Best Places To Rent A Boat In Los Angeles

August 5, 2017 5:00 AM

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Los Angeles boasts the luxury of leaning on the Pacific for all kinds of things, including the opportunity to go boating. From splashy yachts to simple canoes, from sassy sailboats to other craft of all description, boats are available for rent in the City of Angels just in time to enjoy the fall weather, which can typically remain about as warm outside as it was in the summer. That said, consider the following venues from which to rent your dream boat.
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Long Beach Boat Rentals
401 E. Shoreline Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 491-7400
www.boats4rent.com

Variety is key at this Long Beach-based outpost which added a fancy pontoon to its fleet in 2015. The 21-foot craft, with power to spare from its 90 hp outboard motor, also boasts a Bluetooth enabled stereo system, room for eight, a dining table and a canopy should guests require shade while speeding along. This boat, like many others on offer from Long Beach Boat Rentals, is great for fishing. Other members of the family include a trio of power boat types, wave runners, and Duffy electric boats for calmer times at sea.

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(credit: Lissy B./Yelp)


Marina Del Rey Boat Rentals
13717 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 306-4444.
www.marinadelreyboatrentals.com

Be sure to make phone reservations before you go out to sea with this outfit, as this is the only way to reserve the boat of your choice. As to which craft to choose, that’s your decision, but know that everything — from sail boats to power boats to boats that Marina Del Rey Boat Rentals note are “human powered” (meaning canoes and such) are available on any given day in L.A.

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Yachts 4 Fun
6601 Center Drive W.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 822-1037
www.yachts4fun.com

Yachts 4 Fun eagerly call you to sea with a fleet of beautiful boats. The Searay Vespa, a 40-foot fantasy craft, boasts a lot of stability on the water while six guests enjoy the splendor of the sea in style. Other options include the 43-foot Fairline, as sleek as it is smooth, and the 55-foot Marquis, with three staterooms and an expansive lounging area. Powerboat lessoned are offered by this deluxe outfit.

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Pelican Joe’s Boat Rentals
186 N. Marina Drive
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 598-2628
www.pelicanjoeboatrentals.com

This Long Beach-based family business is all about pleasing the customer, starting with deep discounts for folks who want to boat on week days. Music is encouraged, so bring along your playlist to be hooked up to the docking stations on all crafts on offer from this friendly outfit. Then get ready to experience the water while having a mini-party on a pontoon or a 21-foot Duffy boat or any of the other boats in Joe’s flourishing fleet.

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Echo Park Lake Pedal Boats
751 Echo Park Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 481-8577
www.facebook.com /EchoParkLakePetalBoats

For a change of pace located not far from the Pacific, Echo Park Lake on Los Angeles’ east side offer pedal boats for a leisurely hour or two on totally calm waters. Located on Echo Park’s pristine lake, you can rent these boats which accommodates up to five guests and can be maneuvered without much (if any) knowledge of boating. Be sure to take an umbrella with you for shade if it’s a sunny day and have yourself a ball being on these still waters with others who, like you, just want to feel like the captain of your own domain.

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Los Angeles freelance travel writer Jane Lasky, contributes to publications such as Travel + Leisure, Vogue and Esquire. Her weekly sojourning column ran in 40 newspapers for 20 years. Jane is anything but an accidental tourist and always travels with her pillow. Check out her articles on Examiner.com.

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