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Rhode Island Boat Rentals & Charters

If you have been looking for the ideal New England seaside location, then Rhode Island could be the perfect place. With its stunning beaches and cliffs, historic structures, incredible cuisine, varied water activities, well-appointed marinas, and storied maritime tradition, Rhode Island regularly captures the hearts of boaters who love history and culture as much as they love the sea. Renting a boat in Rhode Island is a fabulous way to enjoy the outdoors, especially during the summer months.

Best boat rental destinations in Rhode Island

One of the most famous Rhode Island boating towns in the state is the small boating town of Newport.Newport, Rhode Island is a picturesque little New England town perched on the southern side of Aquidneck Island. Newport is the perfect place to rent a sailboat and cruise by wind power. It has a rich history, maritime tradition, delicious New England cuisine, gorgeous beaches and cliffs, numerous varieties of water activities, and a sizeable collection of well-equipped marinas. Newport offers so many different experiences and diversions that there is sure to be plenty to keep any boater occupied and eagerly anticipating a return visit.

Another great boating destination in Rhode Island is Narragansett which is a fantastic destination for surfing, water sports, and enjoying the beach.

Whether you enjoy the classic sailing experience, the thrill of driving a powerboat, fishing, the sensation of paddling through the water, or learning a new way to enjoy the sea, there are water activities in Rhode Island that are certain to appeal to you. Some of the seaside recreations you can enjoy in Rhode Island that will put you in or on the water include: classic yacht rentals, sailboat charters, fishing charters, day sail trips, luxury motor yacht rentals, diving charters, speed boat rental, kayak, canoe, and stand up paddleboard rentals.

Why you should visit Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s signature blend of New England coastal beauty and refined culture has proved a potent combination for luring the curious and adventurous boaters around the world. Whether you are a boater searching out the historic heart of America along the Atlantic Coast or you want a family-friendly vacation with plenty of water activities for every age and interest, you are sure to enjoy your stay in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island.

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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Rhode Island.

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    Brian
    42' Sailboat "J/42 Affinity" Cruising Monohull Sailing Charter in Newport, Rhode Island

    such an incredible experience. tony was an excellent host and captain. the boat was beautiful as was the scenery while we sailed. tony was attentive, funny, and communicative during the entire process. i would highly recommend him and Affinity" to all. you will not be disappointed.

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    Lindsay
    34' Mainship Pilot Power Boat for charter with Captain in Newport, Rhode Island

    Captain Charles was the best! the boat was very clean and ran so smoothly. Charles was a great captain and had a wealth of knowledge about Newport and surrounding area. he was so wonderful with our children too! We will definitely be coming back for another trip with Charles!!!

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    Douglas
    34' Mainship Pilot Power Boat for charter with Captain in Newport, Rhode Island

    Charles and Vanessa were the perfect hosts for our charter. Very personable, friendly and all around great people. The boat is immaculate and comfy. It was the perfect way to celebrate my wife’s birthday. Recommend to everyone. Couldn’t be happier. THANK YOU FOR A GREAT EXPERIENCE !!!

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    Maksim
    25' Catalina Classic Pocket Cruiser "Double Diamond" Sailing Yacht Charter with Captain Mike in Providence, Rhode Island

    This is 25 feet boat so you have to be ready to move around when needed. We had great time with Mike. I learned how to steer and navigate. He provided a lot of interesting information about sailing. This is amazing feeling when you catch wind and start going 5-6 knots.

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    Bill
    38ft Safari a Downeast Lobster Motor Yacht Rental in Newport, Rhode Island

    I highly recommend Christian’s Downeast Lobster Motor Yacht. This boat has plenty of room and a lot of character. We were very glad we picked this boat over the other typical speed boats for our daylong tour. Christian gave us a wonderful experience and an excellent tour of the area. I would definitely book Christian’s boat again.

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    Marystella
    Rent this Bertram Boat in Newport, RI

    Andrew was very accommodating and he waited for us as we were taking our wedding photos prior to our ride. We will definitely reach out to Andrew again! We highly recommend him!