Boat Rentals Vancouver


Please phone ahead or e-mail for all rentals to ensure the availability of the type of boat you are qualified for and would like to sail. Rentals are by the hour. We are open for rentals from 12-6 on weekends. We also rent during the week and the best time is usually around noon or 4:00 pm.

Due to the pandemic we are currently only renting to graduates of MacSailing programs.

We will be closed for rentals on Labour Day weekend.



The easiest boat to sail! Very stable and suitable for novice sailors and those who have not been sailing in a while. Capacity is 1-2 people. CANSail 1 or equivalent is required.

$40/hour (including wetsuits and lifejackets)



Responsive and fast! In order to rent a Laser you must have CANSail 2 or equivalent certification. Capacity is 1 or 2 people.

$50/hour (including wetsuits and lifejackets)



A stable 14 foot dinghy with two sails. Suitable for CANSail 1 sailors or equivalent.  We recommend the Pirate to those wishing to take their kids along. Min. of 2 and max. of 3 people allowed in the boat.

$45/hour (including wetsuits and lifejackets)



A 14 foot monohull with a min/max capacity of 2 people. Rental does not include spinnaker. CANSail 2 or equivalent required.

$55/hour (including wetsuits and lifejackets)



The Getaway is very easy to sail and FAST!  We have trapeze harnesses available, but are not necessary. You must have CANSail 2 cert or equivalent to rent Hobie.  Minimum of 2 people and max of 4 required to sail the hobie.

$70/hour (including wetsuits and lifejackets)



We have a full fleet of canoes. This is a great option for those light wind days. Previous training is required. Capacity is 2-3 people.

$30/hour (including wetsuits and lifejackets)

Anyone wishing to rent boats must have one of the following qualifications:

  • Holder of Sail Canada CANSail 1 or higher for Escapes and Pirates
  • Holder of Sail Canada CANSail 2 or higher for Lasers and 420s
  • Proof of equivalent certification

MacSailing reserves the right to refuse rentals at any time. A fee of $35 will be charged for rescues. We only rent to experienced sailors when the wind is over 14 knots.

Season Pass

Full season passes are available to CANSail 1 or equivalent sailors. Boats are available for reservation for up to 2 hours a day. Available from May 1st – September 15th, 2020.

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