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Rent a Boat in California with Sailo!

Welcome to the Golden State! California is one of the most popular places to rent a boat in the entire U.S., and for good reason. With the sparkling Pacific Ocean as your backdrop, why wouldn’t you want to book a yacht charter when visiting the West Coast? 

Sailo offers a wide variety of boat rental options in California, so you can explore everywhere from famous scene of Los Angeles to the breezy coast of San Francisco. But with everything the Golden State has to offer, it can be difficult to figure out which boat is right for you. Read on to learn all about the sailing in California on boat rentals offered on Sailo and how you can choose your perfect yacht charter on your next trip to the beautiful Pacific Coast of the U.S.

Renting a boat in California on Sailo

When you’re looking to rent a boat in California on Sailo, you’ll find plenty of daily boat rentals to choose from. This means you can book your yacht charter for anywhere from a couple hours to an entire day, giving yourself plenty of time to explore the destination of your choice. 

Sailo offers boats for everyone no matter your party size, travel dates, preferences, and boating experience, so it’s easy to find the perfect boat for you depending on the type of experience you’re looking for. Using Sailo’s convenient search filters, you can browse our selections of sailboats, motor boats, catamarans, and party boats. You can also customize your search by the number of people in your party, your budget, travel dates, whether or not you need a captain, and other preferences you may have for your trip. 

Party on a boat rental in California

Party boats are among the most popular choices for California boat rentals, specifically in areas like San Francisco and San Diego. Party boats are the ideal choice for smaller, private events like weddings, school dances, birthdays, and family parties, as well as corporate events, such as  company holiday parties and marketing events. Remember that if you have over 12 guests, you will need to rent a party boat, so keep this in mind when booking your trip. If you plan to book a California yacht charter for a party with 12 people or more, remember that you will need to inquire about your rental directly with the boat representative if you want to organize an event with catering, entertainment and other options. You can do this by by clicking the Message Owner button on the boat page. 

California sailing tips

With California’s mild year-round weather, there truly isn’t a bad time to go boating in this beautiful state. The northern cities like San Francisco can experience some more adverse weather conditions in the winter, although it’s not uncommon to sail during these months as long as you check the weather forecast before booking your trip. If you want almost guaranteed sunny skies, book your boat rental for the summer months, or anytime from May through September. 

California is one of the most popular states to rent a boat in the U.S. because of the gorgeous destinations all up and down the coast, and Sailo gives you the option to charter a yacht in almost every major coastal city in the Golden State. You can rent a boat in sunny San Diego to see the unforgettable national monuments and even encounter some amazing wildlife; charter a yacht in beautiful Newport Beach for delicious seafood on land after a stunning sunset cruise; and adventure off the coast of the famous city of Los Angeles to explore Channel Islands National Park (all of which are located in Southern California). 

Or if you’ll be in the northern part of the state, you can find excellent options for boat rentals in San Francisco, a true coastal gems with landmarks like Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Wherever your West Coast adventure takes you, you’re sure to find the beauty of the Pacific aboard your California yacht charter. 

The Pacific Ocean is calling your name! Book one of Sailo’s fantastic California boat rentals to see everything the Golden State has to offer. 

Popular yacht rentals in California to hire on Sailo: