Recreational Boating Information for the Northwest

Charter | Lease | Rent

Chartering a boat has become very popular for many. It's convenient and allows individuals to cruise Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands and the Canadian Gulf Islands in style without the stress and cost burden of ownership. Most charter companies will offer bareboat (no crew) and/or crewed charters. Different charter or rental option include leasing or timeshare program, daily or hourly rentals, public & private skippered charters, personal craft rentals and other unique options.
Anacortes Yacht Charters
  • Anacortes, Wa | 800.233.3004
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat & Crewed offered
  • Weekly & Days
  • Power Boat & Sailing Lessons

Bearfoot Yacht
  • Lynnwood, Wa. | 206.281.9791
  • ​Powered Yachts Only
  • Bareboat & Crewed offered
  • Daily Crewed Charters
  • Alaska & Mexico Charters 
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.Bellhaven Yacht Charter
  • Bellingham, Wa. | 877.310.9471
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat & Crewed offered
  • ​Sailing Lessons offered
  • Charter Ownership offered
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Bellingham Yachts & Charter
  • Bellingham, Wa. | 877.310.944
  • ​Power Vessels only
  • Bareboat & Crewed offered
  • Bareboat instruction offered
  • Charter Ownership offered

Blue Pacific Yacht
  • Granville Is. BC | 800.237.2392
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat | Call for crew info
  • Leasing | Boating Lessons
  • Daily rentals | Fishing Charters

Cooper Boating 
  • Granville Is. BC | 888.999.6419
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat | Skippers available
  • Power Boat & Sailing Lessons
  • Club | Long Term Leasing

Crown Yacht Charter | ABC Charter
  • Anacortes, Wa. | 800.426.2313
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat & Crewed offered
  • Crewed Luxury Yachts
  • Power Boat & Sailing Lessons

Desolation Sound Yacht Charter
  • Comox, BC | 877.647.3815
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat only | No crew options
  • Power & Sailing Training
  • Charter Ownership offered

Harmony Charters
  • Lopez Is. Wa. | 360.468.3310
  • Power Vessel only | Crewed
  • San Juan Islands to Alaska
  • Various packages offered
  • Various activities offered

Infinity Yacht Charters
  • Poulsbo, Wa. | 800.664.6049
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • All Crewed Luxury Vessels
  • Private | Family Charters
  • Pacific Northwest Charters

Invert Sports
  • Washington St. | 888.205.7119
  • Ski Boats | PWC
  • Bareboat | Crewed offered
  • Training | Lessons
  • Daily | Weekly | Timeshares

Island Sailing Club
  • Kirkland, Wa. | 425.822.2470
  • Olympia, Wa. | 360.943.4684​
  • Sailing Vessels only | Lessons
  • Bareboat | Ask about crew opt.
  • Hourly - Daily - Weekly options

Lake Union Charter & Adventures
  • Seattle, Wa. | 360.399.6490
  • ​Sail Vessels only | Crewed
  • Sailing Lessons
  • ​Multi-day Adventures
  • Hourly & Daily options

Ledger Marine Charters
  • Seattle, Wa. | 800.659.3048
  • Bareboat & Crewed Power
  • Crewed Luxury Yachts
  • Crewed Sailing Only
  • Crewed Daily Group Charter

Nordic Tug Charters
  • Fall City, Wa. | 206.919.7887
  • Powered Vessels | Nordic Tugs
  • Bareboat & Crewed
  • Daily & Weekly Charters
  • Packages

NW Explorations
  • Bellingham, Wa. | 800.826.1430
  • Powered Vessels | Grand Banks
  • Bareboat | Skippers available
  • Power Boat Training
  • Charter Ownership Program

NW Sailing Adventures
  • Bellingham, Wa. | 253.381.3919
  • Sail Boat Charter 
  • Crewed and Bare boat charters
  • 6 and 3 day packages
  • Six hour day sails

Okean Voyaging
Tacoma | Email only-see site
  • Sailing Vessel only | Catamaran
  • Bareboat | Skippers available
  • Various packages offered
  • Vessel delivery offered

Peterson Marine Charters
  • Seattle, Wa. | 425.652.2651
  • Sailing Vessel only | Crewed
  • Daily Charters
  • Sunset Charters
  • Seattle | Elliott Bay tours

San Juan Yachting
  • Bellingham, Wa. | 360.671.4300
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat | Skippers available
  • Sailing Lessons
  • Limiited Dialy Charters offered

Sail Northwest
  • Bellingham, Wa. | 360.305.6169
  • Sailing Vessels only
  • Bareboat & Crewed offered
  • Sailing Lessons offered
  •  ASA Certified Sailing Instruction 

Sail The San Juans
  • Bellingham, Wa. | 800.729.3207
  • Sail Boat Charter 
  • Crewed | No bareboat
  • 12 & 6 day trip packages
  • No day use

San Juan Sailing
  • Bellingham | 800.677.7245
  • Sailing & Power vessels
  • Bareboat
  • Sailing / boating lessons
  • Flotilla cruising  

Seadog L.L.C.
  • Olympia, Wa. | 316.734.8545
  • Single Power Vessel only 
  • Bareboat | Skipper available
  • ​Various Packages offered
  • Daily rental offered

Seattle Boat Share
  • Seattle, Wa. | 206.707.1030
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Ski Boats offered
  • Bareboat only | Training
  • Daily | Packages | Season Pass

Seattle Sailing Charters
  • Seattle, Wa. | 206.422.6974
  • Sailing Vessels only | Crewed
  • Lake Washington based
  • Dining & Evening Charters
  • Daily | Multi-Day offered

Seattle Sailing Club
  • Seattle, Wa. | 206.782.5100​
  • Sailing Vessels only
  • Day & overnight rental
  • Sailing Lessons
  • Club Memberships

Ship Harbor
  • Anacortes, Wa. | 877.772.6582
  • Power & Sailing Vessels
  • Bareboat | Skippers available
  • Luxury Crewed Yachts
  • Yacht Training & Sailing School
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Viaggio Charters
  • Pacific NW | 360.909.9994
  • Power Vessels only | 2 vessels
  • Luxury Yacht Charter | Crewed
  • Puget Sound to Alaska
  • Various Packages

Waypoint Boating Club
  • Seattle, Wa. | 206.284.0200
  • Power Vessels only
  • Bareboat | Lessons available
  • Membership program
  • Half day | Daily | Weekly

Windworks
  • Seattle, Wa. | 206.784.9386
  • Sailing & Power Vessels
  • Bareboat & Crewed offered
  • Daily & Hourly rental offered
  • Power & Sailing Lessons


Charter Boats - Power & Sail:          
Houseboat Charters | Vacations:
Dakota Columbia
  • Davenport, Wa. | 800.816.2431
  • House boat rentals
  • Small boat rentals​ | Ski & fish

Lake Roosevelt Houseboat Rental
  • Kettle Falls, Wa. | 800.635.7585
  • House boat rentals
  • small boat & Kayak rentals​

Pleasure Craft Housboat Rental
  • Gig Harbor, Wa. | 253.549.6639
  • House boat rental
  • Rare Puget Sound area rental
River Ranch Boats
  • Burbank, Wa | 877.277.6111
  • House boat rentals
  • Ski & Pontoon boat rentals

Twin Anchors
  • Sicamous, BC | 800-663-4026
  • House boat rentals

Waterway Houseboats
  • Sicamous, BC | 877.928.3792
  • House boat rentals
  • Special event service​
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