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Rent a Sea Ray Boats cruiser in San Diego, CA near me
$335+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (80 bookings)

8 Passenger Private Yacht Party Cruises w/ Captain in San Diego Bay

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Harbor Master by EMG Inc. motor yacht in Chula Vista, CA near me
$392+ /hour

Chula Vista, CA

5.0 (5 bookings)

57' Party Yacht🍹San Diego Bay 🎶 Music | Bathroom | 🍾 BYOB | 13pax

2 - 4 hours Captained
Up to 13 passengers
Rent a Other catamaran in Marina del Rey, CA near me
$350+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (200 bookings)

42' Luxurious Lagoon Catamaran!

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Stephens Brothers classic in Sausalito, CA near me
$188+ /hour

Sausalito, CA

Cruise San Francisco Bay on a Century-Old Sausalito Yacht

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Hatteras motor yacht in Los Angeles, CA near me
Icon $650+ /hour

Los Angeles, CA

4.8 (117 bookings)

Up to 40 Passengers! Cruise Long Beach & LA Harbor!

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 40 passengers
Rent a Other cruiser in San Diego, CA near me
Icon $403+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (21 bookings)

44' Express Cruiser Motor Yacht, specialized in making memories!!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Other motor yacht in Marina del Rey, CA near me
Icon $449+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (151 bookings)

Ultimate Charter on Spacious 57’ Luxury Yacht

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Bluewater Yachts motor yacht in San Diego, CA near me
Icon $625+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (67 bookings)

62ft Island Boat: 🥳HUGE Deck 💃Dance Floor 🎤Karaoke 🌇San Diego Bay

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 13 passengers
Rent a De Antonio motor yacht in Newport Beach, CA near me
$500+ /hour

Newport Beach, CA

45ft Exotic Sport Yacht In Newport Beach

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 11 passengers
Rent a Catamaran Cruiser catamaran in Marina del Rey, CA near me
Icon $292+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (91 bookings)

Sail Your Stress Away on Our Comfortable Catamaran!

2 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Chris Craft motor yacht in Newport Beach, CA near me
$700+ /hour

Newport Beach, CA

5.0 (43 bookings)

50 Passenger Coast Guard Certified Yacht Charter - 65' Motor Yacht

2 - 4 hours Captained
Up to 50 passengers
Rent a Bali  catamaran in Marina del Rey, CA near me
$550+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (32 bookings)

Stunning 46' Bali Catamaran

3 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Other walkaround in Redondo Beach, CA near me
Icon $650+ /hour

Redondo Beach, CA

5.0 (67 bookings)

39 Passenger Custom Party Cruiser

2 - 4 hours Captained
Up to 39 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray motor yacht in Newport Beach, CA near me
$275+ /hour

Newport Beach, CA

4.9 (202 bookings)

40ft Luxury Yacht Charter In Newport Beach

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats cruiser in Newport Beach, CA near me
Icon $794+ /hour

Newport Beach, CA

5.0 (16 bookings)

43 Ft. Sea Ray Sundancer

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Coastal Yachts cruiser in San Diego, CA near me
$775+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (80 bookings)

50' Bella Luna Yacht Party for up to 40 Guests on the Bay

2 - 4 hours Captained
Up to 40 passengers
Rent a Uniflite motor yacht in Marina del Rey, CA near me
Icon $383+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (57 bookings)

Stabilizers, Huge Bow Cushion, Bar Deck - 50ft Motor Yacht

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Bayliner motor yacht in Marina del Rey, CA near me
Icon $395+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (57 bookings)

ONE OF A KIND CHARTERS ON THIS 53’ LUXURY YACHT

3 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers

How to rent a yacht in California?

1

Find the perfect boat

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

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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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 yacht rentals reviews in California

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  • 5/5 stars

    Was such a wonderful time! Thank you to Athan for being such a great captain!

    Courtney

    Feb 2024

  • Thank you so much for this amazing experience. We loved every moment of our 3 hour experience. From the time we met...

    Erin

    Feb 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    Mark and CJ were AMAZING!! it was for my 24th birthday with all my friends and they were super accommodating and very...

    Alexa

    Feb 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    Went on this boat with Captain Mark and had the best time celebrating my 25th birthday with 12 friends and family....

    Rachna

    Feb 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    We had great time for a bachelor party with beautiful sunset views

    Sai Rahul

    Feb 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    We had the best time ever! We celebrated my 22nd birthday with 35 of my closest friends and it was the best...

    jenna

    Feb 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    Caleb

    Feb 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    Young

    Jan 2024

  • Captain Jeff and Dottie were very helpful , friendly and accommodating, they make sure that our stay is comfortable...

    Carmela

    Jan 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    We had a great trip with Athan! He showed us all around the San Diego Bay and shared a wealth of knowledge. We were...

    Kristina

    Jan 2024

  • Sam

    Dec 2023

  • John

    Dec 2023

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