Hire a sailing boat in San Diego

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Sailboat Charter San Diego with Click&Boat

Located close to the US- Mexican border, the Californian city of San Diego is one of America’s favorite boating destinations. With a sailboat hire in San Diego, you can sail along the waters of the San Diego Bay up to Shelter Island, Mission Bay, or Coronado Bay.

If you charter a sailboat in San Diego for at least a week, consider making a trip all the way to Santa Catalina Island, one of California’s Channel Islands where you’ll get a touch of Mediterranean flare (without having to go too far). For an extra thrill, consider a special sailing trip during Independence Day, you will have the privilege of watching the fireworks in San Diego from the deck of your boat!

How much does it cost to charter a sailboat in San Diego?

The cost of a sailboat rental in San Diego, California depends on a few factors. For example, prices may be influenced by the size and model of the boat, and if it is high or low tourism season in the area. Extras like fuel, water sports equipment, and the services of a captain may come at an additional cost. So to be sure, contact the boat owner via Click&Boat’s messaging platform to ask any questions you may have.

  • Sailboat charters in San Diego start at £125/hour for up to 6 guests and may range up to £175/hour.
  • For larger sailboats able to accommodate more than 12 people, starting rates are £390/hour.

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Exploring San Diego with a sailboat…

San Diego is a great starting point for any sailing trip, long or short. Here are some of our top recommendations and easy to sail routes for your next trip:

Start in Mission Bay and admire this boating haven. You can enjoy the local parks and lovely beaches for a quick swim if you so desire to.

If you continue on, you will find Shelter Island, which is considered a local getaway spot. However, if you are looking to visit more of a tourist destination, consider sailing to Coronado Island and Coronado Beach.

La Jolla Cove and Shores is a can’t miss and more of a unique destination to sail to. Nestled between cliffs, La Jolla Shores is a snorkeler’s paradise and quite a sight to see.

Now, you are considering hiring a sailboat for a longer duration of time like a long weekend or even a full week, there are even more things to see and do on the SoCal Coast! You can cruise north towards the seaside towns of Long Beach, Newport Beach, and Los Angeles. Santa Catalina Island is a stop to make as well.

When is the best time to sail in San Diego?

Guests can set sail in San Diego all year round. Southern California’s sunshine and mild temperatures make sailing possible even during the winter! However, we believe that the best time to sail is from late spring to late fall. During this period, it will most likely be warm enough for you to jump in and enjoy the water!

If you are interested in booking a sailing yacht, we highly recommend that you make a reservation in advance with Click&Boat to ensure that you can set sail onboard the perfect boat.

Are sailboat rentals available with a captain in San Diego?

Yes! With Click&Boat, most sailboat charters in the San Diego area are available with an experienced captain and crew. All you have to do is sit back and relax while the skipper and crew take care of everything from mooring, navigating, docking, and more! This is also a great option for those who are planning parties or celebrations on board!

Our captains are local experts who know the area best! Allow them to show you their favorite places: from lovely seaside towns to sandy beaches, coves, and islands. They might even have recommendations on the area’s best restaurants and bars if you are interested in docking’n’dining.

For those interested in bareboat charters and who have the proper sailing qualifications, don’t hesitate to contact our owners on Click&Boat for more information and availabilities.

Why charter a sailboat for your next sailing adventure?

Sailboat rentals are ideal for anyone interested in learning to sail, wanting a unique day on the water, or who plan to set sail for a longer period of time and need to be able to sleep on board.

Depending on the model and length of the sailboat, they can typically accommodate 4 to 6 guests comfortably. This is a great option for small families and couples.

Imagine yourself cruising along the SoCal coast, stopping to relax at a beach, and most importantly- creating unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Sailing charters are definitely a bucket-list-worthy adventure!

Hiring a sailboat with the Click&Boat platform

With Click&Boat, the leading peer-to-peer boat rental service, guests can select from a range of sailboats like Beneteau, Catalina, Hunter, Capri 22, etc... And rest assured that we will help you find a boat that fits your budget and suits your needs.

Once you have found the perfect catamaran charter, send a message to a boat owner using our internal messaging system in order to clarify any questions you may have. After that, all that is left to do is book your hire. And after your experience aboard, be sure to leave a review.

However, if you prefer, you can request a free quote from our team of knowledgeable sailing advisors. They will help you find the crewed yacht charter of your dreams, as well as help you plan all the details of your one-of-a-kind sailing trip in San Diego.

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