Santa Barbara Boat Charters and Rentals
Sailing In Style
From casting off and crew, to Captain and cocktails, we’re ready!
Rent or charter everything from 22′ day sailing boats to 50′ luxury yachts for multi-day Channel Islands trips. This is where “sailing glove meets white glove” – we will take care of it all, from splashing and pulling your kayak or SUP, to stocking the bar and docking the boat.
If you like sailing and saving, join the 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.
Take advantage of our reciprocal club pricing and get 10% off your charter with proof of membership in a reciprocal sailing club.
Cruising Yacht Charters
Catalina Yachts from 28' to 50'
For qualified sailors who prefer sailing on larger boats, Santa Barbara Sailing Center proudly features Catalina yachts from 28′ – 50′. Enjoy exciting day sails where you can explore the coastline of the American Riviera against the backdrop of the majestic Santa Ynez Mountains. Or put the world on hold with a multi-day bareboat charters to the pristine Channel Islands National Park & Marine Sanctuary.
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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’! If spray is your way, rent our 17′ Boston Whaler power boat and speed up and down the picturesque coast. Or, get an on-the-water workout in a rowing scull. For mellow and slow, take a leisurely harbor tour on a pedal boat. Purchase a “Punch Card”, prepay for 12 hours of rental time and receive 50% savings.
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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 Santa Barbara’s pristine coastline. You can simply enjoy the views or feel free to help sail the yacht.
Sit back, relax and enjoy America's Riviera
This is your boating experience!
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