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Boat rentals in San Diego, CA, USA

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Renting a yacht is the best way to discover San Diego, CA

Boating in San Diego is a thrilling experience and one best savoured with your own private yacht charter. Choose your perfect boat rental in San Diego and step aboard with your family or friends for a spectacular day on the water. Escape the crowds and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery in California from the deck of your own yacht charter.

Top San Diego, CA private boat rentals available for you

Want to rent a boat in San Diego, CA? You’ll find 38 boats waiting for you to take them on an adventure here on Sailo. Choose from our 9 elegant and classic sailboats. A catamaran is also a great choice, with 6 available in San Diego. Fans of luxury motor yachts will be spoiled for choice with our 12 motor yacht charters. California is an excellent place to enjoy a boat party, so discover our 11 larger party boats for 13+ guests in San Diego and see for yourself.

Learn how to find the best boat for you

Choosing the perfect Sailo boat for you in San Diego, CA is easy and quick thanks to our advanced filters! First we recommend filtering by date and trip duration. Whether you look for a 2, 4 hrs or a full day rental in San Diego, the group size is very important, as well as the type of boat you want for your adventure in the waters of California. Use the price filter to see only options according to your budget and click on the 'Crew' button to choose if you want a boat with a captain or you want to drive it yourself (option Bareboat). Once a San Diego charter catches your eye, click on it to see the boat page with more photos and a detailed description. Check the reviews and send a direct message to the boat owner to ask more details!

How much does it cost to rent a yacht in San Diego, CA for a day?

Boat charter prices in San Diego, CA vary significantly. You can find great budget friendly rentals starting from $250 for a daily trip. Luxury or party yacht rentals for the day can cost up to $6500 where service fees and mandatory extras are not included. Your budget per day will vary depending on whether you are renting the boat in San Diego with captain and/or crew, fuel cost, special requests for pick-up and drop-off or other special arrangements you may want to make with the owner.

Will I be charged a security deposit for my Sailo charter?

Most of the boat owners require a boat rental refundable security deposit. The renter can check the security deposit amount at any time on the booking page. Upon instructions from the boat owner, Sailo will place a hold on the security deposit prior to the trip date or will notify the renter that the amount is due upon arrival at the marina, payable directly to the boat owner, in cash or by credit card. The funds will be released after the trip if there are no incidentals.

Responsible boating guidelines

However long you’re on a boat, it’s always a thrilling and fun experience. Here at Sailo, we like to make sure that the stunning beauty of the seas, lakes and rivers of our planet stay as pristine as possible. If you’re going to charter a yacht, from a few hours to week, try to follow these sustainable boating tips:
  • Take your rubbish home
  • Use eco-friendly sunblock
  • Avoid single use plastic
Much of the world’s plastic ends up in the sea, so reduce, reuse and recycle. Read more about responsible boating.