Nassau Boat Rentals: Sailing the Bahamas

The capital city of the Bahamas is a stunning maritime playground

Visiting the Bahamas? Nassau, the capital, makes a great place to start your adventure. And boat rentals in Nassau, Bahamas are a great way to explore more of these islands at your leisure.

Whether it's a day trip to pig beach; a week sailing with a luxury yacht charter in the Bahamas; or enjoying some sea air with your family, find your perfect yacht rental in Nassau.

Boat rental in Nassau for your next holiday in the Bahamas

The vibrant capital of the Bahamas is found on the island of New Providence. You’ll find resort hotels, the main cruise ship port and all the trappings of a modern city.

For retail therapy, head to the shopping centres of the Straw Market and Bay Street. The Straw Market is the main place to find local trinkets, souvenirs and handicrafts. Bay Street sits by the harbor and is great for more familiar high street shopping and waterside refreshments.

If you’re in Nassau with kids, make sure to head to the Pirates of Nassau Museum. There is lots of fascinating history about the history of pirates in the Bahamas, as well as replica pirate ships and much more. Big kids will love it too!

On Paradise Island, you’ll find Aquaventure which is part of the Atlantis Bahamas complex. If you’re not staying at the Atlantis, you can enjoy the water park with the kids while mom and dad enjoy a cool drink in the pool.

Of course a day on the water is a must-do in the Bahamas. Find a yacht rental in Nassau on for a day trip to explore the nearby Blue Lagoon Island (also known as Salt Cay). Take a boat trip to Russell Island, or jump aboard a fishing boat charter in Nassau to see what your catch of the day will be.

If you’re looking for something more relaxing, you’ll find that Sailo offers a selection of multi-day catamaran charters in Nassau, Bahamas allowing you to explore at your. Many yacht rentals in the Bahamas offer either day trips, or week long packages. But with Sailo you can choose exactly how long you want to go sailing for. Two days? More? The choice is yours.

Sailing from Nassau

The boat charters in Nassau, the Bahamas offered by Sailo include choices ranging from monohulls and catamarans, to powerful motor yachts. If you select a yacht charter with captain and crew you will have more time to relax on deck, swim, snorkel or go fishing. Or, if you prefer to be more hands on, charter a bareboat in Nassau for you and your family or friends to explore the seas at your leisure.

The Out Islands, or the Family Islands (as the locals call them) are the islands away from the capital, and include the Exumas, Eleuthera and the Acklins. These islands are perfect for exploring by private boat charters from Nassau, offering lots of opportunities to find your own place in the tropical paradise far from the crowds.

The Bahamas offer some of the best snorkelling or scuba diving, all of which is easily accessible with boat rentals from Nassau.

Bayshore Marina

East Bay St.

Nassau Harbour Club

Palm Cay Marina

Paradise Ferry Terminal, Paradise Island

Brown's Boat Basin

Yacht Haven

Catamaran rental to Harbour Island


An unforgettable experience is sailing from Nassau to Harbour Island. The island is home to the famous pink sand beach, which is made from the powdered remains of ancient coral. A favorite destination for Honeymooners, for obvious reasons, Harbour Island is a tranquil and beautiful place to go for a day trip on a catamaran rental from Nassau. You don’t have to be newlyweds to enjoy this stunning island, it’s also great for families with shallow waters for kids to play in. With a private Nassau catamaran charter, you can enjoy a leisurely day with your loved ones. You can go snorkelling in the reef just off the island!

Nassau day trip to Cable Beach


It’s one of the most popular beaches in New Providence, just a few miles from Nassau, and a great place to pass some time on the sea. With one of Sailo’s boat charters from Nassau you have a good time sailing, enjoying the view and exploring the crystal clear waters with a snorkel. The beach is wide and sandy and flanked by some of the most luxurious hotels in the Bahamas. Here, you’ll find watersports activities, restaurants and bars and plenty to keep everyone amused. It’s perfect for family days out or just to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere.

Overnight yacht charter to Eleuthera Island


A great choice for an overnight sailing trip (or longer), Eleuthera is around 50 miles west of the Bahamas capital. Recently voted the Best Island in the Caribbean by readers of Travel & Leisure Magazine, you can jump aboard a yacht rental in Nassau to come and see for yourself why. At 110 miles long, and only 1 mile wide at its thinnest point, there is plenty of beach to go round. Eleuthera is worth the trip for the peace and tranquility and colonial era homes, as well as some of the best pineapple on the planet.

Private fishing boat charters in Nassau


Fishing fans will find a lot of incredible opportunities out on the seas of the Bahamas. Browse the fishing boat charters from Nassau on Sailo, and cast your rod to experience some of the best big game fishing on the planet. If you’re lucky you could reel in a Marlin, shark or even a sailfish. The waters around here are also teeming with tuna, barracuda and wahoo (a speedy local fish). Whatever your fishing experience, you’re bound to come back from a day on the sea with many tales to impress the folks back home.

The best things to do by sailboat in Nassau

If you’re looking for some adventure, you’ll find boat trips in Nassau to visit the swimming pigs in the Exumas, or to Harbour Island and its pink sand beaches. Rent a sailboat in Nassau to see the sights of the island for a half day or a day. Head to Rose Island, Turtle Beach or Pig Beach for an unforgettable day out on your sailboat rental from Nassau. Enjoy sightseeing, snorkeling or head to one of the great nearby beaches for swimming and snorkelling. You’re sure to find your perfect beach in Nassau and maybe even get up close with some local marine life!

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