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Boat Rentals and Yacht Charters in Sarasota

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Sarasota yacht rentals 

Welcome to Sarasota, FL, one of the fastest growing cities in Florida! Anchor has a beautiful fleet of boats and yachts available for rent or charter in the greater Sarasota area. Sarasota is the perfect yacht charter destination, with intracoastal waterways to view mansions, sandbars for swimming and water activities, and a large selection of boats and yacht charters to choose from. Whether you're celebrating a bachelor or bachelorette party, birthday, or just hangin' with your crew, Anchor is the top rated yacht rental company in the greater Sarasota area. 


Day Charters

Sarasota has plenty to offer for a perfect yacht charter. We offer 4 hour rentals, 6 hour rentals, and full-day rentals. We also offer multi-day trips if you want to visit destinations like Fort Myers, Cape Coral, South Seas, Marco Island, and Florida Keys. Day charters are an affordable way for you and your crew to rent a private yacht with Captain and Crew included. Also included in the price of your charter is local cruising fuel, cleaning fees, service fees & taxes, and even some gratuity on most charter listings. Most of our boats have a 13 guest max, not including the Captain and Crew. So grab 12 of your best friends and head out for a Sarasota yacht charter with Anchor!


Find the perfect yacht rental in Sarasota

Anchor has hundreds of boats and yachts available for rent with a Captain. You can shop and browse boats and filter by date, location (using the map), size, budget, and much more. Book a boat or yacht with confidence with our transparent and all-inclusive pricing. Never worry about hidden fees or additional costs, unless you want to add provisions to your charter. Finding the perfect yacht charter in Sarasota is super easy with Anchor.


Boat rentals and yacht charters to Egmont Key

Egmont Key is a popular boating destination with beautifully clear / turquoise water. Egmont Key is located just south of St. Pete, FL and just north of Anna Maria Island, so if your boat or yacht is departing from downtown Sarasota, you'll want to book a minimum of a 6 hour charter, or save money with the discounted full-day (8 hour) yacht charter options. 


Boat rentals and yacht charters to Jewfish Key

Jewfish Key is a popular 38 acre island located near Sarasota and Anna Maria Island. This exquisite island oasis is one of the most popular destinations on the west coast of Florida. The sandbar at the western part of the island is excellent for relaxing and exploring for sea creatures. The water is clear with a turquoise hue.  Jewfish Key is a local favorite anchoring location for yacht charters to get in the water, swim, play, and have a lunch on the aft deck.


Weather in Sarasota

Always keep in mind the weather when planning your yacht rental experience. Sarasota is an ideal location for a yacht charter, either while on vacation or “staycation” because of the wonderful weather patterns. Located just above the tropical divide, the winters range in the 70°s and summers in the 90°s, there's no wrong time to visit. While it may rain frequently in Sarasota, the storms are almost always scattered and very short in duration, often times only lasting a few minutes and then the sun is shining again. If you're traveling to Sarasota in the cooler months of the year, be sure to pack some layers to wear while on your boating trip, especially if you plan to go yachting in the evening. If you're traveling during the summer months, remember to stay hydrated and take some extra precautions when it comes to sun care.

When planning to rent a yacht in Sarasota, your Captain will keep an eye on the weather patterns. The Captain will warn you of any weather that could cause your yacht charter to be cancelled, rescheduled, or departure time pushed back. Safety is always our top priority.


Other popular yacht charter destinations near Sarasota

Sarasota is located on the west coast of Florida and is nestled near several other wonderful boating and yachting destinations, so if you can't find the boat rental or yacht charter you're looking for in Sarasota, check out these other amazing locations. Anna Maria Island and St. Petersburg, FL are the nearest yachting destinations. Tampa Bay has 75 boats and yachts available just 45 minutes north of Sarasota.  Ft. Myers and Cape Coral are about an 1-1.5 hour drive south and located below the tropical divide for warmer weather in the winter months.


How much does it cost to rent a yacht in Sarasota?

The average cost to rent a yacht in Sarasota is $2200.00 (USD)


Average cost of a 4 hour yacht rental = $2200.00*

Average cost of a 6 hour yacht rental = $2900.00*

Average cost of a 8 yacht rental = $3300.00*


*The average cost of a yacht charter or yacht rental can differ based on the size of the boat and the year the boat was manufactured. Newer boats are more expensive, but they are cleaner and offer nicer amenities. And bigger boats are typically more expensive, but they offer often more space, amenities, crew, and overall experience. 


Anchor Boat & Yacht Rentals - Sarasota, FL

2 Marina Plaza, Suite 8 Sarasota, FL 34236

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