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Sailing Texas does not rent sailboats. I often get asked where to rent or charter sailboats, so I put together this list which I still add to when I find a place you can rent sailboats. If you charter or rent sailboats and would like a free link on this page, or want to report a broken link, just email Alison, (click on "contact" above right).

Alabama

Browns Creek Marina, sunfish, dinghys and Bristol 22 rentals, 100 Browns Creek Rd, Guntersville, Alabama, 256-582-2713 or 1-877-245-2276

Bahamas

Bahama Sailing, charters and ASA Sailing school. Abaco, 1-800-845-9732 or Bahamas Cell 242-551-4568

California

Always be on the lookout for San Diego daily deals on just about everything, from spa services to sailboat rentals.

Action Watersports at Timber Cove Marina, keelboat cruises, 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, California 96158, 530-544-JETS

Bay Adventures, large yachts for rent on the San Francisco Bay, 85 Liberty Ship Way, Sausalito, California, 94965, Phone 415 331 0444

Blue Pacific Boating, ASA classes, rentals and charters Marina Del Rey, 310 298 8830 or 800 398 8830

Bluewater Sailing, ASA and IYT classes, rentals and charters from 14 to 42 feet, 13505 Bali Way, Marina Del Rey, 310.823.5545 or 866.944.7245

Boat Rentals of America, Capri 14, Capri 22 and Catalina 30 rentals, Marina Del Ray - (310) 574-2822, Balboa - (949) 673-7200, Oceanside - (760) 722-0028

Captain Kirk's San Francisco Sailing Charters, San Francisco Yacht charters on a custom yacht ((Santa Cruz 50) with an experienced captain. Phone 650-492-0681 or 415 328 6480

Carrera Sailing, 32' Capo sloop charters, Monterey Bay, (831) 375-0648

Cass' Marina, 22-35' rentals and charters, 1702 Bridgeway at Napa Street in Sausalito, (415) 332-6789, Toll Free: 1-800-472-4595

Euro Sail, US Sailing Courses and sailboat rentals and charters, Ports o' Call, Berth 75, San Pedro, (310) 831-2363

Holloway's Marina and RV Park, windsurfer and sailboat rentals, 398 Edgemoor Road, Big Bear Lake, California, 909-866-5706 or 1-800-448-5335

Kings Beach Aqua Sports, Kings Beach State Recreation Area, California, 530-546-2782

Marina Sailing, ASA classes, rentals and charters, Oxnard, Marina del Rey, Redondo Beach, Long Beach, Newport Beach, San Diego, (800) 262-7245

Monterey Bay Sailing, bareboat charters, Old Fishermans Wharf #1, Monterey Bay, (831) 372-SAIL (7245)

Pacific Yachting & Sailing, bareboat charters, Santa Cruz, (831) 423-SAIL or (800) 374-2626

Sailing Ventures, cruises with captain, 2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe, California, Phone (775) 691-8200 • Toll-Free (877) 542-1691

Santa Barbara Sailing Center, cruises with captain, sailboat rentals and charters, from 16.5' to 85', lessons, 133 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California, (805)962-2826 or (800)350-9090

Sail Away Sailing School, J/24 and Laser rentals, Sausalito, California, 415-320-0722

Sailing Ventures, captained charters, 2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe, (775) 691-8200, Toll-Free (877) 542-1691

Seaforth Boat Rentals, Hobie cat, Capri and Catalina rentals, three locations, San Diego, California, Phone Mission Bay (619)223-1681, San Diego (619)239-2628, Coronado (619)437-1514

Shoreline Aquatic Center, Capri 14 and windsurfer rentals, Shoreline Lake, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, 650.965.7474


























Canada

SeaLife Sailing School, Canadian Yachting Association (CYA) approved sailing instruction, in addition to non-certificate courses and private sailing trips in BC's coastal wat, Vancouver, British Columbia, Phone 360-739-5814

Vancouver Charter Boat Rental, Vancouver, British Columbia, Yachts & Cruises, (604) 650-4233

Colorado

Cherry Creek Marina, Sunfish, Holder 12, Capri 14, Hobie 14 monohull and J/22 rentals, Cherry Creek Lake, 303-779-6144

Windrider of the Rockies, Catalina and Windrider rentals, The Frisco Bay Marina in Frisco, Colorado

Connecticut

Greenwich Community Sailing, Greenwich residents only, small boat rentals, (203) 698-0599

Delaware

Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association, Sunfish, Catamarans, Daysailers, Kayaks, and Windboard rentals, Located on Rehoboth Bay, just south of Dewey Beach, Delaware, (302) 227-9008

Florida

Ms. B. Haven Sail Charters, intimate sunset dinner cruises and dolphin cruises around Destin harbor, bay, and the Gulf of Mexico, Next to Lucky Snapper Harborwalk Marina Destin, Florida, (850) 217-3529

Destin Vacation Boat Rentals. Fishing, pontoon, or power boat rentals in Destin, Florida (850) 650-BOAT

Emerald Lady., Take a break from the beach for the day and explore the ocean on a sailing yacht and go sailing while you're in Destin, Florida. Each trip is private and tailored for your family or group. Choose to take a day sail – soak up the sun, catch fish, and snorkel or climb aboard for the premier trip of the day – the sunset cruise! 850 699 7454

Clearwater Community Sailing, Inc., dinghy and hobie wave rentals, Clearwater, (727) 517-7776

Emerald Coast Yachts, ASA School, charters, Pensacola, 888 204 0241

Fort Lauderdale Boat Rentals, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, (954) 376-3770

Key Lime Sailing Club and Cottages, Sailboat sailing adventures, rentals and charters, Florida, Key Largo. Also Also Sailing Lessons by the American sailing Academy. Paul The Owners on site Direct number - 305 453 5456. Cindy for Reservations - 305 451 3438

Georgia

Lanier Sailing Academy, Lake Lanier Georgia, located just north of Atlanta, with three (3) additional offices in the southeast including one in the British Virgin Islands, 800-684-9463

Illinois

Chicago Sailing, J/22, J/24, J/30 and Hunter 326 rentals, charters, Belmont Harbor, Chicago, 773 871 7245

Sail Chicago, Lessons and boat rentals for members, 800 Austin Street, Evanston, IL 60625, 312-409-9000

Indiana

Eagle Creek Park, sailboats, catamarans and windsurfers for rent, Indianapolis, (317) 327-7130

Maine

Fun and Sun Rentals LLC , rental sailboats on the southwest coast, between Portsmouth, NH and Portland , Maine. (207) 730- 1926

Linekin Bay Resort, 92 Wall Point Rd, Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538, 866-847-2103

Old Quarry Ocean Adventures, Inc., 130 Settlement Road, Stonington, Maine 04681, 207.367.8977

Stuart Marine Corp., Many sailboats for rent, Rockland, Maine, 207/594-5515

Maryland

Annapolis Sailing School, rent a Rainbow, Annapolis, 800.638.9192

BaySail on the Chesapeake, keelboat rentals, Tidewater Marina, 100 Bourbon St., Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078, Phone 410-939-2869

Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters, 90 minute Day sails and Featuring "Rock Hall's Original Sunset Cruise". Departing up to five times a day from Waterman's Crab House in Rock Hall, Md. Phone 410-708-1803

Coastal Kayak, Kayak and Hobie rentals, 3 miles North of Ocean City, Maryland, (302) 539-7999, 1-(877) 445-2925)

Downtown Sailing Center, charters, Baltimore, 410 727 0722

Getaway Sailing, bareboat and charters, Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore, 410-342-3110

Haven Charters, bareboat charters, Chesapeake Bay, Rock Hall, 410-639-7140

South River Boat Rentals, 2802 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, Maryland, 21037, (410)956-9729

Ultimate Watersports, Windsurf and Hobie catamaran rentals, yearly plan, June through August, Gunpowder Falls State Park, 410-335-5352

Michigan

Break'n Waves Inc., 1401 US 31 North Traverse City, Michigan, (231) 929-3303

Missouri

Boeing Employees' Sailing Club, sailing lessons, races and rentals for Boeing Employees, St. Louis

New Jersey

Barnegat Bay Sailing School, 19 to 23 foot sailboat rentals, Cedar Creek Marina, 100 Harbor Inn Road, Bayville, New Jersey 08721, 732-269-1351

Lake View Docks, Hobie Wave rentals, 7118 Park Blvd ,Wildwood Crest, (609) 522-0471

Riverside Adventures, Sunfish and Kayak rentals, Mill Creek Bayville, NJ, by reservation only at: 732.597.2187

New York

Atlantic Yachting, US Sailing Courses, private charters, and the 160 foot Clipper City for up to 144 passengers, Manhattan, 212-518-4604

Port Sailing School, Sonar 23, Ensign and Catalina rentals, lessons, Orchard Beach Blvd., Port Washington, (516) 767-7245

Silly Lily, 99 Adelaide Avenue, East Moriches, New York 11940, 631-878-0247

Yankee Boating Center, small sailboats, Tanzer 22 and Pearson 26, 3910 Lakeshore Drive (Route 9N), Diamond Point, New York 12824, (518) 668-5696

North Carolina

Cape Fear Sailing Academy, 910-279-2355 I have colgate 26's and Catalina Capri 22's for rent as well as club memberships.

Outer Banks Sail and Kayak, Inc, 612 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512, 252-247-6300

General Boats, rent a Rhodes 22, 114 Midway Drive, Edenton, North Carolina, 27932, 252-482-4372

Saltmarsh Kayaks, Kayaks, Sunfish, Hobie Wave and Getaway rentals, 275 Waynick Blvd., Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, (910) 344-0015 or (910) 509-2989

Ohio

Fast1 Charters, Call Capt Greg for your private charter needs. Phone: 216 220 0650

Port Clinton Yacht Charters, sailboat bareboat or captained charters, (419) 734-6207

Oklahoma

Redbud Marina, Catalina 22 and 27 for rent, Oologah Lake, Claremore, 918-341-5190

Oregon

Island Sailing Club, 20 to 36 foot sailboats, 515 NE Tomahawk Isl. Dr., Portland, Oregon, (800) 303-2470

Rhode Island

Northropand Johnson Worldwide Yacht Charters, crewed charters many large sailing yachts all over the world, this is expensive, but they do have some boats for less than $10,000/week, Newport, RI, 800 868 5913

Sail New England, crewed charters on a 51 foot Privilege catamaran, sailing out of Newport, RI, (603)548-8194

Sail Newport, J/22, Rhodes 19, Vanguard Nomad and kayak rentals, 60 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, Rhode Island, 401-846-1983

South Carolina

Advanced Sail, Inc., 27 and 53 foot catamarans, P.O. Box 7953, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 843-686-2582

Wallace Sailing Charters.Captain Dave at (843) 902-6999 or email us at wallacedavide@netzero.net

Texas

Austin Sailboat Rentals, Rent centerboard dinghy sailboats or larger day sailers. Downtown Austin, Texas. (512) 815-0980

B Sailing Club, J/80 rentals to members, Seabrook Shipyard, Texas

Classe’ Rental , Boats, Yachts, Houseboats and More 11203 RR 2222 Austin TX 78730 512-900-1890.

Fun Time Sailing, I charter my 2005 Hunter 36 on Lake Lavon for Sunset cruises. Fun Time Sailing, sunset and day cruises with a USCG Captain on a 36' Hunter on Lake Lavon, 214-442-0182, 214-215-9162 cell

Lake Travis Sailing Adventures Captained Sailboat Charters on sunny Lake Travis, near Austin Texas. (512) 736-2851

Lakeside Sailing School and Charters, Sunfish and keelboat rentals, Seabrook, Texas, 281 532 1518

Sail Galveston Bay, private charters and daysails on an Irwin 43, Galveston Bay, Clear Lake Shores, Texas, 713-829-2164

Texas Sailing Academy, charters with captain and bareboat rentals, 103 B Lakeway Drive, Lake Travis, Texas, (512) 261-6193, (800) 864-7245

Windsong Charters, cruises and meals on Windsong, a 57' ketch, in Galveston Bay. 281.755.6051

Windpath Sailing, Fractional sailing on new Catalina Yachts. Flat fee for hassle free sailing. Training included. Kemah (281) 280-WIND

Yachting Center of Corpus Christi , Charters and bareboat rentals, ASA courses on Lake Travis and Corpus Christi Bay, charters, on the L head, (361) 881- 8503

Vermont

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, Dinghy, keel boat and kayak rentals, 1 Lake St Burlington, Vermont, winter 802 862 8993 x122, summer 802 864 2499

Virginia

Yankee Point Sailboat Marina, Sunfish rentals, 1303 Oak Hill Road, Lancaster, VA 22503, 804-462-7018

Washington

Island Sailing Club, 20 to 36 foot sailboats, Olympia and Kirland, Washington, (800) 303-2470

Northwest Boat Rentals, Catalina 22 for rent, Poulsbo, Washington, 360.265.8300


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