More Information

Contact us to confirm your boat rental. You need to pay a cash deposit in addition to the hourly fee. 

Sailboats rented to experienced sailors only & must be rented 1/2 hour before the last rental time and returned to the dock 1/2 hour before closing.  Customers are expected to rig, de-rig, and fold sails. Management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.  Rain or winds over 10 mph result in closures and/or additional deposits.



Contact Us


Lake Merritt Boating Center

568 Bellevue Avenue 

Oakland, CA 94610

Phone Numbers

(510) 238-2196


Spring (March-June)

Monday-Friday 11 am-5 pm*

Saturday-Sunday 10:30 am-5 pm*

Summer (July-August)

Monday-Friday 10 am-6 pm*

Saturday-Sunday 10:30 am-6 pm*

Fall (September-October)

Monday-Friday 11 am-5 pm*

Saturday-Sunday 10:30 am-5 pm*

Winter (November-February)

Monday-Friday CLOSED

Saturday-Sunday 10:30 am-4 pm*

 * Time indicates when the last rental leaves the dock.