SF Powerboat Rentals rents out powerboats on an hourly basis. Rates start at only $39.99/hr for boatshare rentals, perfect for singles and couples looking to have fun on the bay sharing the boat with other singles and couples visiting San Francisco from all over the world. Maximum number of passengers for this rental option is 8. Our $159.99/hr Family Rental option gives you exclusive use of the boat. Maximum passengers allowed is 11. Add fun and excitement to your San Francisco experience. Get on the bay in a powerboat you drive! See Golden Gate Bridge up close and the San Francisco skyline from the waterfront. You are not required to have a boating license to drive and operate a boat in California, and kids from 12 – 15 are allowed to operate the boat with adult supervision. No boating experience? Powerboat instructors and lessons are available.