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Rent a YAMAHA bow rider in Long Beach, CA near me
Icon $119+ /hour

Long Beach, CA

5.0 (78 bookings)

2021 Yamaha AR190, Reliable, Safe, Beautiful, Fun in the Sun!

3 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a YAMAHA jet boat in San Diego, CA near me
Icon $116+ /hour

San Diego, CA

5.0 (65 bookings)

Yamaha Fun! ๐ŸŽ‰ Cruise, WB ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ‚, BT ๐ŸŽถ Large Bimini - Must See!

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a BENETEAU USA cruiser in Marina del Rey, CA near me
$184+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

Stunning Beneteau Grand Turismo 32 with Spacious Swim Platform

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 9 passengers
Rent a Crest Pontoons pontoon in Orangevale, CA near me
$99+ /hour

Orangevale, CA

5.0 (31 bookings)

Crest Pontoon 24 foot with ski tow bar *Launch, fuel, & tube included!

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a YAMAHA jet boat in Los Angeles, CA near me
Icon $76+ /hour

Los Angeles, CA

2020 Yamaha 212X With trailer

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Other motor yacht in Marina del Rey, CA near me
Icon $400+ /hour

Marina del Rey, CA

5.0 (179 bookings)

Ultimate Charter on Spacious 57โ€™ Luxury Yacht

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a YAMAHA jet boat in Homewood, CA near me
$150+ /hour

Homewood, CA

Enjoy Lake Tahoe in this 19' Yamaha AR 190 Boat

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 7 passengers
Rent a AVALON PONTOONS pontoon in Placerville, CA near me
Icon $133+ /hour

Placerville, CA

5.0 (19 bookings)

The "Little" Boat that could

3 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a YAMAHA jet boat in Newman, CA near me
Icon $106+ /hour

Newman, CA

5.0 (6 bookings)

2022 Yamaha AR190 Jet Boat

6 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a SEA-DOO pontoon in Copperopolis, CA near me
Icon $100+ /hour

Copperopolis, CA

5.0 (9 bookings)

SeaDoo Switch 18 Cruise Pontoon

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Bayliner ski and wakeboard in Incline Village, NV near me
$111+ /hour

Incline Village, NV

BEST PRICE GUARANTEED

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Bennington Marine pontoon in South Lake Tahoe, CA near me
Icon $201+ /hour

South Lake Tahoe, CA

4.8 (79 bookings)

25' Bennington Pontoon (seats 12 guest) Lake Tahoe Memorial Day Sale!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a TIGE' BOATS bow rider in Morristown, AZ near me
Icon $163+ /hour

Morristown, AZ

5.0 (15 bookings)

Wakesurf/Wakeboard - Fuel Included - Tige 22RZX

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Yamaha jet boat in Los Angeles, CA near me
$100+ /hour

Los Angeles, CA

4.9 (48 bookings)

2021 Yamaha AR190 Great and brand new boat - Delivery available! <br/>

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a SEASWIRL BOATS center console in Oceanside, CA near me
$88+ /hour

Oceanside, CA

21' Center Console Striper Fishing Boat

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 4 passengers
Rent a COBALT ski and wakeboard in Homewood, CA near me
Icon $294+ /hour

Homewood, CA

5.0 (16 bookings)

Cobalt 25 foot R5 Surf (2-12 people) - Lake Tahoe

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Bayliner bow rider in South Lake Tahoe, CA near me
Icon $165+ /hour

South Lake Tahoe, CA

4.9 (186 bookings)

21' Bowrider w/Wake Tower Up To 6 Lake Tahoe!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

How to rent a boat in California?

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.

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.

Boating with 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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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.

Thatโ€™s it! Youโ€™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 boatโ€™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 boatโ€™s size and the amount of time youโ€™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 youโ€™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 boat rentals reviews in California

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  • If you're considering renting a wakeboard boat, look no further. This boat is very nice, well-maintained, and has...

    Brandon

    Jul 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    Our Captain Ariel was awesome, great time!

    Wendy

    Jul 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    Chris, an exceptional host, guided my family and me through the Canal before setting us on our adventure. Without a...

    Rich

    Jul 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    We had an awesome time! Ariel was our captain and he was incredible. He made our trip perfect!! Thanks!

    Jeremy

    Jul 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    We all had a fabulous time on the water and our driver, Ariel was the most gracious kind and knowledgeable host. We...

    Teresa

    Jul 2024

  • Brian was great and our crew had a blast!!

    Lexi

    Jul 2024

  • Cheryl and her team were a blast to work with! We had the most amazing time on her boat celebrating a birthday. The...

    Clara

    Jul 2024

  • Great experience. Shawn made the process very smooth. Will definitely rent again.

    Scott

    Jul 2024

  • shawn was the absolute best! no better way to have spent my birthday.
    will definitely be back

    Julia

    Jul 2024

  • The boat was in pristine condition and had all the accessories you could need for activities out on the lake. It...

    Robert

    Jul 2024
  • 5/5 stars

    Nathan

    Jul 2024

  • Shawn was super easy to rent from and communicate with. His boat is in excellent condition, my family had a blast and...

    Kal

    Jul 2024

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