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Rent a Motor Boat in Chicago, Illinois with Sailo!

Choosing a motor boat rental in Chicago, Illinois? Enjoy the freedom of the open water on a private boat rental in Chicago from Sailo. Rent a Chicago motor boat from a couple of hours to a full day, to really explore Illinois. With a licensed captain driving your motor boat rental from Chicago you’ll be able to relax and discover those hidden gems with your friends or family. Prefer to skipper your Chicago motor 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 in Chicago are popular for both locals and tourists. Looking for a great choice to spend some quality time with your family or friends on the water? Choose your party boat rental in Chicago, Illinois on Sailo. 17 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.

How to find the right motor boat charter in Chicago, IL?

Sailo has the most advanced filters to help you find the perfect Chicago motor boat charter for an amazing experience on the water in Illinois. 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 does it cost to charter a motor boat in Chicago, IL?

Whether you are looking to rent a motor boat in Chicago 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 motor yacht in Chicago is $1100. You can however find excellent affordable rentals from $250 and also elegant Chicago motor yacht charters that can go up to $6500 (service fee and mandatory extras not included).

If I rent a motor boat in Chicago 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 motor yacht charter in Chicago, IL 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

Read more about responsible boating.

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