FAQ

  • Do you rent jet skis? How much?
  • We rent wave runners in Mission Bay for $65/hour + fuel. From Downtown and Coronado, the cost is $99/hour + fuel.

  • Can I reserve a jet ski? A boat?
  • All jet ski rentals are first-come, first served. You can reserve most other boats for 4 or more hours.

  • How do I go about renting something?
  • Give us a call or check out the website to decide what you’d like to rent. You can make a reservation, or just walk-in, with a photo ID and credit card for a deposit and after some safety instruction, you’ll be on your way! No boating license required.

  • Is a deposit required?
  • All rentals require a security deposit on a credit card. Please note that debit cards are accepted, but it can take 3-5 business days for YOUR BANK to return the deposit.

  • Is there a fuel surcharge, and how much is it?
  • Powerboat and jet ski rentals have a fuel surcharge of 14% of the rental rate.

  • Do you allow dogs on the boat?
  • We are dog-friendly on powerboats up to 24’ and sailboats up to 27’.

  • Do you do overnight rentals?
  • We do overnight rentals on sailboats 27’ +, and powerboats 31’+.

  • What kind of experience do I need to rent a boat?
  • For our open-bow powerboats, no experience or license is required, we will show you everything you need to know! Sailboats and cabin-cruiser powerboats require experience on a similar size vessel. If you are interested in taking out the larger boats, you can hire a USCG licensed captain to drive or sail you around.

About Us

Seaforth Boat Rental is the longest established boat rental, charter, and tour company in San Diego. We’ve been a family-owned business since 1976.

We have 4 full-time locations covering both bays, and all experience levels are welcome!