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    42 Sailing Monohull Tours in Sausalito
    hour$175
    Super Owner4 guests

    42 Sailing Monohull Tours in Sausalito

    Hurricane 188 Deck Boat in Oakland California
    hour$125
    8 guests

    Hurricane 188 Deck Boat in Oakland California

    Beautiful Mainship 34 out of South Beach in San Francisco
    hour$350
    6 guests

    Beautiful Mainship 34 out of South Beach in San Francisco

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    San Francisco Boat Rentals

    Explore San Francisco with a boat rental. Sailing in San Francisco is extremely popular - you can give yourself a taste of America's Cup by booking a private sailing charter with a local San Francisco captain. Chartering a boat in this part of California enables you to kick back and enjoy the cruise, without having to worry about driving or all the other little details. Book a sunset cruise in San Francisco and enjoy drinks and dinner onboard a boat cruising the bay. 

    Planning an event in San Francisco, like a birthday party, bachelorette party, or some other celebration? Take it on the water with a party boat. Party boats and catamarans are great for hosting events in San Francisco - a captain and crew can help you plan the perfect day on the water for your guests.

    Renting a boat for a day in San Francisco is a great way to spend a weekend. Charter a yacht or a sailboat for a luxurious day of exploring around San Francisco. A private boat rental lets you explore the city on your own terms from the water. Cruising beneath the Golden Gate Bridge or taking a ferry that departs from the Ferry Building at the foot of Market Street are experiences you'll never forget.

    San Francisco Boat Rental FAQs

    How much does it cost to rent a boat in San Francisco?

    Boat rentals in San Francisco start at $150/hour for a modest sailboat or small powerboat rental. Prices can go up to well over $4,000 for private luxury yacht charters in San Francisco.

    What can you see on a boat tour in San Francisco?

    On a boat tour in San Francisco you can check out all the highlights like:

    • Alcatraz Island
    • The Golden Gate Bridge
    • San Francisco Bay
    • Angel Island
    • Fisherman’s Wharf

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    GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in San Francisco.

    1. JM
      Jeanine
      Sail San Francisco Bay On 51' Morgan Out Island Ketch with Captain

      The boat is wonderful and well described by previous reviews. We had an epic evening, thanks to Captain Andy and Tom. I can’t say enough positives about them. They were welcoming, easy to be around and kept us safe. They showed us the beauty of Sausalito and San Francisco. A few members in our group were not sure about wanting to go sailing, thanks to Captain Andy and Tom, they are looking forward to booking again with them. I highly recommend this boat and Captain Andy and Tom. Thank you again!

    2. KM
      Ken
      Book the Private Boat Tours in - Brisbane, California on Dream Boat Motor Yacht

      Everything was great, especially our captain, Ryan. It was the perfect way to watch the air show in the bay. If I had to criticize anything, it’s that the boat interior was a little dated and worn, but this didn’t prevent us from enjoying a moment of our time on the water. Our entire group had a wonderful time!

    3. Sandra
      Sandra
      Luxury Sailing Yacht on Santa Cruz 50 Sailboat Downtown San Francisco, California!

      We learned so much on what to do and not do on a charter. No alcohol, no plastic or black sole shoes are allowed on board. All of it made sense and was worth the sailing adventure excursion. I encourage anyone interested to go on the bay to do it, as our group had an amazing time with Captain Drew and his crew!!!

    4. LM
      LaMailede
      44ft Golden Island Motor Yacht Charter in Sausalito, California

      One of the most important things for me as a customer is great service. Tim did not disappoint. He made sure we were comfortable, the details were easy and exact. He was friendly and fun and really made the trip perfect. The trip itself was beautiful and refreshing. Looking forward to the next one with him.

    5. CG
      Chris
      Luxury Sailing Yacht on Santa Cruz 50 Sailboat Downtown San Francisco, California!

      Drew and team were top notch, they must have made a significant offering to the weather gods too because it was impeccable sailing in the bay. Great views of Alcatraz the Bay bridge Golden gate bridge was just an all around wonderful time with friends/colleagues and a great chat with the crew on a beautiful vessel.

    6. SC
      Sydney
      Sail San Francisco Bay On 51' Morgan Out Island Ketch with Captain

      Captain Pam and Keith are amazing! Pam was a great communicator and made the planning and preparation super easy. Keith was on deck the day-of and made sure to take the yacht to the most sunny, smooth waters. We had a great time and highly recommend!