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Are you ready to get out on the water? Rent or charter anything from a small motorboat to a sailboat to a yacht. Whether you're planning a vacation abroad or looking for a fun experience locally, renting a boat is a great way to take in the scenery and enjoy time with family and friends. Rent or charter a boat with or without a captain for your convenience.
Using GetMyBoat to rent your next boat.
Experiencing the water has never been easier thanks to GetMyBoat. GetMyBoat allows you to quickly search, compare prices, submit rental inquiries, and pay for your rental or charter from the convenience of your phone or computer. We offer a secure platform for renters to facilitate a seamless rental transaction. For boat owners, we connect millions of renters to their boat and provide the security and safe checks on each rental transaction.
Search for the perfect experience now and book your dream day out on the water.
Things to consider for your boat rental or charter.
- Ask the captain to help you plan an itinerary including places to visit and the time needed to get there.
- Ask the captain if gas is included in the price of your trip. Some owners include gas in the price and some don't, so be sure to ask.
- Picking the right size and type of boat for your trip and guest count makes a huge difference. Make sure that the boat you choose can accommodate what you want to do and group size. When in doubt, message the captain and ask.
Boat Rental FAQs
Can you rent a boat for a day?
Yes, you can rent a boat for a day with GetMyBoat. You can also rent a boat by the hour, half-day, day, for multiple days, or any duration that owners set on their boat rental listings.
How much does it cost to rent a boat for a day?
The cost depends on the type of boat you want to rent. A pontoon boat rental can start as low as $200 a day and for something more luxurious like a motor yacht rental the cost can increase to $5,000 a day.
Do you need a boat license to rent a boat?
No, you do not need a license to rent a boat. With GetMyBoat you can rent a boat that includes a licensed captain so that you can enjoy your time on the water. If you want to drive the boat yourself, depending on the specific location you will need to at the very least have a Boating Safety Certificate.
What kind of boats can I rent?
Depending on availability, you can rent anything from a pontoon boat to a motor yacht. GetMyBoat has rental options for every type of boater. We have sailboats, wakeboarding boats, yachts, and party boats all for rent through our easy-to-use platform.
How can I rent a boat?
Renting a boat has never been easier thanks to GetMyBoat. It’s simple, just search GetMyBoat by the location you wish to visit, filter the boats based on type and group size, and submit a rental inquiry once you find a boat you like. Boat owners will respond with a custom offer and you can confirm and pay for the rental all through the website.
How long is a half-day boat rental?
Typically a half-day boat rental is any rental duration that lasts 4 hours. Boat owners usually like to split the day into two rentals, one in the morning for 4 hours and then a second for the later part of the day. Through GetMyBoat you can specify what timeframe you would like to reserve and the owner will let you know if they can or cannot accommodate your rental times.
How does GetMyBoat work for Renters?
Renting a boat is simple and quick with GetMyBoat. You first search for the type of boat you would like to rent by location. You review the boats available for rent in that location and then submit a rental inquiry to the owner of the boat you want to rent. You specify the dates, group size, and duration of the rental. After you submit the inquiry, the owner will respond with a customized rental offer for you to review. Once you agree on the rental terms, you pay for the rental in full via credit card through GetMyBoat to secure your rental reservation.
GetMyBoat customer reviews for Boat Rentals worldwide.
40' VanDutch Ultra Luxury Day Yacht in Newport Beach for Day Parties, Birthdays, Engagements - Its Perfect
This was a wonderful experience. Jim, the captain, ensured our celebration was meaningful and aligned to our desires and expectations. the boat is perfect for celebrating in a single location (enough seating to gather together) as well as jumping and swimming in the ocean.
Had an awesome family outing on Nassar’s boat! He was extremely patient with directions when I got a bit lost on my way to the dock and was great about explaining areas and places to explore with the boat. The whole family (+2 dogs haha) had a blast and we will definitely rent from Nassar again!
We had a rental for my sister’s bachelorette party and cannot say enough good things about our experience! Zach was the best, most gracious caption and made our time on the lake a blast. We will definitely be repeat customers!
The experience was perfect for my birthday trip. The boat was so comfortable and roomy. We had a relaxing sail filled with fun and great views at sea. The captain took pictures for us and made sure we had everything we needed and we’re safe. I would definitely book recommend and book again. Such a great birthday experience.
45' Sea Ray Sundancer up to 12 guests as Low as $ 275 per hr - water toys included: water carpet, paddle board, floating noodles, goggles..! Very clean and well maintained Yacht!
James and his team are absolutely fantastic ! We had amazing time on this boat . It’s very clean , very nice , team is well prepared and very caring . I would highly recommend their service and this boat . We will be back !!!! Thank you so much !
We had a wonderful time sailing with Captain Alberto and his wife Grace! My husband and I and two of our friends went for an afternoon cruise as a birthday celebration. The boat was beautiful and they were friendly and gracious hosts. I was interested in learning more about sailing and Captain Alberto (an experienced sailing instructor) was a great teacher. Captain Alberto was also very responsive and helpful when we were making the arrangements for the trip. We hope to have an opportunity to do this again, and highly recommend a trip with Captain Alberto!