The Best Boat Hire in New York

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What to Know About Boat Hires in New York

If you are waiting for one of the most exciting adventures of your life, the State of New York might be one of the best places to explore. The state boasts 7,500 lakes and ponds, 112,000 kilometers of rivers and streams, and a coastline that stretches across thousands of miles. Together, the waterways are home to 165 different species of fish.

Taking a boat ride along the coast or the Erie Canal is one of the best ways to experience New York, and you don’t have to own a boat to enjoy this fantastic state. All types of watercrafts are available to rent, from sailboats, yacht rentals, power boat hires, and pontoon boats to single-person kayaks and canoes. If fishing charters are your thing, you can catch several kinds of fish aboard shaded fishing charters in New York. Jet skis and waverunners are great for thrill seekers. Houseboats, canoes, inner tubes – you name it, you can find it in this beautiful state.

Westhampton offers a quiet and secluded atmosphere that caters to rest and relaxation at a manageable, two-hour train ride from Manhattan. If you choose to rent a seaside bungalow, an abundance of surf clubs, sailing schools, beaches, and seafood will keep you occupied for the duration of your stay. Water sports such as jet skiing, parasailing, wind surfing, surfing, and paddleboarding will break up your beach days while crabbing, fishing, and yachting are potential day-long retreats.

You can also witness New York City like never before as you watch the impressive Empire State Building and the charming landscape from a new perspective while taking a tour on the waterways. Although the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are chart-toppers in terms of tourist attractions, the Big Apple also has a number of other popular destinations that boaters love to explore. The list includes South Hampton, Sag Harbor, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Bay Shore, Montauk, and Cherry Island.

If you are interested in a fishing excursion in New York, The Hudson is a popular place to fish for largemouth and smallmouth bass. If you love fishing, the state of New York will never disappoint you. It does not matter whether you are an expert or a novice; the state has something for all. Freshwater fishing finds some of the best spots in the state. It is also a great place for fly fishing, saltwater fishing, deep sea fishing, and even ice fishing. From huge lakes to small ponds, the beautiful waterways of the state wait for you with the promise of your next big catch. The best time to fish in these waters is during summer and fall. Fishing during the springs yields striped bass.

The State of New York has a number of marinas where you can dock and moor your boat. Rent a kayak, canoe, rowboat, or a paddle boat and enjoy a laidback trip paddling in the lakes of some of the most beautiful lakes, parks, and coastline. Add more excitement to your adventure by chartering a thrilling speedboat. While exploring the many avenues of the waterway, make sure to dine at Coney Island, visit Long Island, or relax in the Hamptons where a beautiful boating experience waits with the promise of a fresh take on the East Coast.

Popular destinations in New York also include Sag Harbor, Montauk, South Hampton, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Bay Shore, and Cherry Island.

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in New York.

  1. MG
    Maria
    Sail NY Harbor's Newest Sailboat - Check our 5-Star Reviews!

    Our Captain Krista made our night absolutely unforgettable. She was truly amazing! I cannot thank Jessica- for prompt communication with all my questions. The boat was beautiful and cleanliness was impeccable. There were even blankets on the boat that we were able to use as a night cooled off. I recommend to everyone! Thank you Jessica and Krista xo

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    Kianna
    Enjoy NYC By Boat...Privately...without the crowds, perfect for birthdays, day cruises,sunset cruises, touring New York City

    This was the best decision I made!! I booked the yacht with peter for my 21st birthday and could not be happier! The experience exceeded me and my friends expectations, especially for the price! I’ll definitely be booking again!

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    Aqsa
    Caribbean Vibez on a Brooklyn Sailboat

    What a wonderful and perfect experience!!!! My friends and I felt like we were in a movie. Johnny answered all of our questions and made every part of the process easy to understand. If you are considering to book, just do it! All good vibes here ✨😇✨😌

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    Karina
    One & Only - 52 Foot Luxury SeaRay Yacht, Brooklyn Bridge Park!

    The yacht was stunning, it’s very spacious and beautiful. Me and my friends had the best time. The crew was very welcoming and took good care of us. Couldn’t expect any better experience. Thank you so much!

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    Tiara
    One & Only - 52 Foot Luxury SeaRay Yacht, Brooklyn Bridge Park!

    If you’re looking for a great time this is it! The boat is beautiful as pictured! The crew was phenomenal!!! The caption was entertaining & the hostess was a doll & very professional. We had an amazing time & didn’t want to get off lol trust me you will love it! I highly recommend booking with Gene you won’t regret it.

  6. BC
    Bridget
    Enjoy NYC By Boat...Privately...without the crowds, perfect for birthdays, day cruises,sunset cruises, touring New York City

    He was the most amazing down to earth guy you could ever meet. Very accommodating and knowledgeable not to mention has a great personality. I’d book him a thousand times over pick him and you will not be disappointed.