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Where To Rent A Boat And Get On The Water This Summer

Jun 18, 2024 11:10AM ● By Elise Renaud

Summer is here, which means many people will be out on the water. If you don’t have a boat and would like to enjoy the nearby lakes and rivers, here are some places you can rent a boat for an hour, a day, or a week.

The Ledyard Canoe Club

From noon to 6 p.m. during the week and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the weekend, you can rent a canoe, kayak, or standup paddle board. Student, multi-day, and membership pricing is available. Learn more here.

Fairlee Boats

At Fairlee Boats, you can rent pontoons, sunfish sailboats, toys, and more. Options for day, evening, weekend, and week rentals are available. Pricing varies, and reservations are needed. Some boats available to rent require a boating license if the captain was born after January 1, 1974. Learn more here or by calling 802-333-9745.

Mascoma Lake Boat Rentals

Rent kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and pontoon boats at Mascoma Lake. Rentals start at two hours for kayaks and paddleboards starting at $20, and canoes for $30. Pontoon boats are $200 for a half day. No license is required for non-motorized boats. Pontoon boats require a boating safety certificate for those born after January 1, 1983. Learn more here.

Goodhue Boat Company

Rent powerboats, pontoons, and jet skis at Goodhue Boat Company. Powerboats and pontoons start at $250 and $300, respectively, for a half-day. Jet skis start at $150 for two hours. You can book online or in person. A boating license is required. Learn more here and book a boat here.

Storrs Pond Recreation Area

From 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., you can rent canoes, paddleboards, kayaks, and paddle boats on Storrs Pond. Hourly rates are $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. All rentals include the boat, a personal flotation device, and oars. Learn more here.

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