Aboard since 2018
From Seattle, WA
Fantastic day trip boat for the whole Ballard to Lake Washington area, small enough to get around easily, open cockpit, great seating, been skippering for 40 years. This boat I'd buy as a fun play boat. Lindsay and her husband are super helpful and great fellow boaters. Great boat, great people, great price. Thank you Lindsay.
Be aware refilling gas before returning the boat is included in the rental time. Can take long time if fuel stop is crowded that day.
If the boat arrives late from a previous user then that eats into your rental time instead of shifting the schedule.
Need schedule improvement.
We had a fantastic time on Lindsay’s boat! Her directions were easy and clear, she went over the proper forms and everything we needed to know before we left. It was a perfect day out on the water and the boat was very easy to drive and maneuver. I’d 100% rent from her again, thank you Lindsay!
Lindsay and her boat were great! She was super quick to respond to my messages and flexible re. timing for taking out the boat. She was very helpful when we got there and returned it. Overall a joy to work with.
the boat was in great condition, in an easy location to get to, and was perfect for our purposes.
Can't recommend more.
This really was a perfect boat for our family of 4 adults! We took a late afternoon ride, exploring Lake Union and parts of Lake WA, while having dinner on the boat. Lindsay was easy to work with. Everything was clean, gassed up and ready to go. And it was a very easy boat to operate. We didn't swim, but the boat has a ladder and platform if you want to take a dip. Fun escape for a few hours!
Everything about the boat and meeting up with Lindsay was great! The boat is perfect for just cruising around Lake Union, and there was plenty of room to keep our backpacks/towels dry under the seats, plus room for a cooler too. All in all a perfect day, thank you Lindsay!
I would only transact business on Boatsetter with Lindsay and her family. Lindsay is very professional and understanding. Thx Lindsay for another fun and beautiful morning on the Lake. Looking forward to renting the best boat ever in Summer 2021!
Lindsay was great. Excellent communication. Super friendly with great tips and instructions. Everything including check in and check out went smoothly. The boat was great and clean. I would definitely recommend. We had so much fun. The only kinda negative thing was the location of the boat (only if you would like to go to Lake Washington). It would take more than an hour to get to lake Washington. But for lake Union or if you would like to rent the boat for the whole day, it is perfect. Thanks Lindsay for sharing your boat with us.
We had a great time with Lindsay's boat! Lindsay did a great job for helping us check-in and check-out. She explained everything we need to know about her boat. We enjoyed an afternoon cruise in lake union and lake Washington with her boat.
First time renting a boat,this boat is good for first timer's.
Make sure you get there when A little bit before your time starts because the time starts counting the min you get there.
The boat Is good for 4 to 5 people,is clean and easy to drive.
Lindsay make the process easy.
We had a fun day! We probably will rent again.
My wife and I rented this boat a week ago and it was awesome experience. The boat was clean, simple to operate and everything worked fine. We arrived and returned a little late, but Julia was not angry with us. Definitely recommend!
Experience was great— our first time using Boatsetter. Julia communicated well and was easy to coordinate with. The boat advertised a Bimini top which was unfortunately in for repairs so she offered to generously refund us a portion of the rental. Would recommend!
Fantastic day out on Lake Union and Lake Washington. Julia met us on time at Fisherman's Terminal, facilitated a quick boat check out and got us on the water quickly. The boat was perfect for our family of four. The kids loved the ability to get up to speed - a lot more fun that the electric boats! Julia was flexible and was waiting on the dock to greet us as we returned. Would definitely rent from her again.
What an absolute thrill. The entire experience was top-notch. Julia was very prompt in responding to requests and very attentive the day before our outing and the morning of. She did a wonderful job walking us through the whole process and was able to work around a timing issue. The boat was wonderful. It was clean, ran smoothly and really allowed us to enjoy our day out on Lake Washington. Highly recommend this company to anyone looking to rent a boat in Seattle.
My group and I had an amazing time on the Bayliner Element. Julia was very easy to communicate with and made sure we were equipped with all the knowledge needed to enjoy our experience to the fullest. I would highly recommend working with Julia and look forward to renting from her again in the future.
I had a great experience renting from Pat! He was super helpful and patient with our group of first time users to this app. If you have the full capacity of people, this boat is definitely more of a cruiser. It was exactly what we expected. Thanks again!
Can't recommend this rental enough! The boat is pretty simple, but it's all you need to explore Lake Union and Lake Washington. We were lucky to get a calm day and were able to cruise to Kirkland, Bellevue, Mercer Island, and all the way back to Fremont. Pat met us at the dock on time and was there waiting upon our return. It was perfect! We will definitely rent again!
Chris is great and he made our experience so easy...he was prompt, informative and fully prepared every step of the way. His boat is nice and clean, and very comfortable...Easy to operate with brief instruction from Chis. My family and I had an awesome trip. I fully recommend Chris if you're looking for a beautiful time on the water and none of the rental shop hassels.
This rental could not have gone more smoothly. We were a little lost getting to the dock, but Patrick was very patient and considerate in helping us find our way. We were greeted at the dock and got set up fairly quickly. The boat was everything we had hoped for: easy to ride in and easy to enjoy. We got to see a fair share of Lake Washington and even made it for a look at the Locks in the 4 hours we had for the rental. Great experience overall, so see for yourself!
Pat was great to work with and we had a good day out on the water. However, I would warn everyone this boat is underpowered. It's rated for up to six people; we only had 5 (2 men and 3 women) and it wasn't able to get onto plane. I think the engine was a 60hp. I should have looked at that before booking. The boat would be great for a group that just wants to hang out on lake Union, but if you have more than 2-3 people and go out onto washington be weary.
Chris' Bayliner was exactly as great as advertised. Perfect boat to cruise around Lake Union and Lake Washington. Very easy and fun to maneuver. Also, Chris went above and beyond to make sure our boat day was perfect. I highly recommend this boat! Thanks again for everything, Chris!
Pat had great and prompt communication. Conner helped w/ the boat the day of the reservation. Super easy pick up and drop off right on Lake Union. Conner was extremely accommodating and had excellent communication as well. Awesome day on Lake Washington! Will definitely be renting from Pat again!
Pat was a great host from timing to telling me all the spots in Lake Union and Lake Washington. It was super easy pick-up and drop-off. Pat was nice and the boat was nice and easy to drive. We had a great day on the water and will be renting from Pat again in the future.
We had a blast on this very easy to use boat. Pat was exceptional - flexible when my guests were late in crossing the US/CAN border and pushed back our start/meeting time - I was so grateful for that. They seem to have a really great set up to rent this boat - highly recommend. A perfect day for my friends in from Australia and their children - so thankful to have rented this boat from Pat!
Had a great time on your boat. Pat gave excellent instructions. For my first time out, it was a very easy boat to use. We cruised over to Kirkland for lunch, then down the eastern side of Lake Washington. Could not tell if the Gates' were home, so did not stop. :) Will definitely rent the boat again if the need arises. Thanks.
Pat was incredible easy to work with and very responsive. Would definitely rent from again. His boat was incredibly clean and is the perfect boat for cruising with up to 6 people, stopping to have a sea picnic, watching the sea planes come in from South Lake Union, and have a great relaxing day in the sun. I also lucked out with the best day in Seattle I've seen in years!
The boat is nearly brand new and very easy to handle, and Pat showed up with the boat, briefed us, and picked up the boat afterwards all according to plan and right on schedule. It was a terrific day, and the support from the owners was great. Exploring Lake Union and Lake Washington is now ridiculously easy and user friendly with Boatbound and boat owners like Chris and Pat.
We had an excellent time on this boat for an evening out on Lake Union enjoying some beautiful Seattle sunshine. The boat was perfect for cruising around Gas Works park and the UW campus. We could not have asked for a better experience.
This boat is so easy to drive! I had family in town for the holiday and wanted to do something memorable, and this was perfect. No issues at all, Chris and his brother were very helpful too with tips on where to go for a jump into the water.
Absolutely amazing experience. What a perfect way to experience Seattle from the water.
Boat was in great shape and pick-up / drop-off was a breeze (boat was waiting for us in SLU and dropped off in the same spot).
Plug in some music and enjoy Lake Union and Lake Washington! Will definitely do this again.
Chris was great and made it very easy & convenient for me to meet up with him to pick up his boat. I trailered it up to Whidbey Island for a weekend of crabbing. It was great, caught & ate Dungeness crab all weekend long! His center-console Mako Marine boat was perfect!!! Thank you Chris!
The little Bayliner Element was a great day boat- since we mostly motored around Lake Union and the ship canal, fuel burn was very modest. Even a brief run out into lake Washington and up to Sand Point and running at 3/4 throttle didn't burn a full 5 gallons in the 6 hours we had the boat. She was in great shape, appeared to be new- would guess this is the first season, but didn't try to figure out hours on the outboard. Justin has an assistant that actually sets up the boat, so pick up was a breeze, as was the return. Top of the tank, wipe down any footprints, and we were all set. Highly recommend, and would grab that boat again in an instant- hoping I get at least one more chance before rainy season!
We really enjoyed renting this boat. It was super easy to drive and the perfect size for 6. Aaron's staff was very accommodating to our schedule needs, very accessible for questions, and set us up perfectly for a successful rental and a great evening! Can't wait to rent this boat again!
Perfect boat, easy to drive, great pick up / drop off. We had a gorgeous day on the water with Justin's boat. It was a blast to be in Lake Union and dock at Westward for dinner. Justin was very helpful and the boat is exactly as described - clean, spacious and fun!