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Rent a SUN TRACKER BY TRACKER MARINE pontoon in South Lake Tahoe, CA near me
Icon $173+ /hour

South Lake Tahoe, CA

4.8 (128 bookings)

21' Party Cruiser Pontoon up to 10

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Lund Boats aluminum fishing in Fairfield, CA near me
$63+ /hour

Fairfield, CA

5.0 (5 bookings)

17' Lund For Fishing for up to 7 people!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 7 passengers
Rent a Four Winns Boats bow rider in Laughlin, NV near me
Icon $78+ /hour

Laughlin, NV

4.8 (26 bookings)

17ft Fourwinns Freedom 190hp with Watertubing

6 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 7 passengers
Rent a Luhrs Boats offshore sport fishing in Marina del Rey, CA near me
$157+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

LUHR 320 Tournament Edition

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a SUN TRACKER pontoon in Peoria, AZ near me
Icon $88+ /hour

Peoria, AZ

5.0 (21 bookings)

Party Barge 24' Mercury 150 hp with ski tower

6 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 11 passengers
Rent a Crest Pontoons pontoon in Jamestown, CA near me
Icon $73+ /hour

Jamestown, CA

5.0 (2 bookings)

Pontoon boat

2 - 4 hours No captain
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats bow rider in Brentwood, CA near me
$38+ /hour

Brentwood, CA

5.0 (5 bookings)

18’ Sea Ray Bow Rider

3 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Reflex cuddy cabin in Los Angeles, CA near me
$91+ /hour

Los Angeles, CA

5.0

25 footer, fishing and Catalina

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Chaparral Boats runabout in Sacramento, CA near me
Icon $100+ /hour

Sacramento, CA

5.0 (3 bookings)

New Boat with Power and Luxury! Great Stereo too!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a BAYLINER bow rider in Long Beach, CA near me
$50+ /hour

Long Beach, CA

5.0 (2 bookings)

Bayliner 185 Bowrider for Fishing and Watersports

8 hours No captain
Up to 7 passengers
Rent a Other pontoon in Peoria, AZ near me
$50+ /hour

Peoria, AZ

5.0 (34 bookings)

New Sun Tracker 18' Bass Buggy DLX - Lake Pleasant

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Cabo Yachts performance fishing in Huntington Beach, CA near me
$189+ /hour

Huntington Beach, CA

Comfortable Cabo 31 Express- harbor & offshore

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Triumph Boats center console in San Diego, CA near me
$87+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (7 bookings)

Perfect family cruiser or dialed fishing boat!

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Triumph Boats center console in Costa Mesa, CA near me
$76+ /hour

Costa Mesa, CA

Go Fishing, Sunset Cruises/ Diving on 21' Triumph

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 9 passengers
Rent a Hatteras Yachts offshore sport fishing in San Diego, CA near me
$225+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (1 booking)

San Diego Sport Fishing Wild Thing 55ft Luxury

6 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Crestliner Boats pontoon in Bethel Island, CA near me
$88+ /hour

Bethel Island, CA

Pontoon Boat / Fishing for RENT

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Parker Marine center console in San Diego, CA near me
$100+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (2 bookings)

FISH, CRUISE or ANCHOR & CHILL - 18' Parker 150HP

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Wahoo Boats center console in Bay Point, CA near me
$50+ /hour

Bay Point, CA

Fishing machine out of Bay Point

8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers

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2

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Choose from the standard durations offered, or share a custom request. The boat owner can create a custom trip offer for you once you’ve initiated a request.

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Book with ease

Confirm reservation details and pay online.

4

Fish on!

Enjoy your day on the water with friends and family! Keep those lines tight!


Why Boatsetter?

As the global leader in boating experiences, Boatsetter offers an easy, safe and accessible way to experience on-the-water adventures including fishing charters. With boats in 600+ locations and the largest network of USCG licensed captains, finding a charter is simple.

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Get out on the water worry-free, knowing our captains are verified

Choosing the right boating 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 by creating the largest network of USCG licensed captains and making sure every boat is insured. Charters that list on our platform either have verified insurance coverage or are covered with insurance from our exclusive partnership with GEICO Marine and BoatUS. No matter what boat you choose, you can boat confidently by booking on Boatsetter.

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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 Charters reviews in California

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  • 5/5 stars

    So good ! So easy! Going to book again!

    Mish

    Sep 2022

  • Captain Rob was amazing!! Took us to so many beautiful places!!

    Amber

    Sep 2022

  • Great experience overall! boat was perfect for our 2-day fishing trip. Richard made the whole process easy and...

    Brie

    Sep 2022

  • Gricelda

    Sep 2022

  • Neil is an awesome guy! So is his boat!! Very clean and well taken care of! Neil is very flexible with timing and...

    Brandon

    Sep 2022

  • Awesome experience. Captain Rob was so cool!

    Peirce

    Sep 2022

  • We rented this boat for 6 hour during Labor Day weekend. The boat has good power and ran well with jus my wife and I...

    Jack

    Sep 2022

  • We had an absolutely amazing experience renting a boat with Richard. He was super easy to work with, and very helpful...

    Sonia

    Sep 2022
  • 5/5 stars

    The boat was solid. The owner and the mechanic (Carlos) were very helpful and accommodating. Price was incredible!...

    Jeff

    Sep 2022

  • Rob was a great captain. Very positive experience!

    Sharon

    Aug 2022

  • We had a great time. The boat was perfect. Checking in and out was easy. Richard’s instructions for navigating the...

    Debbie

    Aug 2022

  • Laid back owner which made this boater very comfortable. Boat in excellent condition. Great fun! We'll be back,...

    Yaron

    Aug 2022

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