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Brooklyn, NY

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NYC Summer on the Water

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Jersey City, NJ

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Enjoy a relaxing cruise around new York Harbor

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers

New Rochelle, NY

4.9 (30)

Alpha Yachts 42 Catamaran

4 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 12 passengers

Hoboken, NJ

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See all the sights of NYC from the water!

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 6 passengers

Brooklyn, NY

5.0 (14)

Private Sail New York with Brooklyn Sail

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

New York, NY

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The Yacht Club Experience

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers

New York, NY

4.2 (6)

Experience the Beauty of New York Harbor

2 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Jersey City, NJ

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NYC Weekday 2 Hour Private Yacht Charter $975.

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Port Washington, NY

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Sailing the Long Island Sound with Captain Steve

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Port Washington, NY

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Beautiful Yacht -NYC AND SURROUNDING

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Jersey City, NJ

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Spectacular NYC Views on 37' Catamaran

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers

Englewood Cliffs, NJ

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Enjoy this amazing season with friends and family

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 10 passengers
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Why Boatsetter?

As the global leader in peer-to-peer boat rentals, Boatsetter offers an easy, safe and accessible way to experience on-the-water adventure. With boat rentals in 600+ locations, finding a boat is easy and with the option to tap into the largest network of USCG licensed captains, boating experience is not required.

Why Boatsetter?

Get out on the water worry-free, knowing our insurance covers every boating trip

Choosing the right boat rental platform is essential to your peace of mind while on the water. That's why we've gone the extra mile to focus on safety through our exclusive partnership with GEICO Marine and BoatUS. As the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer rental, you are protected during all rentals with insurance coverage and on-water assistance through TowBoatUS.

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Frequently asked questions

What makes Boatsetter different from other boat rental platforms?

What makes Boatsetter different is peace of mind. Boatsetter is the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer boat rental. We know choosing the right boat rental platform is essential to your experience while on the water. That's why we've gone the extra mile to focus on safety through our exclusive partnership with GEICO Marine and BoatUS. As the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer rental, you are protected during all rentals with insurance coverage and on-water assistance through TowBoatUS.

How to rent a boat on Boatsetter?

At Boatsetter, our mission is to make getting out on the water as easy as possible. With our intuitive booking system, you can rent a boat as soon as today.

-First, you must determine your budget and the type of boat you want to rent.

-Next, decide where you would like to boat and the kind of boat you would like to spend the day on.

-Finally, determine if you will be needing a boat captain and reach out to the boat owner.

That’s it! You’re officially on your way to a fantastic day out on the water.

How much does it cost to rent a boat?

The cost to rent a boat depends on whether you are renting for a half-day or a full day, the boat features and the boat size can impact your boat rental price. Rental prices can range from $200 to $1,000 plus depending on the boat rental itself and the length of time of the rental.

How many people can fit on the boat rental?

The number of people who can fit on boat rental largely depends on the boat’s size and how many life jackets are on board. Currently the coast guard allows a maximum of 10-12 people on a Boatsetter boat rental.

How much does it cost to rent a yacht?

The cost of renting a yacht depends on the boat’s size and the amount of time you’ll use the yacht. The onboard amenities and luxurious accommodations also dictate the price. You can contact our yacht specialists for a custom quote by visiting https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

How old do you have to be to rent a boat?

You must be 18 years old to rent a captained boat and 25 years old if you would like to rent a bareboat charter.

Do I need a boating license to rent a boat?

Boating license requirements vary from state to state. As a renter, you are responsible for understanding local state requirements.

Can you rent a yacht for the day?

Boatsetter allows you to rent a yacht for the day. Single-day yacht rentals are available for a select number of yachts. To chat with a yacht specialist please visit https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

Can you rent a yacht for the week?

Boatsetter allows its customers to rent a yacht for the week. Renting a yacht for a week gives you more access to the wide range of yachts available on our platform. You can either book a rental directly through the site or connect with one of our charter specialists to plan your trip here: https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

Can you rent a yacht for the month?

Booking a month-long yacht rental is a detailed and hands-off process when working with our team of yacht charter specialists. We tailor each yacht charter to our client's specific wants and needs. Our luxury yacht charter specialists can be reached at (954) 715-4114 or by visiting https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

How to rent a private yacht?

Renting a private yacht is a very detailed experience that caters to your exact needs while onboard one of our luxury yachts. To plan your private yacht rentals experience please visit https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

How much does it cost to rent a pontoon boat?

The cost of renting a pontoon boat depends on the size, location, and rental time of the boat. Prices can range anywhere from $200 for a half-day rental or just under a $1,000 for longer rentals.

How much does it cost to charter a yacht?

The cost to charter a yacht varies depending on the boat size and the length of the charter. Prices typically range from less than $1,000 to $5,000 plus if you’re wanting to charter the yacht overnight.

How much does it cost to rent a boat for the day?

The cost of renting a boat for the day on average ranges from $200 to $1200. The cost to rent a boat varies depending on the size of the boat and the length of time that you will be using the boat.

How does the boat insurance work?

Boat insurance typically covers loss caused by things such as fire, sinking, storms, and collisions. The extent of the coverage varies depending on the policy.

Do I need my own insurance to rent a boat?

You do not need boat insurance when renting with Boatsetter. Coverage is provided under the Peer-to-Peer Boat Rental Policy, which is underwritten by GEICO Marine Insurance Company. The policy was written from the ground up as a stand-alone recreational boat rental insurance policy covering the period of time that the boat is being rented and is available for all non-commercially insured boats.

Does Boatsetter screen renters?

Yes. We use a system called Cognito to ensure that payment information matches the renter's identity. We also require renters taking out a captained boat to be at least 18 years old and on a bareboat to be at least 25 years old.

Is listing my boat on Boatsetter free?

Yes! Listing a boat is completely free. We only take a commission when your boat is rented. We only make money when you do!

What if I'm not comfortable having a renter drive my boat?

If you are not comfortable having a renter drive your boat, we have an expansive network of licensed and experienced captains. Once your boat is listed, you can filter through our network of captains and favorite captains in your area that you would like to operate your boat.


New Yorks’s Most Popular Experiences

If you have decided to rent a boat in New York City, here are three very popular things to do while exploring this famous area.

Explore the Hudson River
The Hudson River is 315 miles long, and it flows from north to south through eastern New York state. Originating in the Adirondack Mountains, the river is one of the most recognizable features of New York City. From the comfort of your New York boat rental, you can enjoy the scenery as well as take part in activities like water skiing, kayaking, or swimming in the river.

Visit Coney Island
Sail over from Manhattan, dock your New York City boat rental, and step ashore. In just a few hours, you can be transported from all of Manhattan’s bright lights to the old-school amusement of Coney Island. Coney Island offers unique entertainment that can feel worlds away from downtown.

Sail Around the Statue of Liberty
Enjoy your New York City boat rental by sailing around the Statue of Liberty as you experience sightseeing from the water. Marvel at the Manhattan skyline and see Lady Liberty as never before.

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New York’s Best Bodies of Water

Cold Spring Harbor

This harbor is also perfect for watersports like water skiing and wakeboarding. Near the harbor, you will discover the Historic North Shore of Long Island, which is one of the most popular sailing areas near New York City. The coastline here features plenty of beaches, parks, and refreshing waters, as well as impressive historic mansions.

Freeport’s Nautical Mile

Dock your New York City boat rental at Freeport’s Nautical Mile to enjoy the many bars, restaurants, and marinas. You can stroll along the entire mile and watch some fishermen shucking clams and fresh fish being brought in right off the fishing boats. The pier at the end sometimes even has fireworks shows.

Fire Island

Sail your New York City boat rental to Fire Island, where the water is flat and calm for at least 150 square miles. You’ll have a chance to visit Sailors Haven on Fire Island’s Ocean Beach, or perhaps even to explore the Sunken Forest, swim at a lifeguarded beach, or roam around in search of interesting seashells.

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Top boat rental reviews in New York, NY

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  • what a great time with Ian on his boat! Ian will make sure that you are ready for the trip and will arrange...

    Vincent

    Apr 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    The boat was spotlessly clean, easy to drive (pilot?), and loads of fun. And the weather cooperated. Just an...

    Marc

    Sep 2020

  • My family and I had a great day on the water with Captain Steve, who made the experience fun, as we cruised the Long...

    Hilmar

    Sep 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Michael was great! Boat was sparkling clean and he had everything we needed for a perfect 4-hour sail.

    Rajvi

    Sep 2020

  • My friends and I had such a wonderful time aboard Ian’s sailboat for my partner’s birthday! I’ve never seen NYC quite...

    Rachel

    Sep 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    We had such a nice experience! I strongly recommend it!
    Both the owner and the captain were great.

    Betina

    Sep 2020

  • Ian was courteous, helpful and careful
    He was on time, quick to answer questions and understanding, ready to jump in...

    Priyank

    Sep 2020

  • Ian was great! super professional, friendly and polite. The boat was awesome and it fulfilled all expectations. My...

    Melissa

    Sep 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    The boat is awesome - new, clean, super comfortable. Avi is also very nice and helpful.

    Thomas

    Sep 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Wonderful boat rental experience with Avi from start to finish. Me and my family celebrated a birthday and had the...

    Ed

    Sep 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Great Boat, Wonderful Renter. Avi was very nice and helpful. This is my second time renting from him and will rent...

    Jeffrey

    Sep 2020
  • 5/5 stars

    Great Boat. Very clean. Avi was also very accommodating. 5 Stars all the way.

    Kevin

    Sep 2020

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