Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals

Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals

Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Power boat rentals on site in the water ready to go. Also a full service boat yard on The Bass River,Cape Cod, one mile from Nantucket Sound. Evinrude and Suzuki outboard sales, Mercruiser repairs. Home of Cape Cod Power Boat Rentals
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  • Michael D
    Bow, New Hampshire94 contributions
    Great spot to rent a boat
    We had a fabulous time using Ship Shops. Lynn did a great job explains the boat, equipment and giving suggestion where to go. It was pretty choppy but the kids had fun going over the crazy waves - just made it longer to go anywhere. We would come back again and we highly recommend. They were slightly lower in price than others as well. Thanks for a great day Ship Shops!
    Traveled with family
    Written July 14, 2020
  • Ben
    Norwood, Massachusetts2 contributions
    Phenomenal experience
    My wife and I truly enjoyed our experience renting a 20’ boat with Ship Shops. The staff was highly professional and friendly. They took the time to go over the safety features and controls of the boat. They provided excellent itinerary advice. The boat we rented was in excellent shape and included a bimini top, gps navigation, and anchor. I will absolutely be renting from them again!
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 18, 2020
  • rondvous78
    West Chester, Pennsylvania71 contributions
    Great rental for a day on the water
    We had a great experience with Ship Shops. We had made the morning 4 hour reservation several weeks in advance. Foul weather was forecast for the day of our rental and we were able to reschedule for the next day which turned out to be beautiful. I have taken a Coast Guard boating course, but this was my first experience captaining a boat by myself. I appreciated the instructions I was given dockside and all the safety equipment on board. The boat was in very good condition considering all the use it must get. There were 5 adults and 2 children on the 20 foot Bowrider which provided plenty of room. We cruised the Bass River to open water and spent over an hour in the ocean. They recommended we stop at a sandy beach for swimming and lunch. I anchored and we had a great time. We returned by cruising 3 miles up the Bass River and returning to the marina. I appreciated the GPS with depth finder and the charts provided. A perfect half day and I will definitely rent from Ship Shops again.
    Written August 20, 2021
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Amanda T
Attleboro, MA1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Friends
While on a family vacation (all adults over 30) on the Cape we decided to rent a boat last minute and this company was very accommodating to us. The staff was incredibly knowledgeable. They were able to tell us the best areas to visit and also where to avoid. The staff was super friendly as well. We will definitely be using them again!!
Written August 6, 2022
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Marieke S
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Aug 2022 • Family
Very friendly owner and staff!! We hired a Boston Whaler and enjoyed the entire morning on the sea. We stayed at a beach one can only reach by boat. The owner was so friendly to call us, otherwise we would not have made it back in time.
Good fun!
Written August 7, 2022
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DrD
Windham, NH3 contributions
Jul 2021 • Friends
Had a great 2 hour experience with Ship shop. Our captain Evan was a gem. His 80s music selections was a treat Lol. The weather was absolutely perfect for us. We couldn't pick better day. We brought our lunch and drinks on board. Nice smooth ride. We were able to anchor on a sweet spot where my husband and I relaxed a bit and sip champagne. I highly recommend Ship Shop. Staff is very nice. Easy to call and reserve a time slot.
Written July 26, 2021
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Alyse L
New Britain, Connecticut, United States1 contribution
Jul 2012 • Friends
The staff is friendly and the location is perfect. We rented a 20' boat for 4 hours, and had an amazing time! Very reasonably priced. The staff was very knowledgable and provided you with maps and a GPS to find your ay around. Must go to the Kennedy Compound, great view from the water!
Written July 31, 2012
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tjcskibum
Las Vegas, NV39 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
We went to Monomoy, got some sun, swam & caught bluefish. Great time. Great place! Thanks Ship Shops!
Written July 27, 2019
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Thanks so much! Glad you had fun. It was a great day for it. The crew
Written July 28, 2019
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DebwithaY
Laguna Niguel, CA176 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
It was beautiful September 30 and we, again, rented a boat from Ship Shops. This year we rented a 24’ one and it was perfect. Plenty of room and road great in the ocean. The people at Ship Shops are always super friendly and nice. Will be back next year.
Written October 6, 2018
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Thanks! I will surely share your comments with our rental crew. Great time of year to take a boat. Look forward to your return! Best , Marty and the crew
Written October 7, 2018
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Vanessa P
Carnac, France73 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
It was a great morning in the bay
Great boat. Super service, real professional team. They tell you exactly what to do and where to go: fishing, swimming etc
Really easy ! Go ahead !
Written August 15, 2018
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Merci beaucoup! Notre équipe essaie de le rendre amusant et facile. J'espère te revoir bientôt... Marty
Written August 18, 2018
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Squeaky104
West Dennis, MA174 contributions
May 2016 • Solo
This is your 'go to' spot for boaters in the Bass River area. I have done business with Ship Shops for more decades than I would care to admit to....anyway, they are the spot for boaters to fuel up or if you need something. You can rent a power boat in the 20 ft range for a half day or a whole day. I owned boats that I moored or kept on a slip in the Bass River for decades. I got a tow from them years before GPS and cell phones.... I lost a shear pin and was stuck in open water. I don't remember how they came about finding me, but I vividly remember that they showed up in a workboat and towed my sorry bilge-rat self in. That was years and years ago....but to this day, Ship Shops is the dependable place and I would never go elsewhere. They are a small local company that is honest and fair.
Written May 22, 2016
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Thank You ! Glad we could help that day. You're right about being here a long time but we love what we do for the area in the service and boat rental biz. Marty
Written May 24, 2016
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Robert P
New Bedford, MA677 contributions
Sep 2015 • Couples
My girlfriend and I rented a boat for the day this past weekend and could not be happier with our experience.

Check-in/paperwork was a breeze up front and we were in the boat loaded with all of our stuff in no time. Marty, the man who got us set up on the boat, was fantastic! He answered any questions we had and made to sure to explain the best places to visit, how to work the GPS, places to avoid, and most importantly tips to operating the boat. I have only operated a boat twice and his instructions made me feel as comfortable as I needed to be.

In no time we were off exploring. Chatham was about a 40 minute ride east which is where we went. They have a route set up in the GPS to cruise over to Hyannis (about an hour west), but we elected to explore elsewhere. It's really cool that they have the route set up so you basically just stay on the green line on the screen and you will have no issues!

Also one cool feature the GPS has is that it leaves a red line wherever you go, so if you made it somewhere safely, just follow the red line back and you will be all set!

The boat itself was great (20 ft bow rider). Lots of space, easy to operate, and even had a little power when we were out on the open water. Plenty of room to bring chairs, coolers, etc.

One thing to note is that the price online does not include tax and gas. We went to Chatham and back and it cost ~$40 in fuel.

Overall, we had a great experience and are looking forward to visiting again next season. What a great group of people and fantastic boats to rent. Thanks for a great first boating experience!!
Written September 21, 2015
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Thanks so much! You picked a perfect day. Obviously had no problems with navigation or operation of the boat which makes it easier on both of us! Hope to see you next year, you'll be able to pretty much just jump in and go. I would try our 24 foot boat. It makes a huge difference. Thanks again Marty
Written September 24, 2015
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Christina G
23 contributions
Jul 2015 • Family
Can't say enough about this place! Rented a boat and the folks working here were incredibly thorough and helpful. Also their rates were significantly less than other local boat rental places that we had considered.
Written July 9, 2015
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Thanks for the thumbs up ! Our crew tries to make it easy and fun. Hope to see you back again.
Written July 14, 2015
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Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals is open:
  • Sun - Sun 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Mon - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM