Boat Rental In Virginia Beach

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The coastal city of Virginia Beach is where the Chesapeake Bay spills into the Atlantic Ocean. This city in Virginia is best known for hosting a vibrant 3-mile long beach boardwalk where visitors can dine, exercise, or jump in the ocean. When you rent a boat in Virginia Beach, you gain access to more opportunities to explore the destination beyond land. Because of its location, you can opt for a leisure motorboat rental in the Chesapeake Bay or rent a sailboat that will take you further into the ocean and along the coast. Paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, and other watersports are popular activities in Virginia Beach.

Boat rental in Virginia Beach is available with Click&Boat. We have plenty of vessels ranging in size and purpose for cruising around Chesapeake Bay, James River, York River, and the Atlantic Ocean.

Where to sail in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach is one of the best cities for boaters thanks to its prime location along the east coast of the United States; there are plenty of safe boating areas within the Chesapeake Bay that are ideal for a crewed or private boat rental. Rent a boat in Virginia to explore beyond land excursions. A private yacht charter may take you inland or even up to Delaware. Whether you’re planning an easy day cruise or an extended sailing trip, consider these boating destinations from Virginia Beach:

  • Enjoy a variety of watersports in Broad Bay. This area has a no-wake zone where you can wakeboard, waterski, or tube from the back of the boat rental.
  • Beach the boat at The Narrows and enjoy a quiet day relaxing under the sun on your private charter.
  • Spot dolphins from your sailboat! Virginia Beach is known for its dolphins who love to swim in the cool waters of lower Chesapeake Bay. During specific times of the year, you can even spot whales in Hampton or around the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.
  • Embark on a fishing charter to catch flounder, bluefish, and more!
  • Take a leisure cruise along the James River and stop at waterfront restaurants in Jamestown.
  • Stop at the iconic waterside restaurant called Bubba’s! It offers excellent local seafood including Chesapeake Bay oysters, shrimp, clams, and fish. 

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How much does it cost to rent a boat in Virginia Beach?

There are plenty of factors that influence the price of a boat rental in Virginia including the size of the boat, model, number of guests, time of year, or the age of the yacht. For instance, a newer motorboat rental may cost more than renting an older sailboat. Plus, you have to consider extras including water toys or captain and crew.

  • Virginia Beach motorboat rentals start at about $784/day and can cost up to around $981/day.
  • A jet-ski rental in Virginia Beach can cost from $218/day

Marinas in Virginia Beach

Because Virginia Beach is one of the best boating destinations in the United States, it hosts plenty of marinas for renting a boat. And most of these harbors include convenient amenities including showers, toilets, fuel, bait, picnic benches, or waterfront dining.

  • Bubba’s Marina also happens to be a waterfront restaurant and bar. This spot started as a small bait and tackle shop over 30 years ago and has since become a local institution. Bubba’s is located on the Lynnhaven River and an easy harbor to tie up to.
  • Long Bay Pointe Marina is in the heart of Virginia Beach with easy access to Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic. This 215-slip marina can accommodate boats from 20 to 200 feet and labels itself as a boating resort. It has a fuels stop and bait and tackle store.
  • Down the road, Marina Shores Marina is a harbor on Long Creek, just off the Lynnhaven Inlet. It offers a waterfront restaurant, boat slips, pool, and showers.

What is there to see and do in Virginia Beach?

The better question is what is there not to do? Virginia Beach is a family-friendly destination with options for tours, art, museums, nightlife, and boating. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, there are plenty of things to do in Virginia Beach. You won’t get bored!

  • Walk along the 3-mile long beach boardwalk! There are plenty of outdoor restaurants and bars at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. It’s also ideal for biking, rollerblading, walking, or running. Along the boardwalk, take a selfie with the 24-foot tall statue of King Neptune!
  • Take the kids to Virginia Beach Aquarium! The aquarium has plenty of educational experiences with opportunities to meet the animals, such as zebra sharks or spotted manta rays.
  • Visit the historic Cape Henry Lighthouse. It’s actually two lighthouses that mark the entrance to Chesapeake Bay!
  • Check out the Military Aviation Museum and its collection of World War I and World War II military aircraft such as bombers, fighters, and trainers. Oddly enough, it’s also home to Jurassic Park, a collection of dinosaur sculptures at the entrance to the Virginia Beach Airport.
  • Splash around at Ocean Breeze Waterpark! During the summer months, discover over 30 slides for kids and adults. Plus, rent a poolside cabana for a relaxing day in the sun.

Rent a boat with a captain in Virginia Beach

Click&Boat offers plenty of boat rental options with a captain or crew. When you rent a boat with a captain, you get to enjoy more of the boating adventure without worrying about navigation, anchorage, docking, or laws in Virginia.

Having a local captain assist with your boat rental in Virginia Beach is a gamechanger for an unforgettable sailing, boating, or fishing experience. A captain and/or crew may come as an additional cost to your rental, depending on the size of the boat, the number of crew, and other requests. Enjoy your private charter in Virginia Beach without the hassle of navigating the vessel!

Weather and the best time to visit Virginia Beach

The best time for a boat rental in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is between May and October. During this time, the weather ranges from pleasant to warm. The average temperature starts off at about 72°F in May and reaches 84°F in July. During this time, there are relatively low amounts of rainfall. In May there is, on average, 23mm/month of precipitation and this increases to 31mm/month in July and August. However, after this, precipitation levels decrease, falling back to 23mm/month in October. Precipitation levels are lower during the winter months, but so is the temperature! If you are looking for a Virginia Beach yacht rental in the warm weather, it is best to avoid January as the average temperature is only 46°F and the water temperature is 50°F!

In order for your boat rental in Virginia Beach to be as relaxing as possible, we would recommend booking around the school breaks. October is the cheapest month to fly to Virginia Beach, whilst June and July will be more expensive.  

Cost to rent Boat in Virginia Beach

Curious about the cost of renting Boat in Virginia Beach? While the cost may vary from boat to boat, it is possible to rent a Boat from $720.00 to $2,553.00 per day. But the average for a daily cost is $1,636.00.

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