Santa Barbara Sailing Center - Sailing Instruction, Boat Rentals, Cruises, Kayaking and More

Santa Barbara Boat Charters and Rentals

    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 small day sailors to 50' luxury yachts for multi-day trips to the Channel Islands.



Sailboats 21' - 50'

Powerboats 13'-18'

Kayaks (Singles & Doubles)

Pedal Boats

Rowing Sculls

Stand-Up Paddle Boats


         Cruising Yacht Charters

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.

                Cruising Yacht Charter Prices

Catalina 50' - "Jenny Lane"
The Catalina 50 is the largest of all Catalina sailboats and is very well equipped and constructed with the craftsmanship and materials that reflect its premier position in the Catalina line. Interiors are finished with hand rubbed varnished teak, light ash trim and high gloss epoxy cabin soles. Counter tops are Corian in the galley and heads.

            Cruising Yacht Charter Prices

Catalina 50' Charter Packages & Specs

Skippered Charters (Captain Provided)

Catalina 42' - "Calafia"
The Catalina 42 Mark II Four Cabin Center Line model offers a spacious salon featuring two cabins forward and two cabins aft, while retaining heads both forward and aft. The Catalina 42 Mark II has earned an international reputation as the leader in her class. Design, cruising performance, and comfort, all make the Catalina 42 the first choice of sailors worldwide.

                    Cruising Yacht Charter Prices

Catalina 42' Charter Packages & Specs

Skippered Charters (Captain Provided)

Catalina 36' - "Jazzy"
The Catalina 36 Mark II incorporates the refinements possible only after building well over 1,700 36's and listening carefully to owners comments and suggestions. The 36 Mark II has all the important characteristics that made the original the most popular thirty-six foot sailboat in the world. The 36 Mark II tracks surely and performs well in a variety of conditions.

                   Cruising Yacht Charter Prices

Catalina 36' Packages & Specs

Skippered Charters (Captain Provided)

Catalina 32' - "Heather Jean"
The Catalina 320's sleek deck presents a wide, efficiently designed cockpit with generous weather decks. The unique interior is beautifully finished in a rich combination of teak and hardwoods complementing the beige textured fiberglass overhead and full hull liner. Attention to details like the custom molded galley counters, halogen lighting, and a cedar paneled hanging locker set the 320 apart from the rest.

                  Cruising Yacht Charter Prices

Catalina 32 Packages & Specs

Skippered Charters (Captain Provided)

Catalina 28' - "Newbury Street"
The Catalina 28 Mark II incorporates the best modern features with Catalina's classic styling. The cockpit is roomy and functional. The sail controls, including the single line reefing system, all lead to the security of the cockpit. The rig is masthead with double spreaders and fore and aft lower shrouds permitting powerful headsails and narrow sheeting angles for good windward performance.

                  Cruising Yacht Charter Prices

Catalina 28' Packages & Specs

Skippered Charters (Captain Provided)

Small Boat Rentals

Enjoy an easy afternoon sail aboard a stable Victory 21', or
for a more high performance keelboat, we offer J-24's and a Soling 26'

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 kayak, SUP  or rowing scull.

For the utmost in relaxation, take a leisurely harbor tour on a pedal boat.

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Personal Checks, Traveler Checks, Money Orders and Cash.

Santa Barbara Sailing Center - At the Santa Barbara Harbor, Next to the Launch Ramp (805)962-2826

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