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Rent a Catalina sloop in Milwaukee, WI near me
$150+ /hour

Milwaukee, WI

5.0 (2 bookings)

Charter this beautiful Catalina from Milwaukee, WI

2 - 4 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Catamaran Cruiser catamaran in Marina del Rey, CA near me
Icon $308+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (73 bookings)

Sail Your Stress Away on Our Comfortable Catamaran!

2 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a FORCE classic in Marina del Rey, CA near me
$269+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (7 bookings)

Great times on a huge 55ft sail yacht. 12 people.

2 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Catalina cruiser racer in Seattle, WA near me
$199+ /hour

Seattle, WA

Sunset sails, afternoon getaways, spreading ashes etc...

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Catalina sloop in Alameda, CA near me
$90+ /hour

Alameda, CA

5.0 (1 booking)

2011 Catalina MK 250 II

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Catalina daysailer & weekender in Alameda, CA near me
Icon $75+ /hour

Alameda, CA

4.9 (26 bookings)

Beautiful Catalina 25. Ready to sail

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Other catamaran in Marina del Rey, CA near me
$325+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (191 bookings)

42' Luxurious Lagoon Catamaran!

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Alliaurra Marine catamaran in Boston, MA near me
$333+ /hour

Boston, MA

Elegant 43ft Catamaran: Experience Boston Harbor in Style!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Grampian classic in Edgewater, MD near me
$44+ /hour

Edgewater, MD

5.0 (24 bookings)

Excellent Chesapeake sailing onboard Windsnap

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a J Boats Inc cruiser racer in Emeryville, CA near me
Icon $99+ /hour

Emeryville, CA

5.0 (130 bookings)

Fast and fun sailing, SF Bay and coastal waters!

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Catalina sloop in Alameda, CA near me
$114+ /hour

Alameda, CA

5.0 (8 bookings)

sailboat charters

2 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a Beneteau other in Annapolis, MD near me
$219+ /hour

Annapolis, MD

DOS MILAGROS - Beneteau Oceanis 45

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 11 passengers
Rent a Jeanneau Sailboats cruiser in Marina del Rey, CA near me
Icon $250+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (36 bookings)

Luxury Sailing Aboard Beautiful Jeanneau 58

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Beneteau USA sloop in Toronto, ON near me
$425+ /hour

Toronto, ON

3hr Private Sailing Experience

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Other cruiser in Oceanside, CA near me
$198+ /hour

Oceanside, CA

5.0 (4 bookings)

45' Sailboat, Experience the Ocean in a Big Way

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Macgregor Yachts other in Redondo Beach, CA near me
$86+ /hour

Redondo Beach, CA

5.0 (5 bookings)

Power-Sailer Macgregor 19

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 5 passengers
Rent a Bali  catamaran in Marina del Rey, CA near me
$500+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (27 bookings)

Stunning 46' Bali Catamaran

3 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a J Boats cruiser racer in Stamford, CT near me
$163+ /hour

Stamford, CT

5.0 (11 bookings)

Sailing JOURNEY on the sound!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

How to rent a sailboat?

1

Find the perfect boat

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

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!


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.

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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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  • Had the best time out on the water celebrating my birthday! Everything was just as expected and the crew was amazing!...

    Devon

    Sep 2023

  • We had a fantastic and memorable evening on Julie’s boat. Julie and team provided great service from the moment we...

    Katya

    Sep 2023

  • Very nice experience in a spacious boat. We saw dolphins and all had a fun day. There is lots of room to bring food...

    Liza

    Sep 2023

  • The captain and 1st mate were sooo kind and accommodating! We loved our time in the boat and we had fun!! 💖

    Karina

    Sep 2023

  • Boat in great shape and simple to operate. Colton very helpful with his communication. Fantastic day.

    Zebulon

    Sep 2023
  • 5/5 stars

    We had a great time on the water despite weak winds. Jonathan keeps the Windsnap in very good condition and was...

    Jake

    Sep 2023

  • I had an amazing time ! Everything was perfect! Such a great way to celebrate my birthday! Definitely booking again...

    Vanessa

    Sep 2023
  • 5/5 stars

    Boat was well maintained and fully functional. Patrik was awesome to work with. We were looking for a review of...

    David

    Sep 2023
  • 5/5 stars

    Ronald

    Sep 2023

  • Julien's ensured our safety while making sure we had fun. His friendly demeanor and sense of humor added to the...

    Eni

    Sep 2023
  • 5/5 stars

    Captain William was awesome! He took us out on an adventure past the Golden Gate Bridge. We took lots of beautiful...

    AylaRose

    Sep 2023

  • We had a great afternoon sail with Brad. My honey took the helm pretty much the entire day. Brad has impressive...

    Claudia

    Sep 2023



Got questions?

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.


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