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Rent a Mainship motor yacht in Chicago, IL near me
Icon $310+ /hour

Chicago, IL

5.0 (29 bookings)

Seas the Summer aboard Nauti(cal) Adventures!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Tracker bass boat in Elk Grove Village, IL near me
$35+ /hour

Elk Grove Village, IL

Tracker pro guide v16 fishing boat

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Other cruiser in Chicago, IL near me
$404+ /hour

Chicago, IL

5.0 (71 bookings)

The Manytimes II

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 16 passengers
Rent a Procraft bass boat in Dahlgren, IL near me
$50+ /hour

Dahlgren, IL

Full Moon Fishing - Rend Lake and Lake of Egypt

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 3 passengers
Rent a ROBALO center console in Chicago, IL near me
$181+ /hour

Chicago, IL

Center console - 200 HP Yamaha

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Lund Boats aluminum fishing in Annawan, IL near me
$25+ /hour

Annawan, IL

Beautiful pro-v with everything

8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Nitro by Tracker Marine bass boat in Itasca, IL near me
$62+ /hour

Itasca, IL

Bass Fishing with Licensed Fishing Guide

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 2 passengers
Rent a Tracker by Tracker Marine bass boat in Normal, IL near me
$61+ /hour

Normal, IL

2002 Tracker V18 Tournament bass boat

6 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 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 adventures including fishing trips. 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.

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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 fishing boat rentals reviews in Illinois

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  • Really nice and big boat - Had really good time!

    Mohammed

    Sep 2022

  • Amazing boat, great hosts and captain Chuck was fantastic. Highly recommend! Thanks!!

    Justin

    Sep 2022

  • Really nice boat! George was a great captain. If you want to cruise the river, you should book at least 3 hours.

    Bridget

    Sep 2022

  • Great clean spacious boat with wonderful crew!

    Zoe

    Sep 2022

  • Eric and Ashlee were great with work with and their boat is BEAUTIFUL! Honestly the pics do not do it justice. Will...

    Kristen

    Sep 2022

  • Sarah

    Aug 2022

  • Fantastic experience on this boat! Captain George and First Mate David were great. The boat is clean and big enough...

    Elizabeth

    Aug 2022

  • Pratik

    Aug 2022

  • We had the BEST time. Eric made sure we were safe and was a great host, always making sure we had a drink in hand and...

    Elisabeth

    Aug 2022

  • Awesome , we had a great time

    Rami

    Aug 2022

  • Edward

    Aug 2022

  • This boat had literally the best layout I’ve ever been on. 100% rebooking this same boat next summer! Great deal
    And...

    Leticia

    Aug 2022

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