Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, having a wedding ceremony at sea, or just soaking up the warm sun on a Sunday sailing trip, a Marina del Rey boat rental or yacht charter is a quintessential Southern California experience! The charter operators listed here have a business license from the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors. Looking for boat slips? Click here.


BayWatch Boat Charters


Hop aboard "Cowboy," for the perfect private captained cruise and make a new memory on the water! Enjoy a 3-hour private Santa Monica Coastal Cruise, a 90-Minute private "Fun in the Sun" Marina del Rey Harbor Cruise, or a 90-Minute private Sunset Cruise. The vessel is ready for fun with comfortable seating areas, a great stereo system, and night lights. Bring any food or beverages to make your trip more enjoyable!

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Bella Yacht


Bella is 50' motor yacht available for harbor cruises, half or full-day ocean play day excursions, trips to Catalina Island & more. Up to 12 passengers.   

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Blue Moon Dolphin Cruise


Blue Moon Dolphin Cruise can accommodate groups to 6 people, as well as groups of up to 12 people on their bareboat. 

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Blue Pacific Yachting


Private sailing and power charters, bareboat rentals, instruction, and certifications. Vessels range from 32 to 50 feet. Half-day, full-day, and overnight excursions.


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Bluewater Sailing


Private sailing charters for coastal and harbor cruises, corporate team-building events, and media support. Instruction on our boats or yours. ASA certification. Group sailing sessions year-round.

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Calico Yacht Charter

(310) 619-4491

Explore the Santa Monica Bay aboard Calico, a spacious, modern 40ft power yacht with a 10+ year experienced US Coast Guard Captain at the helm. Harbor tours, sunset cruises, marriage proposals, surfing excursions, Catalina day trips and more!

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California Dream Tours


Enjoy daytime and sunset boat excursions on Maxim, a power boat helmed by Captain Joss, a Coast Guard licensed captain with 16 years experience. Accommodates up to 23 people. 

Charters 2000

(310) 482-7859

Take a private boat charter on the Irwin, a 55-foot, three-bedroom sailboat available for skippered charters and operated by U.S. Coast Guard licensed captains. Half-day, full-day and Catalina trips. Up to 12 people.

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Chief Yacht


Chief is a 50-foot Yacht offering the most comfortable option with multilevel outdoor areas, plenty of room to hang out and a state of the art sound system. Book a private charter with licensed captains for you and your family and friends up to 12 people.

City Cruises


City Cruises’ popular public dining cruises are offered weekly all year long! Enjoy views of the Marina on a dinner cruise, bottomless mimosa brunch cruise, or holiday-themed cruise. Relax with a cocktail on the open-air top deck and soak up views of passing sailboats and perhaps a playful sea lion. Private charters for holiday parties, weddings, and other social events are available for up to 275 guests. When you make the decision to host your event aboard a City Cruises yacht, our event planners will help you turn your occasion into something extraordinary. City Cruises’ fleet of six ships is located in the heart of the Marina, at Fisherman’s Village, with ample parking.

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CruiseMDR.com is a reasonably priced skippered charter for up to six people. Captain Steven Leigh will take you on a 31' Sea Ray powerboat for a ride in the harbor or out into the ocean. A short boat tour or a longer day trip is available for coastline cruises, sunset cruises, and to celebrate any special occasion. Boarding and drop-off is at Dock 55 in Fisherman's Village.

Water taxi Duchess Pub on the harbor in Marina del Rey

Duchess Pub


Duchess Pub is a new 26-passenger pedal-powered pontoon boat offering harbor tours for groups of all ages. This party boat features 12 pedaling stations, a spacious backbench, state-of-the-art sound system, and fun party lighting. At any time, the Onboard Licensed Captain can deploy machinery power to relieve the guests of the task so they can sit back and enjoy the ride.

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Duchess Yacht


The Duchess is a private yacht charter service offering sunset, coastal, and day cruises, as well as fishing charters, water sports charters, and overnight destination charters. Whether it's whale and dolphin watching, a birthday or anniversary, a marriage proposal, or memorial service, Duchess can help. Company also owns The Legend, a 70' vintage power yacht available for private charter and operates regular open-party cruises.

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FantaSea Yachts


FantaSea Yachts is a family-owned and -operated business established in 1980 and a premier yacht charter and special event company in Marina del Rey. FantaSea’s two large yachts are ideal locations for corporate meetings, celebrations, weddings, and all special events for groups of 50–300. FantaSea also offers a superyacht for up to 12 VIP guests. FantaSea provides a wonderful range of food and beverage options and can assist with any entertainment and AV needs. With one call, you are easily on your way to a great event. 

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Fin Fetish


Private charters for up to six guests on top of the line fishing vessels including a Bertram 31’ and a Crystaliner 33’. Helmed by Captain Brian G. Norris, a United States Coast Guard licensed Master and seasoned private yacht fisherman, Fin Fetish offers a wide variety of offshore adventures for everyone from the most seasoned fishing veteran to those who have never fished before.

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Happiest Ours


A luxury 60' motor yacht charter for up to 12 passengers with a knowledgeable local captain and crew. Available for sunset cruise, dolphin watch tours, romantic getaways as well as film/photo shoot opportunities and more. 

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Island Boat MDR


Take up to 12 people on the 59' Island Boat for a harbor cruise, Pacific Coastal tour or a day of water fun in Santa Monica Bay. Island Boat MDR features a party deck complete with a dance floor and karaoke along with a Captain and crew at your service. Celebrate special events such as birthdays, bachelorette parties, anniversaries and more.

Killer Ocean Adventures


Adventure-seekers can choose from Hydrofoiling, Sportfishing, Spearfishing, Scuba Diving, Surfing, SUP, Whale Watching & Coastal Cruises along the Malibu Coast, Catalina Island, Point Dume State Reserve, Channel Islands and offshore fishing grounds. "Killer Shrimp" is a 2019 Parker 2520XLD; holds up to 6 passengers. "Clueless" is a 60-foot Fairline motor yacht; holds up to 12 passengers. Equipment and gear provided. Overnight and multi-day trips offered.    

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L.A. Sportfishing


The Marsea offers local half-day, three-quarter-day, and full-day fishing trips for up to 6 passengers. We also do whale watching, nature trips, and burials at sea.

Lady M 50' Yacht Charter docked in Marina del Rey boat slip

Lady M


Enjoy a fabulous vacation aboard a 50 foot Luxury Navigator Pilothouse Motor Yacht. Lady M comes with 3 staterooms and can easily sleep 8 guests and can accommodate up to 12 guests for cruising.

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Latitude 33 Yacht Charters

Latitude 33 Yacht Charters specializes in harbor cruises, half and full day Santa Monica Bay tours, sunset cruises, and full day or overnight adventures to Catalina. Come celebrate your special occasion including marriage proposals, anniversaries, birthdays, and much more! 
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Legend Yacht


Get the best views of coastal L.A. on a 2.5-hour open-party cruise on The Legend, a classic 70′ motor yacht. The Legend can take up to 41 passengers and sells tickets individually for select cruises. Also available for private charter, fishing, whale watching, and more. Company also owns The Duchess Yacht and Side Hustle, which are available for private charter (6 passengers maximum).

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Marina del Rey Boat Rentals


Have some fun on the water with Marina del Rey Boat Rentals. Self-explore the harbor and beyond by kayak, paddleboard, sailboat, motor boat or jet ski. Hourly rentals are available and no experience is required!

Marina del Rey Catamaran Sailing


MDR Catamaran Sailing can accommodate groups to 6 people on Serentiy, a 34-foot Gemini 105Mc Catamaran sailboat. Available for a private charter in the harbor or out into the ocean. 

Marine Del Rey Sport-fishing

Marina del Rey Sportfishing


Offers both public fishing excursions and private charters to entertain clients, friends, clubs, and organizations. Rod rental, tackle, bait, licenses available on the boat. For groups from 10 to 90 people. Other services include scattering of ashes, Catalina Island excursions, and whale watching. Board at Dock 52.

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Marina Sailing


This large sailing operation offers bareboat and skippered charters on yachts from 22 to 50 feet. Over 70 boats and 40 instructors and USCG-licensed captains throughout Southern California. Also offers ASA courses and team-building regattas.

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Mariner Sailing Charters


The Amethyst, a beautifully restored 46' wooden ketch, can take up to 6 passengers on a private sailing tour. Enjoy views of the Los Angeles coast, including Venice, Santa Monica, and Malibu. Available for Catalina Island trips, proposals, sunset cruises, and any other special occasion. Boards at Dock 55, Fisherman's Village.

Naos Yachts


Yacht sales, bareboat charters, group and private sailing lessons, ASA courses.

Old Plank Adventures


Step aboard the vintage luxury sailing yacht Prima Stella, a 36.9 foot mono-hull Sloop from Islander Yachts available for filming, boating lessons, lobster adventures, movie nights on the sail and more. Founded by Captain and Chef Matthew Mancini, Old Plank Adventures can accommodate up to 6 passengers and offers gourmet cuisine. 

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Paradise Bound Yacht Charters


Captain Alex Balian’s Paradise Bound Yacht Charters offers the ultimate in affordable charter service. Silver Eagle is a beautiful 42-ft. Catalina sailboat with three private double cabins. Yachts available for any occasion and group size. Veteran-owned business celebrating 27 years of service. Berthed at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey.

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Parties at Sea


Enjoy a half-day harbor cruise, sunset cruise in Santa Monica Bay, or full day Catalina Island excursion and more with Parties at Sea. The experienced captains and their fleet of power boats are ready to take your event to the next level on the Pacific Ocean. Ask about options to enhance your special event including catered food/drinks, decorations and musicians.     

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Remedy Yacht

Welcome aboard this 60' custom luxury yacht perfect for cruising the beautiful waters of the Pacific coast. Charters with an experienced crew will provide countless memories with luxury, comfort, and safety. Features include: large sun pad, enclosed lounge, spacious salon, full kitchen and restroom, HDTV, and WiFi. Available for private charters and social/corporate events.

Side Hustle


Enjoy a day cruise to Catalina Island or a sunset cruise in Santa Monica Bay with your family and friends on the 74-foot Italian Sport Yacht, Side Hustle. This vessel is Coast Guard licensed for up to 12 people. The yacht is disinfected before and after each charter. 

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Tiki Mermaid Charter Yachts


The Polynesian-themed Tiki Mermaid can carry up to 75 guests on two floors with two outdoor decks, a bar, and a dance floor. Second story lounge has overstuffed sofas, lanterns, and tropical plants. Popular for theme parties, mixers, weddings, birthday parties, and holiday events. Tiki Too (for up to 50 guests) has a wide-screen TV, dance floor, outdoor deck, and fireplace.

Yacht Management & Captain Services International


Choose from a variety of yachts from 34’ to 145’  that can be chartered by the hour or by the day and come fully staffed.  Available for coastline cruises, sunset cruises, and to celebrate any special occasion. Boarding and drop-off is at Dock 55 in Fisherman's Village. Yachts may be relocated by request. 

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Yachts 4 Fun


This powerboat rental fleet offers luxury motor yachts ranging from 37’ to 76’. Charters are available for two-hour harbor cruises and four-hour coastal excursions along the Santa Monica coastline, north to Malibu’s Paradise Cove and Keller’s shelter, or south to Redondo Beach and Palos Verdes. Full-day and multiple day charters are available to Catalina Island and the Channel Islands. Charters available up to 12 passengers when you take the helm with your U.S. Powerboat certification, or up to 6 passengers with our USCG-licensed captains.