Block Island Boat Rentals

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A variety of boat rentals are available on Block Island, RI. Fun on the water is one of the reasons visitors come here.


Both the Block Island Club and BIMI - the Maritime Center, have small boats for sailing and offer lessons. To use the boats at the club you have to be member or enrolled in a summer program. At BIMI you may call to find out about their current programs. 401-466-2133.

Charter Fishing

Fishing for striped bass is a popular sport on this island. The charter fleet dock at Old Harbor near Ballard's Inn. Of the busiest boat captains is Captain Matt of Hula Charters. Just look for the crowd of people hovering around his daily catch and you'll find him filleting up his customer's dinner. The Hula Girl does sunset cruises and can take a family out for a short bottom fishing trip. The kids will get to experience catching fish as the fluke are always around.

Sunset Cruises - Catamaran Charter

Ruling Passion is a catamaran for charter. The Puckett family have been taking people sailing forever. They can accommodate up to 29 passengers for sunset cruises or around the island cruises. You may book with a small group or charter the entire boat for custom cruises. (401) 741-1926 kayak block island Kayaking

Pond & Beyond is a company that takes groups kayaking in the ponds and waterways of Block Island. You may reach the owner Corrie at 401-466-5105 or 401-578-2773. Corrie is experienced at working with all skill levels and age groups, her rates are very affordable and she is very accommodating.

Banana Boat & Parasail

What's a banana boat ride like? This big yellow inflatable raft with handles takes up to ten or so passengers. Towed by a speedboat, you soon find yourself jumping the wake and waves, laughing and falling into the water. Bobby & Sara of Block Island Parasail will be happy to dip you in the ocean. find them at Old Harbor town dock. 401-864-2474

Fun in the Pond

Aldo's Rentals are located at Champlin's Marina in New Harbor. They rent kayaks, pontoon, center console and bumper boats. 401-466-2700.

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