Sailing in Los Angeles

Sailing the world famous Santa Monica Bay from Los Angeles, California

It’s big, bold and very glitzy. Los Angeles is probably one of the world’s most glamorous and crazy cities, making it both enthralling and exhausting. But with the ocean right there on the doorstep, sailing in Los Angeles is a thrilling way to recharge those batteries and enjoy a whole other side to LA LA Land.

Most of our Sailo yacht charters in Los Angeles can be found in Marina del Rey, a mere stones throw from Santa Monica. But, you’ll also find plenty of boat rental options further south in Long Beach, Ca too. 

So, what is there to do with a boat rental in Los Angeles?

 

Thrills and spills on the open seas

Head out to sea and enjoy the fresh sea air and the invigorating experience of sailing in California. When the heat gets too much, or perhaps you just got tired of sitting in traffic, choose your ideal boat rental and enjoy whale watching, fishing or just getting away from it all.

 

There’s more to see by boat

Beyond the big city, there is a whole other world to explore by boat rental from Los Angeles. The Channel Islands are a national park just a short hop by boat from the city. They make a great day trip, or, if you prefer something a little longer you can also head to Santa Catalina Island with an overnight yacht charter. 

 

From luxury motor yachts to beautiful sailboats and catamarans, you’ll find a boat rental to suit you on Sailo.

Holiday Harbor Marina

Marina Del Ray Harbor Patrol

Marina City Club

Marina Harbor Anchorage

Marina Del Rey Hotel & Marina

Mariners Bay

Neptune Marina

Pacific Mariners Yacht Club

Santa Monica Yacht Club Marina

Tahiti Marina

The BoatYard

Villa Del Mar Marina

Windward Yachting Center

Marina del Rey

A Catalina Island Cruise

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Around 22 miles offshore from Los Angeles sits Santa Catalina Island, a rocky but verdant retreat and home to just over 4000 people. Keen sailors will love the experience of sailing from Los Angeles for an overnight stay, and experiencing the unique atmosphere including hiking trails, quiet beaches and the sleepy towns of Avalon and Two Harbors. Visitors to the island enjoy kayaking, scuba diving, wildlife spotting and simply enjoying the relaxed pace of life with a private yacht charter from Los Angeles.

    Suggested Boats

  • Elegant 36' CAT available for charter in California
    $977 (per ½ day)

    Elegant 36' CAT available for charter in California
    Long Beach, CA

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Channel Islands

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This national park is just a short trip by yacht charter from the mainland and a fascinating place to visit. As a national park, there are no stores or restaurants, but an unspoiled landscape and a plethora of local wildlife, making it the perfect place to unwind and explore by kayak or SUP. You can visit the Channel Islands with a boat rental from Oxnard or Los Angeles, and you’ll find plenty of options in both towns. When contacting you boat captain, ask them about boat trips to the Channel Islands.

    Suggested Boats

  • Captained Boat Tours of the Amazing Los Angeles Coastline
    $549 (per ¼ day)

    Captained Boat Tours of the Amazing Los Angeles Coastline
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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  • Pacific shore trips (Yachting LA)
    $399 (per ½ day)

    Pacific shore trips (Yachting LA)
    Marina del Rey, CA

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  • Charter this 38' Beneteau in California - With Captain Only - No Bareboat
    $600 (per ½ day)

    Charter this 38' Beneteau in California - With Captain Only - No Bareboat
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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Whale Watching in Santa Monica, CA

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Many different species of whale visit Santa Monica Bay throughout the year, making it a great place to go whale watching. With a private sailboat charter from Los Angeles, you’ll be able to go and find the best place to spot these incredible beasts at your leisure. Sailing from Los Angeles or Oxnard with your Sailo boat rental, head either to the open water of the bay, or the Channel Islands, which are a favorite hangout. If you’re lucky you might spot blue whales, orcas, humpbacks and gray whales.

 

    Suggested Boats

  • Sail in the exotic water of Marina del Rey, California.
    $1,860 (per ½ day)

    Sail in the exotic water of Marina del Rey, California.
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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  • SPECIAL: 3 hour for Luxury Cruise on Santa Monica Bay for $600
    $400 (per ¼ day)

    SPECIAL: 3 hour for Luxury Cruise on Santa Monica Bay for $600
    Marina Del Rey

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  • Hop aboard this luxury Catamaran in coast of Marina Del Rey and Santa Monica Bay.
    $1,667 (per ½ day)

    Hop aboard this luxury Catamaran in coast of Marina Del Rey and Santa Monica Bay.
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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The Malibu coast

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Well known as the home of celebrities and millionaires, Malibu is a town that sits on a stunning stretch of Californian coastline a short hop from LA. With a yacht charter from Los Angeles or Oxnard, you can arrive in style and enjoy a day on the wide sandy beaches, or exploring the hiking trails and forests inland. Surfrider Beach, Zuma Beach and Point Dume beach are the main highlights here, but remember that if you want to dock at Malibu pier you’ll need prior clearance. Ask your Sailo boat captain for their advice!

    Suggested Boats

  • GOURMET SAILING EXPERIENCE
    $300 (per ¼ day)

    GOURMET SAILING EXPERIENCE
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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  • Experience the exotic views of  Marina del Rey, California aboard this luxury!
    $3,420 (per ½ day)

    Experience the exotic views of Marina del Rey, California aboard this luxury!
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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  • Indulge in luxury aboard this  yacht !
    $2,600 (per ½ day)

    Indulge in luxury aboard this yacht !
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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Dolphin cruise from Los Angeles

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These friendly and beautiful mammals are spotted almost all over the world, but they are well represented here in Santa Monica Bay. When sailing in Los Angeles with your Sailo boat rental, you’re very likely to meet a curious pod of dolphins swimming alongside your yacht. The species found in California include the common dolphin, bottlenose, Rissos and the Pacific Whitesided. Remember though that these beautiful beasts are wild and there are laws against feeding them or swimming with them.

    Suggested Boats

  • Explore the amazing sights in California onbaord this sleek sloop
    $400 (per ¼ day)

    Explore the amazing sights in California onbaord this sleek sloop
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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  • Designed for comfort this Sport Cruiser has unmatched style and performance
    $760 (per ¼ day)

    Designed for comfort this Sport Cruiser has unmatched style and performance
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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  • Sail in the exotic water of Marina del Rey, California.
    $1,860 (per ½ day)

    Sail in the exotic water of Marina del Rey, California.
    Marina Del Rey, CA

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