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How to Rent a Sailboat on Flathead Lake

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The large race began! Start of a sailing regatta. The sailing yachts compete in speed.

Renting a sailboat on Flathead Lake is easy! Here’s what you need to know for a seamless sailboat rental experience: 

Where to Rent a Sailboat on Flathead Lake

Go Sail Flathead Lake is the only sailboat rental company on Flathead Lake. At the Go Sail office in Dayton, Montana you can rent a sailboat throughout the summer months on Flathead Lake and take off right from the Dayton dock! Here are a few other things you’ll want to know before booking your rental:

Types of Sailboats to Rent on Flathead Lake

When you rent a sailboat on Flathead Lake, you’ll be renting a beautiful 22 foot Capri Sailboat! This small, recreational keelboat is both comfortable and fun to sail. The design has a comfortable cockpit, head and all the gear you need for a sailing outing on Flathead Lake. See pictures of this sailboat and learn more about how to rent it here

Requirements for Renting a Sailboat on Flathead Lake

In order to rent a sailboat on Flathead Lake, you must have prior sailing experience. While ASA certifications aren’t required, they are recommended. If you don’t have experience sailing, not to worry! You can charter a sailboat with a captain instead or even get your ASA certifications so you can bareboat sail without a captain next time you’re out on the lake! 

Full Day vs. Half Day Rentals on Flathead Lake

Sailboat rentals on Flathead Lake are available as botb half day and full day rentals. Full day rentals are 6 hours long and cost just under $500. Half day rentals can be booked for just under $300 for 3 hours. Neither of these rental options come with a captain and both options require previous sailing experience. Learn more about each rental option here


Choosing a Date and Time to Rent a Sailboat on Flathead Lake

Go Sail Flathead Lake features a booking calendar with real-time booking information. Booking is as easy as choosing the date that works best for you, selecting the number of guests that will be sailing with you (up to 5 guests), and answering a few quick questions about your sailing trip. And that’s it! Within a few minutes you’ll be booked and ready to go. Click here to get started.