Different types of yachts at anchor

A Guide to Every Type of Yacht Rental

Types of yachts include cruisers, motor yachts, catamarans, sports cruisers

Do you fantasize about spending warm, relaxing days on a luxury yacht? Make your trip or occasion more memorable by spending time out on the water, living like royalty. You can find yacht charters just about anywhere in the world—and San Diego yacht charters are the perfect way to celebrate. 

The first thing you’ll want to do is reach out to a private yacht charter in San Diego, such as San Diego Prestige. At San Diego Prestige, you’ll get to choose from a wide array of incredible charter locations and have a VIP experience as you’ve never had before. We also like guests to know we offer luxury car rentals if needed.

A private yacht rental may seem expensive, but it’s surprisingly affordable. Below you’re going to learn everything you need to know about renting all types of yachts. Let’s take a look at some of the best yachts available and what you can expect from San Diego Prestige.

Couple on cruiser yacht

Cruiser Yachts

Cruiser yachts are comparable to sports cars on the water! It’s not just the elegant and streamlined designs or the occasionally vibrant colors of these types of yachts that make them stand out. It’s also how swiftly they ride the water. Many cruisers can attain speeds of 30 knots or more in the ocean.

Cruiser yachts could be your thing if you’re looking for a high-seas experience. They are more hydrodynamic because of their smaller size and angular shapes, ideal for adrenaline enthusiasts. 

However, cruiser boats often have fewer rooms and less space for amenities. What it lacks in the interior makes up for on the exterior. A cruiser may have additional outside space, allowing you to enjoy the fresh sea air.

VanDutch 40

Specs:

●  Length: 40 feet

●  Guest count: 12

●  Crew: 1

●  Price per hour: $1,199

●  Minimum rental time: 2

The VanDutch 40 unites design and performance to produce a boat that meets all of your expectations, with plenty of room for entertaining, an undeniable amount of power, and elegant amenities to ensure a comfortable and memorable ride.

The open deck design is one of the best things about this yacht, providing plenty of seating for your guests. The VanDutch is equipped with a queen-sized V-berth that easily converts during the daytime, plus a large L-shaped sofa with cupholders surrounds the table.

Carver 530 Sedan

Specs:

●  Length: 53 feet

●  Guest count: 12

●  Crew: 2

●  Price per hour: $899

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

This stunning private yacht offers Isinglass windows that you can conveniently shut or open for extra fresh air. The stereo is equipped with Bluetooth, and the cozy wrap-around leather couch is perfect for lounging around.

The galley has an open layout, perfect for all guests to have their own space while still being sociable. The living quarters sleep six, and the cushions on the front bow make sunbathing feel like nirvana. 

Sea Voyager

Specs:

●  Length: 60 feet

●  Guest count: 12

●  Crew: 2

●  Price per hour: $999

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

SeaVoyager pampers her passengers and greets them in elegance. She’s created for entertaining in high nautical fashion, with four different gathering spaces, including three cabins and two complete heads. There’s space for eight guests in the roomy salon, with two leather sofas and a dinette that fits six passengers.

Tiara Coupe 44ft

Specs:

●  Length: 44 feet

●  Guest count: 6

●  Crew: 1

●  Price per hour: $1,199

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

The Tiara 44 Coupe combines indoor/outdoor entertainment space with excellent sleeping accommodations to provide the ideal cruising vessel. There is ample space for the party on the aft deck and extra seats on the spacious swimming platform. 

 Are you looking for a night of music, dancing, and fun? These types of yachts feature a boat-wide sound system with zone-specific volume controls. Bluetooth and LED lighting are also included.

Motor yacht charter

Motor Yachts

Motor vessels, surprisingly, may be more suited to “cruising” than cruisers. They’re a lot bigger than the other types of yachts offered for a private yacht charter in San Diego. Multiple heads and cabins are standard on these boats, but more space often means more luxuries.

You may find bars, dining places, and lounge rooms on a motor yacht. Instead of a quaint day on the water, motor yachts may be a preferable vessel for a sophisticated dinner party or major event.

Runabout

Specs:

●  Length: 24 feet

●  Guest count: 6

●  Crew: 1

●  Price per hour: $399

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

The Runabout is a contemporary recreation of a triple-cockpit Chris Craft runabout from 1931. Trust us to support you in creating a truly unforgettable experience with this yacht. Whether you need it for a team appreciation day, a romantic night with your partner, or a little bit of self-care during a solo trip.

Nerissa

Specs:

●  Length: 73 feet

●  Guest count: 24

●  Crew: 2

●  Price per hour: $1,399

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

This beautiful vessel with custom walnut woodwork throughout does not allow BYOB. Instead, you can choose from three excellent San Diego caterers, a bartender, and a top-notch professional staff. 

There are two levels of bar service offered on this 73-foot motor yacht. Various outside sundecks and a bubbling hot tub are just a few of the boat’s many unique elements. Choose your destination and explore the beautiful shorelines that San Diego has to offer.  

Hatteras

Specs:

●  Length: 70 feet

●  Guest count: 40

●  Crew: 3

●  Price per hour: $1,399

●  Minimum rental time: 3 hours on weekdays, 4 hours on weekends

This yacht (remodeled in 2019) has three floors, a large sun deck, two bars, a DJ or live music space, and a dance floor. You may accommodate everything from onboard cooks to outside caterers in the modern kitchen. The higher guest count makes this boat rental perfect for corporate events. 

Marlow

Specs:

●  Length: 70 feet

●  Guest count: 12

●  Crew: 2

●  Price per hour: $1,499

●  Minimum rental time: 3 hours on weekdays, 4 hours on weekends

This yacht pays homage to a time when quality rather than its number defined a beautiful boat. The hull, deck, and superstructure are made of Kevlar, core cell, and advanced construction materials. 

Marquis 720

Specs:

●  Length: 72 feet

●  Guest count: 12

●  Crew: 3

●  Price per hour: $1,599

●  Minimum rental time: 3 hours on weekdays, 4 hours on weekends

This Marquis Yacht 720 Flybridge is a sight to behold; there’s no other way to put it. It has enclosed living spaces on three different decks, giving your guests a diverse range of living and entertainment options. If you’re hosting an intimate gathering, this luxury-style yacht is sure to impress. 

Leight Star

Specs:

●  Length: 143 feet

●  Guest count 12

●  Crew: 6

●  Price per hour: $3,999

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

Leight Star’s entirely bespoke interior is nothing short of spectacular. It’s also the closest you’ll get to a mega yacht. Private dining is available on the mid-deck, which can also be turned into a Burmese teak dancing floor with a nightclub-level stereo hanging in the ceiling overhead. This boat charter is undoubtedly one of the most magnificent types of yachts available.

Catamaran yacht charter

Catamarans

Specs:

●  Length: 60 feet

●  Guest count: 24

●  Crew: 3

●  Price per hour: $999

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

This sailing yacht is ideal for traveling around San Diego Bay. You can even go whale watching at the right time of year. Catamaran yachts combine speed, aerodynamics, and comfort. Plan a yacht ceremony for your wedding on the bay or take a sunset cruise on a luxury yacht, all individually customized to your dreams, goals, wishes, and demands.

Sport cruiser yacht on the ocean

Sport Cruiser Yachts

A sports cruiser yacht is suitable for boaters searching for a high-performance vessel with a stylish appearance. Sport yachts are built for fast sailing, making them ideal for anyone looking to move from one place to another quickly.

Sea Ray Sundancer 320

Specs:

●  Length: 32

●  Guest count: 10

●  Crew: 1

●  Price per hour: $499

●  Minimum rental time: 2 hours

Soak up the sun on the newly reupholstered couches in the cockpit, on the large bow, or the swimming platform. The galley comes equipped with a fridge, stovetop, microwave, and sink, making it ideal for onboard meals. Its speed and size are great for water sports, inner tubing, and more. 

Chartering a Yacht from San Diego Prestige

San Diego Prestige makes it easier than ever to rent all types of yachts. To take advantage of our private yacht charter in San Diego, you simply fill out our online booking application. Guests must be 25 years or older to rent. Same-day reservations are not recommended.

Once you fill out the booking form, one of our professional and friendly team members will contact you to finish the process. It’s essential to check your spam folder if our correspondence automatically gets sent there.

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