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The Best Boat Rentals in Sarasota

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      Found one you like? Send a rental inquiry with your preferred trip details, and you’ll receive an offer from your captain to book.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much does it cost to rent a boat in Sarasota?

    Boat rentals in Sarasota cost between $65/hour for a budget powerboat and can go up in price to $2,000/day for a luxury yacht charter. Pontoon rentals are popular in Sarasota and cost around $85/hour.

    How is the fishing in Sarasota?

    Fishing is a great activity to try in Sarasota. Fishing charters and fishing boat rentals cost between $200 and $2000 per day, with lots of different options depending on the fishing experience you’re looking for in Sarasota.

    Do I need a license to captain a boat in Sarasota, Fl?

    Yes, you need a license to captain a boat in Sarasota, FL if the boat has a motor of 10 horsepower or more. Florida law requires anyone born after January 1, 1988, to have a Boater Education Card, also known as a Florida Boating License, to operate a boat with a motor of 10 horsepower or more. The card can be obtained by completing an approved boating safety course, which covers topics such as boating laws, safety equipment, navigation, and more. Non-residents who have a boating safety card or certificate from another state or country that meets Florida's standards may also use it to operate a boat in Sarasota.