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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.
Loved the whole experience with Steve!! He’s a great communicator, his posting was very accurate. Steve was very welcoming and accommodating to the whole group (15 of us). Very chill and down to earth, great to talk to and cool with kids. Overall we’d definitely be coming back ☺️
We had a wonderful time with Steve having our team meeting on beautiful Lake Washington! The boat was clean and we felt safe the entire time! We wore masks and Steve and Andy helped us with any requests. We will definitely charter with Steve again!
Our family had a great time on Luke’s pontoon boat! The whole experience from beginning to end was perfect. Luke gave us some tips on where to go so that was really nice since the lake is huge. My daughter loved being pulled on the tube! I would definitely rent from him again.
David was FANTASTIC!! Literally cant speak highly enough of David and his boat. This was a pretty last minute booking and David was able to go above and beyond and accommodated everyone of our requests. He was so kind and polite and gave us all the details to ensure everything went smooth for a surprise birthday party! He made sure our guests were safe while also allowing us to have fun. He took several photos and videos for us to have lasting memories. The boat is incredible and exceeded all expectations, he allowed us to put up some decorations inside for the birthday boy and they were the perfect touch for the special day. Plenty of space for everyone! Thank you so much David!!
My family and I had an amazing time on Brad’s boat. First of all, the boat is gorgeous and very clean. He was our pilot and he recommended cool places to check out on Lake Tahoe. We went to emerald bay and did water tubing afterwards. He is so friendly and accommodating! My family and I will be booking him again! Highly recommend him - 10/10!!
Captain Alberto and his 38’ Hunter were perfect for an afternoon sail on the bay! He responded to the inquiry and communications quickly. You help as much or as little as you want, and the Hunter is perfectly setup to take a dip in the bay if you want.