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New York Boat and Yacht Rentals | Sailo NYC

For both tourists and lifelong New Yorkers, stepping aboard a boat rental is the perfect way to take in the Big Apple. Whether you ‘re looking for a yacht rental in New York to surprise your friends or family with a sunset cruise, or you’re in charge of organizing a corporate event on a beautiful boat sailing around the harbor, Sailo is the best place for boat rentals in New York. Explore our extended selection of yacht and boat rentals, pick your favorite and book it in minutes!


More about Sailo Boat Rentals in New York City

New York is known as more than just “the city that never sleeps.” If you’re looking to charter a boat in the northeastern U.S., New York is the ultimate sailing destination. In this breathtaking location, the city meets the sea and provides gorgeous views and nautical adventures for vacationers of every interest. NY boat rentals offer the opportunity to immerse yourself in gorgeous scenery of the Manhattan skyline and the natural beauty of the Atlantic ocean. You’ve never truly experienced New York City until you’ve rented a boat and set sail from Manhattan.


Explore New York boat rentals

Summer in the city never felt so good. Manhattan, the main NY boat rental area, offers several types of boats fit for every occasion and interest. Whether you’re looking for the perfect NY boat rental for your fishing adventure or you want a sunset dinner cruise with views of the Manhattan skyline, we’ve got you covered.

There are three main types of NY boat rentals to choose from: sailboats, motor boats, and party boats. These are daily boat rentals, meaning they can be rented for up to a certain number of hours each day, depending on the rental. You can choose the vessel for your trip based on your party size and activity preference.



For the most variety in the heart of New York City, Manhattan is the place to be. Here, the city and the sea come alive in perfect harmony, with luxurious dinner cruises and adventurous excursions to satisfy the boat-lover in all of us. This city has a boat rental for every occasion and convenient access to the surrounding areas of the northeast. If you’re here for a weekend or even just a day, we recommend Manhattan for its central location to all things fun in the Big Apple. Take a morning sail in the fresh Atlantic air, rent a party boat for your next spring break vacay, or dine aboard a sunset dinner cruise through this beautiful harbor.


Jersey City

Jersey City also offers some amazing boat rentals in New York City. The Jersey City marina is slightly smaller, but don’t let that stop you from checking out this beautiful hidden gem right across the water from Manhattan. If you’re looking for a relaxing romantic sail or a family-friendly boat ride for the weekend, this is the place to be. While you’re here, take advantage of the close proximity to some of New York City’s iconic sites, like the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River. These attractions make NY boat rentals completely worth it.


Other nearby locations to explore

If you’re in the New York City area and want to explore some other scenic destinations by boat, we recommend the Hamptons and Oyster Bay. Each of these locations is perfect for couples, families, or groups of friends. For a taste of the traditional, head to the Hamptons for picturesque northeastern views and beautiful seaside architecture. Go fishing in Montauk or join in the fun with some epic watersports rentals for any skill level. If you’re looking for even more history and delicious cuisine, head over to Oyster Bay. This sailing paradise is located just a stone’s throw away from the historic Vanderbilt Estate (and some incomparable oceanfront dining). No matter what suits your fancy, choose your own boating adventure on your northeastern vacation.


Weather and boating in New York

Because New York is located in the northeast U.S., you should keep in mind local weather conditions when planning your boating excursion. Generally, the sailing season in New York runs from the end of April through October, as this is the time of year when the weather is the most permissible. But for the best experience, we recommend anytime from May through August. This is the warmest time of year and will offer you long, sunny days on the water with gorgeous evening sunsets. Of course, you should check the average weather conditions during the time you plan to visit and pack accordingly. Spring and fall temperatures tend to range in the high 50°s with some rainfall, which summer temperatures are generally in the 80°s with some humidity. Because the temperature can differ within the sailing season, be sure to pay attention to the weather forecast before embarking on your boating vacation and pack the appropriate clothing and gear before you set sail.


Interested in booking a NY boat rental for your next east coast trip? Click here to book a classic sailboat with views of the gorgeous New York skyline!


Do you have questions about a yacht rental in New York or you want to make special arrangements for your trip? Start a direct conversation with the boat representative by clicking on the “Message Boat Owner” blue button on the boat page


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