Welcome to Carefree Boat Club!
Welcome to Carefree Boat Club! We’re a new alternative to buying or renting a boat in Northern California. With a membership to our exclusive club, you don’t have to worry about maintenance, trailering, moorage, usage fees, insurance, or even cleaning. You have unlimited access to not just one boat, but our entire fleet of boats, from three local marinas plus 85+ clubs nationwide. Free on the water safety training is also included. Our mission at Carefree Boat Club is simple – to revolutionize the way people access and enjoy our beautiful waters in Northern California.
ENJOY THE BOATING LIFESTYLE FOR A FRACTION OF THE COST OF OWNING: Carefree Boat Club strives to provide our customers an affordable boating experience that is fun, easy, and safe. We take care of all the time consuming hassles that come with boating so you don’t have to. For a fraction of the cost of owning, our members enjoy unlimited usage of a first class fleet of boats. Welcome to boating the Carefree way!
UNLIMITED USE – LIKE HAVING YOUR OWN FLEET OF BOATS: Our membership plans grant you unlimited usage of not just one boat, but many types of boats. Schedule a cruise on the San Francisco Bay one weekend, and go tubing or wakesurfing on the Delta or Lake Tahoe the next. Enjoy fishing the Sacramento River all the way to the Bay without ever putting a boat on a trailer. Explore the majestic waters of Lake Tahoe, and experience world class sailing on the San Francisco Bay. With Carefree Boat Club you can do it all, year round.
GREAT AVAILABILITY: We have the best availability in the industry. In business since 2002, we’ve been making boats available to members for over 19 years, with thousands of happy Carefree Boat Club customers nationwide. Ask to view our reservation system anytime to see for yourself!
PREMIUM NEW AND LATE MODEL BOATS, INCLUDING OVERNIGHTERS: Members have a whole fleet of boats available to them for about a third of the cost of buying their own boat! We have brand new and like new top-of-the-line boats. There’s simply no better way for residents of Northern California to enjoy the water.
FREE ON THE WATER TRAINING: Don’t like hidden fees? Neither do we. Our members never pay any additional fees to use the boats – the only expense not included in membership is the fuel you use. We also provide free unlimited on the water safe boater training! Plus, members enjoy our socials and organized events.
BOAT FROM 85+ LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE: With membership, you also have access to boats all across the country included in the price! Imagine your next vacation to a sunny, scenic waterfront destination. From Seattle to San Diego and Miami to Boston, with 85+ Carefree Boat Club locations coast to coast and growing, a boat will be waiting for you at no extra charge, all year round!
VALET DOCK STAFF: Our friendly dock staff rolls out the red carpet for our members. Your boat will be ready when you arrive to the marina, and we’ll help carry any gear and load it onto the boat. From there, we help you load up and cast off. Upon return, leave the cleaning to us! Members also enjoy easy, free parking at each marina.
THE NEW INTELLIGENT WAY TO GO BOATING: Our boat sharing club is the way of the future – find out more by scheduling a tour and see first-hand what it means to boat the Carefree way! There’s no easier way to become a boater. To learn more about membership options, or to become a member of our club today, call us or use the form below to request more information. It’s that easy!
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With a Carefree Boat Club membership you get:
With membership as little as 1/3 cost of owning a boat, you can cross these expenses off your list: boat purchase, slip fee, insurance, maintenance, repairs, taxes, towing and winterization.
Use the boats as often as you would like with no additional cost.
Our online reservation system allows you to pick the day, time, boat and Carefree location...easily.
Large Variety of Boats
Varieties include 18'-27' Cruiser, Deck, Bowrider, Pontoon, Fishing, Ski and Sail Boats & more! Members have options in both type of boat and type of activity!
With low member to boat ratios, an easy to use online reservation system & spur of the moment walk-on access members can enjoy boating how they like when they like.
On The Water Instruction
Instructors at each location provide Boat Safety training and handling skills so our members can comfortably and safely enjoy the great variety of boats for all activities.