Rent A Boat In Baltimore, Maryland - Updated 2022

rent a boat in baltimore

The colorful city of Baltimore is one of the best places to visit in Maryland and, the most populous in the state. Baltimore is known for all kinds of water bodies: rivers, lakes as well as a seaport. ‘The city of neighborhoods’ as it is called, is the second biggest seaport in the central Atlantic cities in the US. The love for sailing and boating is shared among locals and visitors. However, buying a yacht or a small boat for a holiday is not only expensive but absurd since you might not need it now and then. Renting a boat is the norm at Baltimore, and you will find different types of boats for rent: yachts, houseboats or small cruisers. Spending a vacation in a boat is a dream come true for so many, but finding the right one may be hard, that’s why we’ve browsed through many to pick only the best for you. If you don’t know where to stay, rent a boat in Baltimore, Maryland, from these top choices and have yourself a memorable getaway.

1. Light-filled retreat with outdoor seating

Conveniently located in a quiet marina within Baltimore’s Historic Fells Point, this boat rental provides a peaceful getaway for up to four guests. It features one bedroom, one full bathroom, and a well-supplied kitchen. The unit is also air-conditioned, not to mention filled with natural light due to the many windows all around the rental. Out on the patio, there is seating available for those who want to relax by the water.

While swimming is not allowed around the boat, there are beautiful beaches within driving distance. Several attractions and hangout spots are also close by.

Private yacht at a quiet Fell’s Point marina
11 reviews
Boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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2. Luxurious catamaran on a private pier (from USD 350)

Whether it’s for an overnight stay, a weekend getaway, or a whole week escapade, Live Wide is an ideal accommodation. This luxurious catamaran is docked on a private pier with easy access to lots of parking spaces. Its convenient location also brings guests close to Annapolis, Baltimore, and BWI Airport.

Spacious and beautifully furnished, this boat rental has ample living space to accommodate a total of six guests. It offers three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. There is also a couch in the saloon where an extra person can sleep. Other amenities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a smart TV. If needed, the host can also set up a hammock at the front of the boat so guests can take relaxing naps, read books, or go stargazing at night.

Luxury Catamaran Liveaboard
17 reviews  Wifi Available
yacht 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
super clean and everything we needed was there
the cabin was spacious clean and had plenty of room for the four of us
the property owners were available and very willing to help with any questions or needs during our stay
eric and clara were great hosts and even helped with restaurant recommendations in the area
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3. Cozy rental near Downtown Annapolis (from USD 256)

This vacation rental is suitable for up to four guests, featuring a queen-size bed in the bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living area. It offers a full bathroom and a kitchenette. In addition to Wi-Fi, amenities such as TVs, kayaks, picnic tables, a canoe, and shuffleboard are also available in this rental. The place is equipped with heating and air conditioning as well.

As this rental is within walking distance to Downtown Annapolis, guests can enjoy easy access to several attractions and fine establishments. There are many notable places within walking and driving distance. With free parking on the premises, guests are welcome to bring their cars.

Welcome Aboard the Back of the Moon
7 reviews  Wifi Available
house boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the houseboat was well equipped and very clean
he was gracious accommodating and accessible
we had a great experience with the owner
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4. Fully furnished unit in Eastport (from USD 349)

Kathleen Marie is a fully furnished boat rental situated in the Eastport section of Annapolis. It features two private cabins that can accommodate a total of four guests. The forward cabin has bunk beds, while the aft cabin has a queen-size bed. The couch in the main salon can also sleep one more guest. The unit also comes with two full bathrooms as well as a well-equipped kitchen.

Indoor features of this rental also include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a stereo, and a smart TV. With plenty of notable places nearby, including restaurants and pubs, this rental provides an ideal home base for a vacation in Baltimore.

Welcome Aboard the Kathleen Marie!
43 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
it was very clean and we had a wonderful view
the accommodations are clean and very unique place to stay compared to the land alternatives
boat was amazing—spacious clean as a whistle beautiful view
lena and her husband were perfect hosts—communicative gracious attentive (but not too much so)
mena was very helpful and responsive
a great experience on the water and walking distance from annapolis
an easy walk to many places to eat and explore
beautiful views walking distance to great food and unique atmosphere
excellent location with great views
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5. Well-appointed catamaran with a swim ladder (from USD 475)

Guinevere V is an ideal accommodation for a total of eight guests. It has three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. While the boat is primarily situated outside the Annapolis harbor, the host may move it around the Annapolis area during certain months. The unit is also shared with the boat’s skipper and his first mate.

The main deck of the rental features a double trampoline for sunbathing. It also provides a front-row view of the beautiful harbor. Guests who want to go swimming can use the swim ladder located on the rear deck. Water sports gear already come with the rental. For relaxation, there are ample chaise loungers on board. Guests can also watch a movie in the salon or play music using the stereo system. Other amenities include air conditioning, heating, and cooking basics.

Luxury 50 Foot Catamaran Yacht Annapolis
Annapolis, MD, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

6. An ideal family yacht (from USD 85)

This Airbnb rental is a luxurious small yacht, best for a small family getaway. It is a 10.9-meter (36-feet) long yacht with two bedrooms that will perfectly accommodate four guests. The small-sized cruiser sits at the center of different restaurants and bars, which means you won’t need to bother about necessary supplies. The boat’s interior is neat and cozy. With a big TV mounted inside for entertainment, there is no dull moment. During hot days, you can relax comfortably inside the air-conditioned room while at night, you can watch the view of the city on the solid pier.

Private Yacht Rental
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
370 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sleeping cabins are very comfortable
a/c worked well too
portable ac units throughout the cabin kept it at a comfortable temperature
the fans and air conditioners were perfect for keeping a comfortable temperature throughout the cabin
we loved sitting in the open night air and watching the city from our cozy place to stay
awesome time on cristhian’s boat clean and comfy
the cabin offered a clean cool escape from the heat
cristhan gave very precise instructions upon arrival yacht was clean and the beds were very comfy
the yacht was private clean and in a safe location
host was awesome from onset of reservation
great stay with a great host
hosts are great and respond quickly
the host is incredible and will make sure you have any and all information needed quickly
christian is a great host
the location is safe and within easy walking distance to great restaurants and retail
great place to stay close to everything
walking distance from many great restaurants and fun bars
great location cozy and relaxing
great location felt very safe
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7. A small lovely yacht (from USD 75)

This little yacht is what you need for your next romantic getaway. The 1.8-meter (6-feet) tall stylish boat is well-furnished and feels like a love cave. You will be provided with essential needs like clean towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper for use when you check-in. It is never hot during the day because of the functional air conditioning inside. This rental will comfortably house two guests but can also accommodate a small family with its two bedrooms. The first bedroom has a large queen-size bed while the second has two single beds. It is a stone-throw away from myriads of bars and restaurants for your convenience.

Canton/Fells Point Overnighter
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
249 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are 3 small sleeping spaces and the kitchen is nicely organized
it’s like a miniature living room with tv and 2 bedrooms below the deck
he had the a/c going when i arrived and everything was clean
everything was clean and ready for us when we arrived
safe clean easy and most importantly relaxing
cristhian's place was clean nice and decent and i would definitely stay one of his boats again
the boat was very clean and tidy
a quaint boat a little smaller than appears in the pictures but very cozy and clean
christian was a very responsive host
cristhian was a great host he was very communicative and helpful throughout our trip
christhian is an amazing host available and very responsive 24/7
cristhian was an amazing host with thorough instruction and responses
christian was very communicative and responsive
location is great
i absolutely love this location and privacy
comfortable stay in a great location
the location is amazing it’s near lots of restaurants and shops
close to downtown and attractions in baltimore
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8. A private yacht in Canton (from USD 75)

The top-rated boat is suitable for a private vacation, alone or with your partner. With a queen-size bed in a single bedroom and a sofa in the standard room, this boat is all you need for a relaxing getaway. It is located in the lovely Canton where amazing bars and restaurants will surround you. However, you can enjoy a great time cooking your meals with a small yet standard dining facility. Catch some of your favorite shows with the smart TV or marvel at the beauty of the city’s skyline from the dock. What more would you desire from a dream boat vacation?

Canton Overnighter
103 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's no wi-fi but i liked that
the boat was clean warm and comfortable
a great host great experience all around
he was warm and friendly
great food great bars and great entertainment cristhian and will are awesome hosts
a great host an affordable place and awesomelocation
great location and really fun
great location with lots of interesting places in walking distance
right at the heart of the downtown it's the perfect location
great location being on a boat super fun
definitely recommend great for a night out in baltimore close to fells and canton
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9. A family-size cabin cruiser (from USD 109)

This houseboat is a state-of-the-art cabin cruiser, and it is located close to Fells Point with lovely attractions to explore. The boat can comfortably accommodate five guests, making it perfect for a small group or family vacation. The big yacht is furnished with a queen-size bed in the first room and two single beds in the second room as well as a sofa bed. The interior design is sleek and simple with everything at close range within your reach. The deck features two chairs to relax on or spend a memorable time with your small group. One of the best things to do at night is watch the city lights, and you’ll definitely get a good view from this boat!

Canton/Fells Point Private Yacht
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
555 reviews
Boat 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and quiet sleeping nice to sit on deck and watch the harbor
beds were really comfy though ac was great
great unique experience there is a full bed and two small ones plus a small couch so spacious boat
the ac units were a nice surprise and made the temperature comfortable even in the rain
toilets are a bit cramped and cranky but the marina has access to nice showers and toilets
bed was comfortable and very clean
the boat was clean and well appointed and the pier it is on is a quiet residential area
amazing location super clean and cozy
it’s not a fancy boat but it was comfortable and clean
this boat rocks very comfortable and clean
very nice boat and host
lots of friendly boat owners nearby
his directions and instructions were clear and helpful
great host very respectful and responsive
cristhian was a great host and was very quick to answer any questions that we had
such a cool space and great location
cool space in a great location
it’s a good neighborhood and pretty close to fells point
location was amazing and the experience was fun
christian was great and it was close to everything
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10. Modern yacht for a group cruise (from USD 122)

Get a group of friends together and go for a cruise vacation on this modern yacht. The spacious cruiser will occupy six guests, and it is well furnished with upscale amenities, including a kitchen with modern cooking wares and two bedrooms. The first bedroom is equipped with a queen-size bed while the second has two single beds. It is the perfect contemporary cruiser that has a covered deck where you can watch as the sun rises and sets, and the sparkling blue waters. Apart from watching TV in the air-conditioned interior room, there is a laptop-friendly corner with a desk that fits its purpose. You will enjoy your boating holiday on this yacht.

Modern Canton/Fells Point Private Yacht
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
352 reviews
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
do not assume that means you will get hand towels and wash cloths for the bathrooms
it is clean and nice
it was very spacious and cleaned very well
the area is very safe and clean
the boat was clean and well appointed and the pier it is on is a quiet residential area
christian was very responsive when we needed to be in contact with him and the cleanliness was outstanding
response time from the host was awesome
his staff were also very responsive
great host - very convenient
cristhian was a great host
great host and great space
good location on boston
location is great
great location and a boat
the location was fantastic
great location for downtown and nearby
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11. A perfect sailboat for a sail tour

Enjoy a lovely holiday with your partner in this awesome 10.4-meter (34-feet) yacht. The beautiful sailboat is located in a pristine environment that has been used for different water-related purposes for more than two centuries. The sight of the pier during the day or night is fantastic. If you wish to sail tour through the calm Patapsco River, you will be offered a licensed captain for your trip. The interior is cozy with a big TV, hangers for drying as well as a laptop space. It is a holiday experience, you will live to remember.

A Safe Harbor and Cool Breeze.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
20 reviews
Boat 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
comfortable and clean bunks room for luggage running water and a great charter trip
lemart is a great host he was informative and made sure everything went smoothly
he was a good host
lemont was responsive to all of our questions ahead of time
he was punctual pleasant and helpful getting us acclimated to the boat and the area
lemart is very prompt and helpful
the location is fantastic with cobblestone streets and restaurants everywhere
lemart's boat is in walking distance of all the great things fells point has to offer
exactly as advertised and great location
great place fun atmosphere and quiet secure neighborhood
fun stay on a classic sailboat in a fantastic location
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12. The perfect couples dream boat

Located around the lovely Fells Point, this private yacht is ideal for couples. Although you will find just a bedroom inside, it is fully equipped with two beds and a deluxe bathroom. The 11.6-meter (38-foot) yacht is clean and well placed around a safe neighborhood with access to your necessary supplies. The deck is excellent for sunbathing, watching the beautiful sunrise and fishing. You can also spend your evenings in one of the friendly bars around.

G's Small Power Yacht Just For You
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
144 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great air conditioning and nice umbrella table on stern for coffee or wine
comfortable bed for two to sleep together
though the outside needs a little love the inside was clean & cozy thanks again
expect friendly service and great hospitality
george is a nice host
george is a wonderful host
george is a great host
george is a great host
the location is great
great location and local tips
the location is perfect for walking thames street bars
george was great and so was location
great spot in downtown baltimore in close distance to lots of restaurants
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13. Illuminated houseboat for barbecue nights

This boat is also ideal for a small family holiday. It is well stocked with different amenities for a beautiful getaway. There is an AC inside to make the interior fresh all through the sunny days. You will find everything you need, including a cutlery collection: plates and cups, a small refrigerator and oven. The boat is well-appointed to accommodate three guests conveniently. With the evenings, comes a houseboat that stands out with well-illuminated lights. The upper deck is also an ideal spot for a small barbecue party while enjoying some grooves from a speaker and peace that comes with the waters.

Cozy houseboat with a view
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
31 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
highly recommended great location comfortable boat and ac keep it nice a cool
unlike some other boats the bathroom was clean there was a full shower and it wasn't stinky
the boat was clean cozy and filled with anything anyone vacationing could need
this boat is in a great location very clean and totally safe
donovan was an excellent host
donovan was very responsive when booking and with answers to our questions
donovan was an excellent host he answered all our questions and was very helpful
donovan was very responsive and check-in was smooth and easy
excellent communication with host and easy check in
cool spot in an amazing location
it's a nice walk to/from the convention center
walking distance to all of baltimore’s best sights and restaurants
amazing location and a cool experience to stay on a boat
this is a gem amazing location and you will absolutely love being gently rocked to sleep on the water
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14. A stylish boat in a superb location

Located beside popular places like the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, this beautiful cruiser will give you a peaceful holiday. The woodwork interior with a golden touch is 12.8 meters (42 feet long); spacious enough for four guests. It is incredibly furnished and features a standard kitchen, two staterooms and two bathrooms. For entertainment, it comes with a flat-screen TV with JBL speakers. In addition to this, you will find a small gym to keep fit, while at the top deck, there is a love seat and two large chairs for relaxation.

Private Yacht Rental and cruise for an extra fee.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
270 reviews
Boat 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning was enjoyed each night for cool sleeping
there was plenty of hot water and the bed was super comfy
hot shower spacious nicest boat on the dock by a mile
from our breakfast coffee thru happy hour cocktails to gazing at the stars there were many seating options
the heads work fine and the shower though small is adequate
clean and well appointed
it was clean and incredibly well kept
absolutely amazing clean and comfortable
everything was meticulously clean and we wanted for nothing
the pool was very clean and we enjoyed the bar and food
the boat is wonderful and the host is very helpful
art was a great host
friendly and always responds host
art was a gracious host
art is an awesome host and his boat is amazing
the location was particularly great
the location was great with many eating establishments near by
right across the street from safeway and in a great area
this is a beautiful yacht situated in a prime location in baltimore
hm was a great property loved the location in canton and even the location in the marina
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15. A large, beautiful houseboat

Enjoy beautiful views of Baltimore on this unique houseboat built for a big family of six members. Holidaying in this boat feels like a camping experience on the water. The fully air-conditioned houseboat in Canton has three bedrooms: the bigger one has a queen-size bed facing a glass window where you can watch the waters while laying down. The living room is tastefully decorated and features a 40’’ flat screen to watch while you lay on a full-size pullout couch. There is also a fully appointed kitchen for your dining needs. It’s home away from home in a boat.

Spacious Houseboat in Downtown Baltimore
45 reviews
Boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Enjoy a unique boat vacation in Baltimore

It will be an exciting time in Baltimore since it offers so many fun things to do. The surrounding views are lovely just as the experience inside these fantastic boats. From fishing, watching movies, having drinks at the neighborhood to seeing the beautiful sky at night, there can never be a dull moment when you rent a boat in Baltimore, Maryland.

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