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Rent a boat and enjoy the water anywhere in the world.
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.
I booked this trip with the intentions of proposing to my now fiancé an the captain and the crew was amazing in making it happen.... we swam with turtles, whale watched and saw flying fish. To end the evening we grilled and hung out with the city view of Honolulu and diamond head
40' VanDutch Ultra Luxury Day Yacht in Newport Beach for Day Parties, Birthdays, Engagements - Its Perfect
The Van Dutch is an awesome boat! If you are looking for luxury and an awesome experience on the water look no further. I booked the Skyfall for a surprise proposal to my fiancée and it was better than I could have imagined. Captain Jim was great and very knowledgeable.
9 of us (4 adults and 5 kids) spent 3 amazing hours on the water. The kids could not believe how magical the day was - swimming with sea turtkles, having spinner dolphins splash around the boat, and seeing whales in the distance. And then everyone took a little nap on our way back to the marina. ... length of room for our crew in this comfortable and size able boat. Would do it again tomorrow!!!!
Private Boating Party - 8 to 12 People! Rated #1🥇Party Cruise in San Diego! (Mission Bay or Downtown San Diego)
Our group had a great time! Our driver, Matt, was awesome and gave a great tour of the bay. Definitely recommend going through this company. Very responsive before the trip up until our departure!
Everything was amazing! The communication leading up to the day was fantastic. Very quick replies. The while crew on the day was outstanding. Would definitely book again and recommend to all! Thank you for such a great day trip.
The group that took us out to see was amazing. They were very chill and allowed us to have a good time... would definitely book with them again.