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Top Fishing Charters

Islamorada, FL

5.0

Flats Fishing Guide with Capt. Mike!

1-2 passengers Captain Included

Sarasota, FL

5.0

Fishing charters, sandbar tours, & sunset cruises!

1-6 passengers Captain Included

San Diego, CA

0.0

48' Sportfisher - San Diego 6 Pack Fishing Charter

1-6 passengers Captain Included

Clearwater, FL

4.9

World Class Charter Services! Fish or Cruise

1-6 passengers Captain Included

Charleston County, SC

5.0

Charter this 25' SeaPro for Fishing in Charleston!

1-6 passengers Captain Included

Hillsboro Beach, FL

5.0

65' Sportfish Donzi - Fishing Charter or Cruise!

1-6 passengers Captain Included
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Booking a charter is easy as

1

Find the perfect boat

Enter your desired location and date to explore our fleet of boats, including full-service charters or bareboat rentals.

2

Select a trip

Choose from the standard durations offered, or share a custom request. The boat owner can create a custom trip offer for you once you’ve initiated a request.

3

Book with ease

Confirm reservation details and pay online.

4

Fish on!

Enjoy your day on the water with friends and family! Keep those lines tight!


Why Boatsetter?

As the global leader in boating experiences, Boatsetter offers an easy, safe and accessible way to experience on-the-water adventures including fishing charters. With boats in 600+ locations and the largest network of USCG licensed captains, finding a charter is simple.

Why Boatsetter?

Get out on the water worry-free, knowing our captains are verified

Choosing the right boating 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 by creating the largest network of USCG licensed captains and making sure every boat is insured. Charters that list on our platform either have verified insurance coverage or are covered with insurance from our exclusive partnership with GEICO Marine and BoatUS. No matter what boat you choose, you can boat confidently by booking on Boatsetter.

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Top Fishing Charters reviews

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  • 5/5 stars

    Chris was a fantastic captain! The trip was perfect and we had a fantastic time. Would recommended 10/10.

    Leah

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Renting the boat with Captain Chris was an absolute pleasure. Definitely one of the highlights of our recent trip to...

    Andrew

    Oct 2021

  • A very pleasant boat owner and the boat was in excellent condition.

    Jose Luis

    Oct 2021

  • We had such a great time with Linus! There were 9 of us for a bachelorette party and we were more than comfortable....

    Olivia

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Great boat, really clean! Very accommodating for kids too. Best way to spend a day on the water!

    Steven

    Oct 2021

  • Ricky was responsive, accomodating, extremely knowledgeable and helpful.
    It was an awesome time on his boat!

    Regina

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Thanks Chris! My family and I had a blast!

    Stephanie

    Oct 2021

  • Excellent renter!- was met at the boat ramp early, after a short briefing on the features of the boat (to include all...

    Harry

    Oct 2021

  • Ricky was great! He was available to call or text with questions before and during the booking. He was really...

    Nelly

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Loved Captain Chris! Our boat trip was one of the highlights on our first visit to Charleston. We will definitely...

    Laurie

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Blake is great to work with. We’ve rented from him in the past and plan on renting again in Nov.

    Chari

    Oct 2021

  • Ricky was super easy to work with. Very responsive to any questions we had. We would rent from him again!

    Maryellen

    Oct 2021


Got questions?

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.


Why Boatsetter?

Own a boat?

Boatsetter lets you make money as a charter captain or as a boat owner renting out your vessel. Get access to our exclusive peer-to-peer rental insurance from GEICO Marine and BoatUS if you don’t already have your own insurance for charters. You choose which bookings to accept, and we provide the tools to grow your fishing business or side hustle.

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