Speed Boat Rentals

Speed through Mission Bay in the comfort of a speed boat rental! Perfect for up to 6 passengers

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$175/hr Up to 6







Renting a speed boat for up to 6 people on Mission Bay in San Diego can be a fun and exhilarating experience. Here’s what you can generally expect:

1. Rental Process

  • Booking: You can book in advance online or in person at various rental companies around Mission Bay.
  • Requirements: You’ll need a valid driver’s license and often be required to sign a waiver. Some companies may also require a boating safety course or a brief orientation if you’re inexperienced.

2. Types of Boats

  • Variety: You can choose from various types of speed boats, including bowriders, deck boats, and more luxurious models.
  • Capacity: Boats typically have a capacity limit, ensuring comfort and safety for up to 6 people.

3. Costs

  • Rental Rates: Prices can vary depending on the type of boat, duration, and season. Expect to pay anywhere from $75 to $150 per hour, with potential discounts for longer rentals.
  • Deposits: A security deposit might be required, refundable upon return of the boat in good condition.
  • Fuel Costs: Fuel is often an additional cost, either included in the rental price or charged based on usage.

4. Safety and Regulations

  • Life Jackets: Provided for all passengers and mandatory for children.
  • Safety Briefing: You’ll receive a safety briefing covering basic operation, local rules, and emergency procedures.
  • Speed Limits: Follow posted speed limits and no-wake zones to ensure safety and avoid fines.

5. Experience

  • Scenic Views: Enjoy stunning views of the bay, city skyline, and possibly marine wildlife.
  • Activities: You can engage in water activities like tubing, wakeboarding, or just cruising around and exploring the bay.
  • Relaxation: Plenty of opportunities to anchor in calm areas, swim, or have a picnic on the boat.

6. Weather Considerations

  • Conditions: Check weather forecasts as wind and tides can impact your experience. Sunny and calm days are ideal.
  • Sun Protection: Bring sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses to protect against sun exposure.

7. Amenities

  • Comfort: Most speed boats come with comfortable seating, shade (like bimini tops), and sometimes small storage compartments.
  • Extras: Some rentals offer additional amenities like Bluetooth speakers, coolers, and watersports equipment.