Renting a boat is the perfect way to explore Chicago, IL
Planning a sailing vacation in Chicago? Enjoy the freedom of the open water on a private yacht charter from Sailo. Rent a boat from a couple of hours to a full day, to really explore Illinois from Chicago. With a licensed captain driving your boat rental with, you’ll be able to relax and discover those hidden gems with your friends or family. Prefer to skipper your yacht rental? Use our advanced filters to find your perfect bareboat charter on Sailo!
Curious about your options for renting a motorboat in Chicago, IL?
Chicago, IL is a well-known boating destination in the US, perfect for a memorable experience on a Sailo boat. The motorboat rentals are popular for both locals and tourists and a great choice if you want to spend some quality time with your family or friends. 11 charters are currently available with or without captain, lined up in the Chicago’s marinas, waiting for their guests. Rent a private motorboat in Chicago with Sailo: it’s easy, quick, secured and the best choice for a fun experience in the waters of Illinois.
Great boating experiences happen on the right yacht. Find it now!
Sailo has the most advanced filters to help you find the perfect boat rental for an amazing experience on the water in Chicago, IL. Start your search by choosing your start trip date, duration and number of guests. For a great day trip with your family or friends, you have the option to select 2, 4 hours or full day rentals. Depending on your preferences and budget, you may narrow your results by boat type and price range. The 'crew' filter allows you to check the boat rentals with the captain included in the price, skipper optional (paid as extra) or bareboats that you’ll captain yourself (boating resume required). Once you have laid your eyes on a boat you like in Illinois, click on it to read the description, reviews and see more pics. We also recommend using our direct 'Message Owner' feature that allows you to start a conversation with the boat representative to ask away everything you want to know before you submit a booking request.
How much is it to charter a Chicago, IL yacht for a day?
Whether you are looking to rent a yacht for a city sightseeing tour, a romantic sunset cruise or an active day on the water with your family or friends, we're confident you’ll find the best one for you on Sailo. The average starting price to charter a yacht in Chicago is $1100. You can however find excellent affordable rentals from $250 and also elegant yacht charters that can go up to $6500 (service fee and mandatory extras not included).
If I rent a yacht on Sailo, will I get insurance coverage?
Yes, all Sailo boats available for rental have insurance: sometimes included in the price, other times available to buy as mandatory extra.
Tips for responsible boating
If you’re looking to explore our beautiful planet, a yacht charter is a great place to start. Explore coral reefs with your snorkel, discover hidden bays and islands and generally enjoy the view of nature. Remember, that sailing motto: 'Take only photos, leave only wake' (OK, so we paraphrased). To be a responsible sailor, remember:
Don’t disturb coral or sealife
Take your trash home (and don’t throw anything in the sea)
Respect the locals and their customs wherever you go