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Los Angeles Boat Rentals & Charters

When you’re visiting Los Angeles and the surrounding cities, renting a boat and spending time in the Pacific is a must. Rent or charter a boat from Los Angeles or nearby coastal towns like Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, and Long Beach. Rent a powerboat during your stay in Los Angeles for an unforgettable day of cruising the channel islands. Book a day trip to Catalina Island from Los Angeles for a fantastic day of exploring by motor yacht.

If you prefer to sail by wind power instead of by motor, book a sailing charter in Los Angeles. Catamaran rentals, monohull sailboat rentals, and many other vessels are available to explore around LA. Something is freeing about having the wind take you around. Relax on the deck of your sailboat with an experienced skipper and captain to show you the best of the coast of LA from the water.

It’s no secret that health and fitness are deeply embedded in LA culture. The locals in LA are an active bunch, running along the beaches, working out, enjoying all sorts of physical exercise in the sunshine. If you want to participate, book a kayak or stand-up paddleboard rental in Los Angeles. You can take a guided kayaking tour of LA or book equipment and explore on your own. Another activity that is popular in Los Angeles is surfing. Book a surfing lesson in LA or on Manhattan Beach with GetMyBoat for the perfect day of learning how to surf from the Californians.

Water sports are an excellent activity to try while in Los Angeles. Scuba diving charters, windsurfing, wakeboarding, and kiteboarding are all fun experiences to have while visiting LA. Book a scuba diving charter and head to Catalina Island and Two Harbors for an incredible day of diving. You’ll encounter marine life and astonishing kelp forests. Book a scuba charter for one day or several days during your trip to Los Angeles. If you aren’t into scuba diving, book a snorkeling tour if you still want to see fish and sea life.

A favorite activity for visitors to Los Angeles is jet ski tours. Fly through the waves on a rented jet ski from one of the ports in LA. It’s a fun way to get an adrenaline rush and stop at different beaches. Rent a jet ski or book a tour for an unforgettable experience.

Boating Events in Los Angeles

In addition to the massive boat parties that leave from Los Angeles, there are other boating events organized in LA throughout the year. The Los Angeles Yacht Club puts on various sailing regattas including the Harbor Cup, the Oceania River Cruise, and various rowing club regattas. The Los Angeles Boat Show is another great event if you’re looking to buy a boat in LA.

Top Things To Do in Los Angeles

No matter what type of traveler you are, you can find something to suit your interests while in LA. For museum and cultural enthusiasts, check out the Getty Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Museum of Tolerance, and the Japanese American National Museum are fantastic spots in LA, and the perfect choices for a rainy day.

Baseball fans should head to the LA Dodgers stadium for a ball game. There are also lots of top-notch restaurants in LA to enjoy - depending on your culinary preferences you can eat anything from Japanese to Mexican to Eastern European. There’s a tremendous blend of cultures and heritages in LA, resulting in a diverse and delicious food scene.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy their time in Los Angeles. Hiking in Griffith Park, Tongva Park, or Grand Park are all great places to go for a walk and get some fresh air. Drive down Mulholland Drive, see the Hollywood sign and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, or visit the Santa Monica Pier for a picturesque day in LA.

Marinas in Los Angeles

Marina Del Rey Marina, Esprit Marina Del Rey - Boat Slips & Boat Club, Holiday Harbor, California Yacht Club and the Los Angeles Yacht Club marinas are the perfect place to visit to watch boats cruising in and out or admiring stunning yachts moored in their berths. Walk on the docks past rows and rows of incredible ships, or get local advice from marina staff on boating in the area.

Using GetMyBoat to Rent Your Next Boat

Experiencing the water has never been easier thanks to GetMyBoat. GetMyBoat allows you to 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 safety checks on each rental transaction.

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About Los Angeles

Los Angeles or LA is the most populous city in California. Known as the City of Angels, it’s a cultural epicenter of the West Coast of the United States. It sits near the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by smaller cities and communities that make up the Greater Los Angeles area. There is an endless list of things to see and do in Los Angeles, and no visit to the United States is complete without a stop in LA.

The best time of year to visit Los Angeles is during the shoulder seasons of summer when prices will be more reasonable since kids are in school, and you won’t get trapped in a blistering heat wave. You’ll still have sunshine and warmth so you can enjoy the beach and all the outdoor fun that LA has to offer.

To get to Los Angeles, finding a flight to the massive airport LAX is accessible from any major city, both in the United States and worldwide. It’s one of the busiest airports in the world. You can also arrive by Greyhound bus, or drive if you plan on making a road trip. Be aware that traffic in and around Los Angeles is infamously terrible, so plan on leaving with extra time whenever you try to get anywhere.

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Can you surf in Los Angeles?

The beaches of Los Angeles are not only suitable for surfing, but they are famous for it! Rent a surfboard or book a surfing lesson on beaches like Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Venice Beach, Ocean Park at Santa Monica, and Sunset Point Beach, to get started. Surfboard rentals in Los Angeles typically cost $20/hour, and private lessons start around $80-100 per person for a two-hour surf lesson.

Where can I go outside in Los Angeles?

In addition to coastline hikes, the beaches of Los Angeles are some of the most popular outdoor spots to explore. Go to Marina del Rey and charter a yacht for a sunset cruise. Visit Santa Monica for a surf lesson or beach walk. Check out sailing from Redondo Beach or explore Long Beach on a kayak rental. There are tons of options for getting outside in Los Angeles.

How can I spend a day in Los Angeles?

A great way to spend a day in Los Angeles is to get away from the busy city and head to a beach. Here you can enjoy sunbathing, stopping at beachfront restaurants and bars, and trying a variety of activities on the water. For a luxurious day in LA, try a yacht rental or charter with friends. Enjoy cocktails on board as you cruise the California coastline. Want to learn how to surf? You’re in the right place. There are so many ways to enjoy a day in Los Angeles on the water.

What's the hottest month in Los Angeles?

August is the hottest month in Los Angeles. If you’re visiting LA in August you’ll want to spend time at the beach to cool down. Jump in the Pacific for a swim, rent a boat, or feel the breeze with a sailing charter in LA in August.

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Los Angeles.

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    Nykia
    52' ft Cruiser Yacht for 6 Guests in Newport Beach, California

    Yacht is amazing! Just as described. The Flemings are so nice. They waited on us hand and foot. They were very knowledgeable of the area, and we were able to see sealions, and whales. I recommend booking with them you won’t be disappointed.

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    Maggie
    Tiara 3600 Open Motor Yacht in Newport Beach

    Everything was wonderful. Elliott prepared me for the trip and answered all my questions in a timely manner. His first mate for our trip was beyond wonderful. The whole experience was very accommodating. They both made me feel amazing and both were very knowledgeable and helpful. I definitely recommend because it is an amazing experience and a forever memory.

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    Laurence
    48' Luxury Yacht in Long Beach, California

    Captain Nick was very professional, everything we asked him to he accommodated, and when he helped us make it back to harbor without anyone getting too seasick and new what to do to stop the seasickness. Book with him if you want a spacious experience for a first time boat trip or a party where you want to eat drink and prepare to own food, there is room to have people change and shower on board too!

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    Lisa
    Top Rated, 5 Stars, Entertainer's Dream Yacht

    Amazing day! The boat is pristine and beautiful. The captain and crew were fabulous. You are lucky to be able to experience this in your lifetime. We anchored at Emerald Bay and swam a bit. Absolutely beautiful. Do this. You will be happy.

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    Orion
    20' BOW RIDER in Newport Beach

    This experience is one we will never forget we decided last minute to try and rent a boat and getmyboat.com has been a blessing along with the service and provision of Nassar,He was very polite and accommodating to our every need . The three hour ride was just the right amount of time for family just what we needed to get away from the busy work week we will definitely be returning customers can’t wait to do it again ! Thank You and God bless you :)

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    Jason
    Tiara 3600 Open Motor Yacht in Newport Beach

    We had a great afternoon trip with Elliott. We had originally only planned a three hour tour, but deceived to extend an extra hour and get the sunset. He is tremendously knowledgeable about the Newport area and great tour guide as well as captain. We plan on boating again with him soon.