The Best Boats for Hire Near Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles Boat Hires & Charters
When you’re visiting Los Angeles and the surrounding cities, hiring a boat and spending time in the Pacific is a must. Hire or charter a boat from Los Angeles or nearby coastal towns like Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, and Long Beach. Hire a powerboat during your stay in Los Angeles for an unforgettable day of cruising the channel islands. Book a day trip to Catalina Island from Los Angeles for a fantastic day of exploring by motor yacht.
If you prefer to sail by wind power instead of by motor, book a sailing charter in Los Angeles. Catamaran hires, monohull sailboat hires, and many other vessels are available to explore around LA. Something is freeing about having the wind take you around. Relax on the deck of your sailboat with an experienced skipper and captain to show you the best of the coast of LA from the water.
It’s no secret that health and fitness are deeply embedded in LA culture. The locals in LA are an active bunch, running along the beaches, working out, enjoying all sorts of physical exercise in the sunshine. If you want to participate, book a kayak or stand-up paddleboard hire in Los Angeles. You can take a guided kayaking tour of LA or book equipment and explore on your own. Another activity that is popular in Los Angeles is surfing. Book a surfing lesson in LA or on Manhattan Beach with GetMyBoat for the perfect day of learning how to surf from the Californians.
Water sports are an excellent activity to try while in Los Angeles. Scuba diving charters, windsurfing, wakeboarding, and kiteboarding are all fun experiences to have while visiting LA. Book a scuba diving charter and head to Catalina Island and Two Harbors for an incredible day of diving. You’ll encounter marine life and astonishing kelp forests. Book a scuba charter for one day or several days during your trip to Los Angeles. If you aren’t into scuba diving, book a snorkeling tour if you still want to see fish and sea life.
A favorite activity for visitors to Los Angeles is jet ski tours. Fly through the waves on a hired jet ski from one of the ports in LA. It’s a fun way to get an adrenaline rush and stop at different beaches. Hire a jet ski or book a tour for an unforgettable experience.
Boating Events in Los Angeles
In addition to the massive boat parties that leave from Los Angeles, there are other boating events organized in LA throughout the year. The Los Angeles Yacht Club puts on various sailing regattas including the Harbor Cup, the Oceania River Cruise, and various rowing club regattas. The Los Angeles Boat Show is another great event if you’re looking to buy a boat in LA.
Top Things To Do in Los Angeles
No matter what type of traveler you are, you can find something to suit your interests while in LA. For museum and cultural enthusiasts, check out the Getty Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Museum of Tolerance, and the Japanese American National Museum are fantastic spots in LA, and the perfect choices for a rainy day.
Baseball fans should head to the LA Dodgers stadium for a ball game. There are also lots of top-notch restaurants in LA to enjoy - depending on your culinary preferences you can eat anything from Japanese to Mexican to Eastern European. There’s a tremendous blend of cultures and heritages in LA, resulting in a diverse and delicious food scene.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy their time in Los Angeles. Hiking in Griffith Park, Tongva Park, or Grand Park are all great places to go for a walk and get some fresh air. Drive down Mulholland Drive, see the Hollywood sign and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, or visit the Santa Monica Pier for a picturesque day in LA.
Marinas in Los Angeles
Marina Del Rey Marina, Esprit Marina Del Rey - Boat Slips & Boat Club, Holiday Harbor, California Yacht Club and the Los Angeles Yacht Club marinas are the perfect place to visit to watch boats cruising in and out or admiring stunning yachts moored in their berths. Walk on the docks past rows and rows of incredible ships, or get local advice from marina staff on boating in the area.
Using GetMyBoat to Hire Your Next Boat
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About Los Angeles
Los Angeles or LA is the most populous city in California. Known as the City of Angels, it’s a cultural epicenter of the West Coast of the United States. It sits near the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by smaller cities and communities that make up the Greater Los Angeles area. There is an endless list of things to see and do in Los Angeles, and no visit to the United States is complete without a stop in LA.
The best time of year to visit Los Angeles is during the shoulder seasons of summer when prices will be more reasonable since kids are in school, and you won’t get trapped in a blistering heat wave. You’ll still have sunshine and warmth so you can enjoy the beach and all the outdoor fun that LA has to offer.
To get to Los Angeles, finding a flight to the massive airport LAX is accessible from any major city, both in the United States and worldwide. It’s one of the busiest airports in the world. You can also arrive by Greyhound bus, or drive if you plan on making a road trip. Be aware that traffic in and around Los Angeles is infamously terrible, so plan on leaving with extra time whenever you try to get anywhere.
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Had an amazing first time sailing experience with Captain Mark. Mark was professional, friendly, and overall great! I booked a sail trip mid June from 12 pm to 2 pm. The timing and weather were perfect. I especially appreciated how Mark was prepared in having crackers and motion sickness oil for when I got seasick. He saved me from an embarrassing moment. I highly recommend Captain Mark anytime for time your sailing trips.
A three day trip to Catalina Island aboard the Quiet Place with Jessie and Mike is a great way to get back into travel after covid restricted existence. Actually -perfect anytime you want a mini break with this excellent team of experienced boaters and travel guides. The boat is very comfortable for four - sleeping aboard or could work as well for a family of six. Catalina looks spiffed up after being mostly closed for covid and is definitely ready for visitors. We couldn't recommend this crew more highly.
We had an excellent trip with Captain Jared!! We had a four hour booking and sailed almost to Malibu and back. He was extremely communicative and friendly, and very accommodating throughout the trip! He took great photos of the group for us which was much appreciated!
We had such a great time and wonderful experience as our first time sailing. Mark is very nice and entertaining. He has such a good sense of humor and made our sail even more fun. His boat is spectacular. We highly recommend and would love to book again with him in the future.
The boat was GREAT. It was perfect for our group size and there is a lot of seating / space for people to feel comfortable on the water. Our host was extremely easy to communicate with and he knew how to ensure we had an enjoyable time. Highly recommend booking!
Nothing but great things to say about Alex and this experience! The boat was spotless and worked great and we had a great time checking out the marina and seeing some wildlife. A must for when guests are in town. Thank you!!