Rent a boat in Galveston

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Yacht Charter in Galveston with Click&Boat

Home to 32 miles of shoreline, Galveston Island located in the United States, caters to every type of beachgoer! You can enjoy Galveston's warm Gulf waters from the spring to November. And a boat charter in Galveston during this season makes for the perfect weekend getaway!

Besides Galveston's natural beauty, visitors are drawn to the island because of its eccentric charm and Texas-style Hospitality. With a 70-block downtown district, there is a lot of history to be learned through the 19th -century architecture in its museums, theatres, and galleries. Walk down quaint alleyways or ride in a carriage, Galveston has had an evolving history, from 200 years of European Settlement including the arrival of pirates and immigration of Greeks and Italians.

So for your next boat hire, forget about the lakes like Lake Travis near Austin and instead head for the shore. Galveston Island sure is a hidden gem of Texas, the Lone Star State!

How much does it cost to rent a boat in Galveston?

The price of a yacht charter in Galveston depends on several key factors like the type and age of the vessel, the duration of the rental, as well if the rental is during high or low season. Additional requests such as skipper, crew, and water sports equipment may also come at an additional cost. So keep this in mind when selecting a boat within your budget.

  • Sailboat rentals in Galveston start at €300/day for 6 guests on board and may cost up to €550/day.
  • Motorboat rentals and Fishing charters in Galveston start at €480/day and can cost up to €875/day.
  • The price of a luxury yacht rental is about €1,500/day for 10 people aboard, perfect for birthday and bachelorette or bachelor parties.

Since you are interested in renting a boat in Galveston, check out our fleet in the nearby area:

Where to sail in Galveston…

When it comes to Galveston, there are plenty of boating options to ensure an amazing day out on the water. Try boating to these special areas:

  • Kemah- located on the coast of Galveston Bay, it offers a variety of waterfront dining experiences, entertainment, and a boardwalk with great views.
  • Stewart Beach- an ideal destination for families with younger kids since the beach has lifeguards on-duty.
  • Galveston Island State Park- a great spot for those looking for adventure. Visitors can choose to hike, mountain bike, fish, camp, and bird watching.
  • East Beach- the place to go if you like to party. It is the biggest beach in Texas, where there are annual live concerts, festivals, competitions, and outdoor bars.
  • Redfish Island- usually the first destination for new boaters in the area. This island is actually made up of a man-made pile of rocks, and it attracts big crowds on the weekends and holidays.
  • South Shore San Leon and Bacliff- if you are looking for a quick half-day trip, consider anchoring on the lee shore of San Leon.
  • Cedar Bayon- interested in a little adventure? Cruise down this winding river system.
  • Anahuac- located across the bay from Galveston, this is a can’t miss destination.

What is there to see and do in Galveston?

Galveston is a whole lot more than just a cruise port. There are plenty of sights to see, activities to try and attractions to visit when you aren’t spending your time boating! So be sure to check these can’t miss spots out while you are there…

  • Take a stroll around The Strand, learn about Galveston’s history, admire the 19th-century homes, and enjoy the local boutiques and restaurants
  • Head to Schlitterbahn, a big water park that is guaranteed fun for adults and kids
  • Walk along The Seawall during sunset, this wall was built to help protect the city from the waters of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Check out the Bishop’s Palace also known as the Gresham House, it’s one of the significant Victorian residences in the US
  • Have some family fun and enjoy the rides at the Galveston Island Pleasure Pier
  • For history buffs, go to Pelican Island and learn about the former immigration station site at Seawolf Park- it also features a submarine and destroyer escort from World War II

Can I charter a yacht in Galveston with a skipper?

When using Click&Boat, you can find many boat rentals in Galveston with a skipper. Guests may choose to rent a boat with or without a skipper, depending on their boating experience and license. For those who know these Texan's waters like the palm of their hand, bareboat charters are available for rent.

For those who don’t have the proper qualifications or who would rather simply lay back and relax- renting with a skipper and/or crew is the perfect option. Let your skipper show you unique and hidden gems in the area as well as take care of all the navigating, docking, and anchoring.

For some charters, a skipper may come as an additional cost. Just contact the boat owner through Click&Boat’s messaging tool to arrange the details.

Find a Galveston Boat Hire with Click&Boat

Galveston, Texas is home to an exciting and unique boating experience. So with Click&Boat, the leading boat rental service, browse between a large selection of sailboats and motorboats to find your dream boat charter.

Rely on our platform’s integrated messaging system for boat owners and renters, affordable prices, discounts, as well as our team of knowledgeable sailing advisors who are ready to help you plan your next boating adventure.

So come on board and let’s sail away!

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