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Rent a Bayliner bow rider in Arlington, VA near me
Icon $125+ /hour

Arlington, VA

5.0 (57 bookings)

Fun Bayliner 180 OB BowRider

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a BAYLINER bow rider in Arlington, VA near me
Icon $125+ /hour

Arlington, VA

4.8 (42 bookings)

Quality Time & Fun Bayliner 180 BowRider

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats cruiser in Washington, DC near me
$328+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (87 bookings)

Don't Dream It...Live It!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Chaparral Boats motor yacht in Washington, DC near me
$445+ /hour

Washington, DC

"S.S. CamJoy II"

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats cruiser in Washington, DC near me
$275+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (60 bookings)

Sunsets, Swimming and Champagne!!!

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats cruiser in Washington, DC near me
$569+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (12 bookings)

Classy 51 ft. Cruiser

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats cruiser in Washington, DC near me
$363+ /hour

Washington, DC

4.9 (254 bookings)

39' Cruiser with Captain

2 - 4 hours Captained
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Sea Ray Boats motor yacht in Washington, DC near me
$400+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (16 bookings)

VIP Yacht Charters, LLC - Let the adventures begin

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Meridian Yachts motor yacht in Washington, DC near me
$575+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (13 bookings)

Luxury DC Yacht Charter

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Marquis Yachts cruiser in Washington, DC near me
$575+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (106 bookings)

Luxury Private Yacht at National Harbor MGM

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Galeon flybridge in Washington, DC near me
$814+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (15 bookings)

56' Galeon 560 Sky "Azimuth"

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Bruno & Stillman cruiser in Washington, DC near me
$500+ /hour

Washington, DC

5.0 (45 bookings)

Cruise on Classic Down East Yacht - IMPRESSIVE!

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers

How to rent a boat in Washington?

1

Find the perfect boat

Enter your desired location and date to explore our fleet of boats.

2

Select a captain

Choose to drive yourself or select a USCG licensed captain.

3

Book with ease

Connect with your boat owner and complete your booking online.

4

Set sail

Enjoy your day on the water with friends and family!


Washington’s Most Popular Experiences

Here are some of the best things to do on your Washington boat rental.

Old Town Alexandria
Ocean cruises can highlight the warmer months, usually from May till the end of September. Sail your boat to Old Town Alexandria, Founders Park, Jones Point Lighthouse, and more. Dock your boat rental for a few hours and try out some seafood options near the shore.

Mt. Vernon
Visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon on your Washington DC boat rental. You can easily set off on your Mount Vernon journey from The Wharf or quite a few other locations around town.

Fireworks
When it comes to the Fourth of July, it is a great idea to celebrate with your friends and family on your Washington DC boat rental. There are plenty of places to host these types of celebrations on the water and get some incredible views of the fireworks.

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Washington, DC’s Best Bodies of Water

Rock Creek

Sail your Washington DC boat rental to Rock Creek, a free-flowing tributary of the Potomac River which empties into the Atlantic Ocean via the Chesapeake Bay. Rock Creek is more than 30 miles long, and it flows through the picturesque Rock Creek Regional Park and many parts of Maryland.

Potomac River

The Potomac River flows into the Chesapeake Bay. Most of the Potomac is in Maryland, with some parts in DC and other parts on Virginia’s border. Both Maryland and Virginia claim the river as their own, but that hardly matters when sailing your Washington DC boat rental through it.

Anacostia River

The Anacostia River is almost ten miles long, so you can do a lot of sailing here. The river flows from Maryland into Washington DC, and it finally empties into the Potomac River. The Anacostia River has been called the “Eastern Branch of the Potomac River” by countless Washington DC locals.

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Got questions?

Frequently asked questions

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

The cost to rent a boat in DC starts at $85 per hour, depending on the amount of time that you would like to use the boat.

How much to rent a yacht for a day in DC?

The cost to rent a small yacht in Washington DC starts at $1400 for a on the water, depending on the size and length of the vessel

Do you need a boating license to rent a boat in DC?

All DC boat operators must complete a boating safety course and carry a boater education card.

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 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 in Washington DC?

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

Can you rent a yacht in DC 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 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 start at $85 per hour.

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 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.

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

The cost to rent a boat in DC starts at $89 per hour, depending on the amount of time that you would like to use the boat.

Can You boat on the Potomac River?

Boating on the Upper Potomac River can be a rewarding experience for anyone who is willing to take the time to learn more about safe river recreation. Many areas of the river, though, should only be attempted by experienced boaters.


Top boat rental reviews in Washington, DC

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  • 5/5 stars

    Thank you Captain Rob & the crew for the quality of service provided by your company. Trevor & I sincerely appreciate...

    Trevor

    Nov 2021

  • Great experience!!!

    Ricardo

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Excellent charter, will definitely book with them again! Mark was excellence and prompt in his responses and answered...

    Eva

    Oct 2021

  • We had a wonderfully time with Captain John on the water. He was so patient and helpful with tips on getting best...

    Ugonna

    Oct 2021

  • Jack

    Oct 2021

  • John was fantastic - went out of his way to pick my fiancée and me up from Mount Vernon as part of the big proposal....

    Peter

    Oct 2021

  • I booked a last-minute twilight boat ride with John and it was a perfect experience. He was a hospitable captain and...

    Charlia

    Oct 2021

  • Orlando was great and considerate towards our experience. The boat was in great condition and a great rental. Easy...

    Stephen

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    The boat arrived on time and the captain and the crew was very nice.

    Catherine

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    We had an AMAZING time. Orlando (the boat owner) was our captain and he is AWESOME. He is very personable and made...

    John Robert

    Oct 2021

  • Had a great time with the family.

    Max

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    boat was beautiful and clean and we had a great time. Rick(Richard) our captain was a gracious host.

    Rajan

    Oct 2021

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