Rent a boat in the Bahamas

You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in the Bahamas on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and more in the Bahamas and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check in is allowed on selected boats. The beautiful Bahamas are a sailing sensation, and with up to 700 cays, islands and atolls and only 30-40 of them inhabited, gliding around on your heavenly boat charter is the ultimate way to explore true nature, raw wildlife and beauty. The capital, Nassau, is located on the island, New Providence, where we have over 300 boat rentals waiting for you! Though we rent in other parts of the Bahamas as well, such as the Abaco Islands, Great Exuma, Andros Island and the Bimini Islands! Boat rentals in the Bahamas are easy to organise and plan, not to mention a complete pleasure to experience.

To discover all that the Bahamas has to offer in comfort and luxury, consider a Bahamas boat rental. This enchanting part of the world offers year-round sunshine and a number of stunning destinations that can be uncovered as you slowly sail through the water. There are a number of price options available to you, depending on the number of berths you need. Catamarans, for example, are ideal for families to share for a week. No matter your choice of vessel, with a skipper or without, you can enjoy a stylish holiday with a Bahamas boat rental. 


How much does it cost to rent a boat in the Bahamas?

Renting a boat in the Bahamas costs from 2800 dollars per week in low season. In high season, the price of renting a boat in the Bahamas begins from 4200 dollars per week. Some factors that can influence the price are a type of boat, length, age, capacity, with or without a skipper, extras, etc. 

All prices of the boat rentals depending on the type of boat you can see below:


  • The price of catamaran rentals in the Bahamas

1 week: from $2,800 in low season and from $4,800 in high season

Skipper: from $250  per day


  • The price of sailing boat rentals in the Bahamas

1 week: from $3,900 in low season and from $4,200 in high season

Skipper: from $250  per day


  • The price of motorboat rentals in the Bahamas

1 day: from $850 in low season and $1,150 in high season

1 week: from $7,800 in low season and from $8,700 in high season


Is it possible to rent a boat in the Bahamas with or without a skipper?

Renting a boat in the Bahamas with a skipper is ideal if you want to be guided through the best places in the area and get the most out of your sailing experience. An additional price for a skipper per day starts from 250 dollars per day. You can rent a boat in the Bahamas without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence or if there are boats available to rent that do not require a licence. It is without a doubt a great idea to be the captain of your own boat if you are an experienced sailor. 


What to do in the Bahamas?

The islands in the south-east are deserted, in comparison with those in the north. However, in George Town there are many people, both travellers and locals.

Great Exuma is a touristic location; perfectly comprehensible with its beautiful beaches, iguanas, swimming pigs and more!  

Treasure Cay, in the Abaco Islands, is probably one of the most dazzling places in the world. The water is an exceptional turquoise and the sand is almost snow white, glistening in the sun. As if this place couldn’t get any better, there are almost never any crowds in the area, either.

Not far from here, there is a nautical activities centre, and also a bar/restaurant, where you can enjoy a typical cocktail and some local food while admiring the spectacular scenery surrounding you. 

Our closest harbour to Treasure Cay is Harbour View Marina Marsh Harbour. The Mermaid Reef diving spot here is very reputable and the beaches here are generally smaller. 

The Eastern Shore is situated at the very tip of the island of Grand Abaco. Here, you will see the most stunning houses, which you can also rent and stay for a night if you fancy some time on firm ground. Most of these houses also have their own access to the sea through a private pontoon.

The Bahamian cuisine is spicy and uplifting (lemon, garlic, pepper, curry), favouring seafood.

The conch is a mollusc that can be cooked in different ways, and it frequently appears on the menu. Otherwise, lobster, grilled fish and stews are favourites among the locals here.

Do not leave without tasting the cocktails the Bahamas has to offer, especially the Bahama Mama, made with rum and coconut rum, grenadine, lime juice, pineapple and orange!


Which are the most popular ports in the Bahamas?

Located just to the East of Grand Bahama, Abacos is comprised of a series of Cays dotted with private homes and is best viewed by private yacht. This impressive chain of islands is just waiting to be explored and you will have the opportunity to discover why Abacos is known as the Sailing Capital of the World. The beaches here boast pristine golden sand and there will be plenty of opportunities to find a secluded spot and head to the shore to soak up the sun for a few hours. Alternatively, dropping anchor to swim in the bay of Exuma is an experience that should not be missed. This area is also home to the captivating Exumas National Land and Sea Park, which boasts a large collection of hundreds of uninhabited cays surrounded by dramatically blue waters. Most of our boat rentals in the Bahamas are based in Nassau, New Providence. There are also boat rentals based in Albany Marina and Palm Cay Marina

Yacht rentals in Nassau are also a popular choice for cruising the Bahamas in luxury and comfort at faster speeds! 

Other boat rentals are based on the islands, Great Abaco, Andros Island, Great Exuma and North Bimini! We know, we know, we’re spoiling you for choice….

If you need a hand deciding what to do, where to sail and where to start, we’re just a phone call away! Our knowledgeable boat charter advisors can inform you on routes, various ports and advantages of different boat types, like catamarans

The Biminis are a remote collection of islands that were made famous by Hemingway’s ‘Island’s in the Stream’. This is a great place to try your hand at a spot of fishing from onboard your boat. Long Island is perhaps the most scenic of these islands and boasts several long stretches of golden sand. Cat Island is rarely visited by tourists, offering the perfect opportunity to enjoy the tranquil waters and tropical backdrop in peace.

Marinas in the north are often expensive. However, there are free buoys available.

As the sea is so transparent on these beautiful islands, seeing where you are anchoring is effortless (and weighing anchor is also easier) and means you can watch out for coral reefs. Help to protect this delightfully peculiar species by being respectful and choosing where you anchor wisely. 


How is the weather in the Bahamas?

The Bahamas typically have two seasons. A dry season and a wet season. Note: The Bahamas also have a hurricane season (during the wet season from July to September).

The dry season lasts from December to April and temperatures are generally very pleasant, ranging between 20ºC - 25ºC. 

The Alizé (French for trade winds) are fairly gentle throughout the year and do not pick up until July to September, when the area is more susceptible to hurricanes. 

The water temperature averages between 24ºC and 28ºC in general, perfect for all kinds of aquatic activities, or simply bathing in the beautiful clear blue oasis surrounding your boat rental in the Bahamas. 


How to Get to the Bahamas?

You can fly directly to the Bahamas, or if your local airport doesn’t fly directly, flights to Miami Airport fly in from all over the world. 

There are a total of 22 airports in the Bahamas. The two biggest and international ones are Marsh Harbour and Nassau. There are direct flights to these airports, too.

Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) is an international airport in Nassau with connections to Miami, as well as other popular locations. 

Leonard M. Thompson International Airport (MHH) is the international airport located in Marsh Harbour.

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Catamaran rent Lagoon  450  Flybridge in Yacht Haven Marina, Nassau

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Wonderful Lagoon catamaran in Nassau

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Catamaran Lagoon 450 Flybridge (2015) 45.80 feet

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4 cabins 4 baths 10 places 10 berths Yacht Haven Marina (Nassau)
from $1,248 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 42 - 4 + 2 cab. in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Relax aboard this catamaran in Abacos

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 42 - 4 + 2 cab. (2019) 41.99 feet

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4 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $638 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 50 - 6 + 2 cab. in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Rent this Lagoon 50 - 6 + 2 cab. catamaran to see the most amazing beaches

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 50 - 6 + 2 cab. (2019) 48.39 feet

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6 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $1,138 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 52 F - 6 + 2 cab. in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 52 F - 6 + 2 cab. (2019) 51.97 feet

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6 cabins 6 baths 14 places 14 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $1,321 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon  52 F with watermaker & A/C - PLUS in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Magnifique catamaran Lagoon - Yacht Haven Marina

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Catamaran Lagoon 52 F with watermaker & A/C - PLUS (2018) 51.97 feet

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8 cabins 6 baths 14 places 14 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $1,340 $1,072 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon  52 F with watermaker & A/C - PLUS in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Catamaran Lagoon 52 F with watermaker & A/C - PLUS (2019) 51.97 feet

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8 cabins 6 baths 14 places 14 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $1,407 $1,126 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon  450 with watermaker & A/C - PLUS in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Catamaran de 13.96 mètres en location - Yacht Haven Marina

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Catamaran Lagoon 450 with watermaker & A/C - PLUS (2017) 45.80 feet

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6 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $976 $781 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon 40  O.V. in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Discover the coast of Nassau in your O.V. catamaran

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Catamaran Lagoon 40 O.V. (2020) 39.01 feet

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3 cabins 2 baths 6 places 6 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $572 $458 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon Catamaran Lagoon 42 with A/C in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Rent this catamaran with 5 Cabins and sail with comfort

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Catamaran Lagoon Catamaran Lagoon 42 with A/C (2019) 41.99 feet

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5 cabins 4 baths 9 places 9 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $788 $630 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon  630 Power Crewed in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Beautiful Lagoon catamaran in Palm Cay Marina

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Catamaran Lagoon 630 Power Crewed (2019) 63.02 feet

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6 cabins 5 baths 8 places 8 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $4,523 $3,619 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 42 - 3 + 1 cab. in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 42 - 3 + 1 cab. (2019) 41.99 feet

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3 cabins 3 baths 9 places 9 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $617 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 46 - 4 + 2 cab. in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Wonderful Lagoon-Bénéteau catamaran in Abacos

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 46 - 4 + 2 cab. (2020) 45.90 feet

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4 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $1,047 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 40 - 3 + 2 cab in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Discover the coast of Abacos in a Lagoon-Bénéteau catamaran

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 40 - 3 + 2 cab (2020) 38.52 feet

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3 cabins 2 baths 10 places 10 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $563 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 40 - 4 + 2 cab  in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Rent this incredible catamaran and enjoy the beaches of Abacos

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 40 - 4 + 2 cab (2019) 38.52 feet

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4 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $592 /day
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Catamaran rent Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 450 F - 4 + 2 cab. in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Catamaran Lagoon-Bénéteau Lagoon 450 F - 4 + 2 cab. (2018) 45.80 feet

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4 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $920 /day
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Catamaran rent Aquila Yachts Aquila 36 in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Discover the coast of Abacos in a Aquila Yachts catamaran

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Catamaran Aquila Yachts Aquila 36 (2020) 35.96 feet

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2 cabins 2 baths 5 places Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $848 /day
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Catamaran rent Aquila Yachts Aquila 44  in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Catamaran Aquila Yachts Aquila 44 (2018) 44.95 feet

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3 cabins 3 baths 8 places Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $1,615 /day
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Catamaran rent Cay Sera Aquila 44  in Marsh Harbour Marina, Abacos

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Catamaran Cay Sera Aquila 44 (2019) 44.95 feet

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3 cabins 3 baths 8 places 8 berths Marsh Harbour Marina (Abacos)
from $1,664 /day
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Catamaran rent Bali  4.1 with watermaker & A/C - PLUS in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Catamaran of 12.50 meters for rent in Palm Cay Marina

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Catamaran Bali 4.1 with watermaker & A/C - PLUS (2019) 41.01 feet

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6 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $786 $629 /day
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Catamaran rent Catana Bali 4.3 with watermaker in Palm Cay Marina, Nassau

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Louez ce catamaran de 6 cabines pour naviguer tout confort

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Catamaran Catana Bali 4.3 with watermaker (2018) 42.98 feet

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4 cabins 4 baths 12 places 12 berths Palm Cay Marina (Nassau)
from $788 $630 /day
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