Are you looking for the best, most reliable boat rentals in Ocean City, Maryland? At Explore OC, we’ve got you covered! We know that you can’t wait to be out at sea, and we want you to make the most of our vacation (or staycation)! This is why we’ve rounded up the best boat rentals in our favorite beach town, OCMD!
Voted by Ocean City visitors as the #1 Watersports Rental in Ocean City, MD. Odyssea Watersports has it all! Rent one of their brand new Kawasaki 1500cc Jetskis, and get extreme with the new Seadoo Trixx! Enjoy a top-quality 12 or 14 passenger pontoon boats, equipped with shade canopies and all safety equipment, you can enjoy the bay by relaxing, crabbing, fishing, or swimming.
At Odyssea, you can also rent Stand up Paddleboards (SUP), or single and tandem kayaks! Enjoy a private beach and relax in paradise, and as a bonus, all activities can be booked on their website for convenience!
West OC Watersports
West Ocean City Watersports is a family run business started years ago by local expert water-men. Located on the docks of Hooper’s Crab House, West OC Watersports offers a diverse array of activities.
Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy a day on the famous flounder pounder charter fishing boat. Or, if you’re looking to rent a boat that you can drive on your own, West OC Watersports also offers pontoon rentals to enjoy a day on the water with family and friends. And don’t miss an entertaining ride on the only Ocean City Safari rib craft tour boat to see dolphins & wild ponies up close & personal.
Bayside Boat Rentals
Bayside Boat Rentals is a family-owned and operated business that prides itself on catering to its guests and maintaining a friendly, knowledgeable, and certified staff as well as the most up-to-date, professionally serviced equipment.
Visit Bayside Boat Rentals to get on the water on a new Kawasaki 1500cc, or, with the family on one of their pontoon boats. The boats come fully equipped with shade canopies, and from the deck of a pontoon, you can crab, fish, or picnic or even swim. In addition to cruising the bay, you may deck your pontoon so you can visit a bayside eatery. Bayside Boat Rentals is also renting out their Sugar Sand Tangos, some of the fastest and most agile jet boats available on the market!
Under the Bridge Watersports
Under the Bridge Watersports offers jet skis rentals, banana boat rides, and pontoon rentals. Located in Ocean City, Maryland right under the Route 50 bridge! Ride with Under the Bridge and get a tour on the water of Assateague Island’s nature and even get to see the Assateague Ponies. Or, anchor at one of the most famous sand bars in Ocean City or take your boat to world-famous attractions like Seacrets and Fagers Island and pull up your boat like a local!
48th St. Watersports
If you are looking for fun in the sun with your family, 48th Street Watersports has it all, offering a quick escape from summer crowds in a midtown location.
At 48th Street Watersports is Ocean City's original stand up paddleboard headquarters, and, the only place in town to offer catamaran sailing instruction and rentals! You can enjoy kayak eco-tours and paddle fitness classes. Or, if you prefer to venture out of your own, you can rent your own stand-up paddleboard, kayak, sailing, windsurfing, or paddleboat!
Bahia Marina, located between 21st and 22nd Streets, is Ocean City's sportfishing headquarters. Featuring a large selection of tackle and live, fresh or frozen bait for the bay, surf, or offshore fisherman. The marina also features rentals of pontoon boats, small fishing boats, kayaks, and hydro bike rentals. Bay fishing trips and sunset cruises also depart from the marina. Breakfast sandwiches and ice cream are available at the shop.
Looking for fun? Check out Advanced Marina on 66th St! Rent pontoon boats that can accommodate between 8 and 12 people, with a free fishing license for all on board! Advanced Marina also offers ski boat rentals that can accommodate up to 8 passengers, as well as tow tubes and fishing rods!
Shark’s Cove Marina
Shark’s Cove Marina has been Ocean City’s full-service marina since 1999! Enjoy parasailing, pontoon, and center console boat rentals! Shark’s Cove Marina also offers kayak, paddleboard, and wave runner rentals, as well as banana boat rides! Click the link to check them out!
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