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Crystal Coast Boat Charters & Rentals

About Us

Crystal Coast Boat Charters and Rentals was established to offer visitors to the Crystal Coast the chance to be a local for a day.  During a full-service charter or rental, we strive to ensure that visitors to the area enjoy a fun-filled day on the water, visiting islands and playing in the water.  


Our Services

pontoon boat rentals and charters

Pontoon Boat Rentals & Charters

Come see for yourself what makes our pontoon boat charters and rentals different from the rest! When we help you create your own itinerary, the

options are endless.

fishing charter

Fishing Charters

Who is ready to catch some dinner? Our fishing charters provide you with the opportunity to catch Spanish and King Mackerel, Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and Bluefish using live and artificial baits.

eco tours

Eco Tours

Create your own personalized tours of secluded barrier islands, seagrass meadows, backwater sounds, marshes, near-ocean waters, Bogue Sound, or the Cape Lookout National Seashore.

beach equipment

Beach Gear Services

We carry the gear so that you don’t have to!  It can be a time consuming struggle to get all of that fun in the sun gear down to the beach and back.

Our Philosophy

Plan Your Next Adventure

At Crystal Coast Boat Charters and Rentals, we strive to provide our customers with a hassle free day on the water.  We are committed to providing guests with unique experiences that are unparalleled to any other boat charter or rental company.  All custom tours include gas, and use of equipment such as beach chairs, umbrellas, and sand toys so that you can spend the day making memories with family and friends.   Even food and drinks can be ordered from local restaurants and waiting for you at the launch site. All you need to bring is a desire for fun in the sun.

boats and charters

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many people can the boat hold?
    We have boats ranging from 18 to 24 feet to accommodate most parties. The maximum crew allowed is 12 passengers. The largest boat will hold up to 12 passengers with a combination of adults and children under the age of 12.
  • Where can I go?
    Rentals can spend the day cruising the waters of the Intracoastal Waterway and Bogue Sound from Channel Marker 27 to Hammock’s Beach area. We ask that you stay within marked channels. There are great beaches to find sharks’ teeth, sand dollars, and shells around Marker 45. A chart of the area can be found here.
  • Is there a cancellation fee?
    Cancellation Policy: Boats In the event of inclement weather, we will try to reschedule for another date or postpone rental until the weather passes. If we cannot book you for another date we gladly refund your deposit immediately. Inclement weather is thunder/lightning, heavy rain, or high wind conditions. We do not cancel rentals based on a forecast! If we need to cancel due to weather conditions on the date of your cruise, we will try to move you to another day. If we are unable to reschedule your trip, we will refund your deposit. Weather conditions that warrant a reschedule/cancellation are thunder/lightning, high wind conditions, or heavy rain. The forecast quickly changes in our area, so we do not cancel or reschedule based on the forecast. Cancellations within 5 days of the rental date will be charged the deposit. Cancellations within 24 hours of a rental will be charged full price unless we can book the boat with another party, in which case you will forfeit the deposit. Beach Gear Beach gear cancellations need to be received 3 days prior to your rental date. Rental days are consecutive.
  • What are the minimum requirements to rent a boat?
    The renter must be 25 years of age or older. The person driving the boat will need an approved boater's license or was born before January 1, 1988. We prefer the driver to have boating experience, but are willing to train people new to boating.
  • Can I have a Captain drive my party around?
    Per USCG regulations, only parties of six or fewer passengers can have a Captain.
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