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TOP Sailboat Charters in San Diego, California | Sailo

Looking for a sailboat rental in San Diego, California? Enjoy the freedom of the open water on a private sailboat charter in San Diego, CA from Sailo. Rent a sailboat in San Diego from a couple of hours to a full day, to really explore California. With a licensed captain driving your San Diego sailboat charter, you’ll be able to relax and discover those hidden gems with your friends or family. Prefer to skipper your sailboat yacht rental in San Diego, CA? Use our advanced filters to find your perfect bareboat charter on Sailo!

Sailo's inventory of sailboat charters in San Diego, CA

We’ve been asked many times if a sailboat rental in San Diego is a good choice to explore California from the water. With more than 39 charters rented every day during the season, our answer is YES, you’re set for an amazing experience when you rent a sailboat in San Diego! Our boats are available with or without captain, with prices starting at $250 per day, depending on the boat type you choose. Browse, find, and book in minutes the best sailboat charter in San Diego, CA!

How to find the best sailboat rental in San Diego, California?

Wondering how to find the best sailboat rental in San Diego for a memorable experience on the water in California? We have created a set of advanced filters to help you navigate easily our database of San Diego sailboat rentals and yacht charters, and find the one for you. First pick a start date and then choose your trip duration. You can go for an extraordinary of 2, 4 hours or full day experience. Next, select the number of guests, the type of boat and the price range you are comfortable with. The crew filter helps you narrow down the results to the boats with the captain included in the price, or bareboats that you’ll captain yourself. Choose the boat you want in California, to view more pics, read description and reviews. Message the owner if you have any questions or continue with your booking request.

How much does it cost to charter a sailboat in San Diego, CA?

San Diego sailboat charters for daily trips are available at an average of $1100 per day. Cheaper sailboats (sometimes with no captain included) may be rented for $250. Our premium sailboat charters in San Diego may have price tags up to $6500, with crew, fuel, docking fees and other extras added to your budget.

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

Most of the California boat owners require a sailboat 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.

Eco-friendly practices when you rent a sailboat in San Diego, CA

Sailing is a great way to experience nature. So we like to remind everyone that keeping nature as beautiful as possible involves a little effort from all of us. Some of our tips for responsible boating include:

  • Don’t litter or throw waste overboard - take rubbish home and dispose of it responsibly
  • Eco-friendly sunblock can help prevent damage to marine life
  • buy local and sustainable food products

However long you’re sailing for, a little goes a long way. Read more about responsible boating.

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