Santa Barbara Boat Charters and Rentals
Sailing In Style
Whether you need us to provide a captain or not, we’re ready to take care of all your boat rental & charter needs!
The Santa Barbara Sailing Center offers an assortment of boat rental and charter options, ranging from 22′ small day sailors to 50′ luxury yachts for multi-day trips to the Channel Islands. We offer SBSC club and charter packages. Our off-season special rates save you 25% on all multi-day charters occurring between November and February.
Take advantage of our reciprocal club pricing and get 10% off your charter
with proof of membership in a reciprocal sailing club.
Being a Santa Barbara Sailing Center Club Member has great rewards!
Check out our Budget Busters – half day rates at 70% off for club members, and our Club Member Socials – midweek, year round sailing in the late afternoon – only $25 per member and $30 for friends.
Cruising Yacht Charters
Catalina Yachts from 28' to 50'
For qualified sailors who prefer sailing on larger boats, SBSC proudly features Catalina yachts from 28′ -50′. Exciting day sails where you can explore the coastline of the American Riviera with the majestic Santa Ynez Mountains and multi-million dollar oceanfront homes as a backdrop. Multi-day bareboat charters to the pristine Channel Islands National Park & Marine Sanctuary, a remote and special cruising haven.
Click on a yacht below to learn how to reserve for a day sail or private charter.
Small Boat Rentals
Capris, J-24's and Power Boats
Enjoy an easy afternoon sail aboard a stable J-24′, Soling 26′ or Capri 22’! For a real thrill, rent our new 18.5′ Blue Water power boat and speed along the American Riviera in style! Or, get an on-the-water workout in a rowing scull. For the utmost in relaxation, take a leisurely harbor tour on a pedal boat. Take advantage of super savings with our “Punch Card” packages and prepay for 12 hours of rental time and receive 50% savings.
Click on a boat below to learn how to reserve for the day or private charter.
Charter With Captain
You pick the yacht size and The Santa Barbara Sailing Center will provide you with a US Coast Guard Certified Captain. Your private group (6 passengers maximum) will experience the fun and magic of sailing along the Santa Barbara pristine coastline. You can simply enjoy the views or feel free to help sail the yacht.
Catering is also available.
View our Catering Menu.
Sit back, relax and enjoy America's Riviera
This is your boating experience!
Click on a boat or yacht from the lists above to see Charter Packages and pricing.Learn More