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About Chatham Sailboat Rentals
Sailboat rentals, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, lessons and tours in Chatham, Massachusetts, on the kid-friendly Ridgevale Beach. Family owned & operated for over 50 years in conjunction with the Ridgevale Beach Snack Bar, Chatham Sailboat Rentals offers water activities for all skill and age levels to be enjoyed on Buck's Creek and Nantucket Sound.
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Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

Our family of four scheduled a lesson for our two boys - ages 14 and 12 - with Eric, based on other reviews. We had a wonderful and relaxing time! The boys learned about sailing safety and the basics and both learned to steer. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

We’ve been coming to this beach for years and always indulge ourselves with a several trips on the boats. I can’t say enough positive things about Eric and the staff on their concerns for safety and making sure everyone knows the details before taking out...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Eric with Chatham Sailboat took myself and my two boys out on the water today. We had never sailed before and he was so great. He taught them how to steer the boat, where to keep the wind, how to tack etc. plus had tons...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Ridgevale Beach and enjoying the tasty food at the snack bar for almost 20 years but this year my daughters wanted a refresher on sailing and decided to take sailing lessons with Eric. It was a pretty windy day but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We can’t recommend Eric and the team here more highly. Our family spent the afternoon learning to sail with Eric. He took us out on a Hobie- and we spent a gorgeous afternoon sailing and watching the seals out in Monomoy Island. The day was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TessPrentice
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We came here to rent Hobie Catamarans with a group of friends and had a great time! The staff were super nice and explained everything about the boat, including safety instructions, which we haven't seen any boat rental place explain before. They set up the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank olyazavr
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

I have been interested in kayaking for some time now, but I have never had the opportunity to try it out. I contacted Eric from Chatham Sail and it was the most pleasant experience. He was extremely friendly, patient and informative. He took my husband...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Shannan O
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

This was, by far, the best experience of our weeklong vacation on the Cape. There was a great selection of catamaran, sunfish, and kayak options for us to choose from. Even as beginner sailers, we were confident because of the super friendly staff who advised...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

I have been going to the cape in the summer my whole life and always go to Ridgevale beach. Great place to spend the day with the family. Tidal creeks for the little ones and great kayaking through the marshes. The beach is beautiful and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our experience with Chatham Sailboat Rentals. Erik was a fantastic instructor. Following our lesson with him, we rented Hobbie 14 twice. The boats are in good conditions and the sailing area is open and large enough to have fun. Would definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Gautier F
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