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The Best Boat Rentals in Boston

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much does renting a boat in Boston cost?

    Boat rentals in Boston start at $110/hour for a basic powerboat rental for a city sightseeing tour in Boston. Prices for a boat rental or charter in Boston can exceed $1000/hour for luxury yacht charters. You can book fishing charters in Boston for about $120/hour.

    Where can I boat in Boston?

    Popular boating spots in Boston include Lovell’s Island, the Charles River, the National Park on Harbor Islands, and other islands off the coast of the city like Spectacle Island, Thompson Island, and Nantasket Beach.

    Do you need a boating license in Boston, MA?

    You do not need a special license, however, boaters under the age of 18 need to complete a boating safety course successfully and receive a certificate, and then they can operate a motorboat under adult supervision.

    What is the best time of year to visit Boston?

    The best time of year to visit Boston is during May and June or September and October. The temperatures will be pleasant without being too hot and you can enjoy the highlights of the city like boating and sightseeing without huge crowds.