

    Jun 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    Hannah

    Jun 2022

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