Rent Chicago Boats

Let's create memorable boating experiences and dock parties together.

Welcome to Rent Chicago Boats! We're Chicago's 1st pontoon rentals since 2001. We are located at the beautiful River City Marina, behind the bldg on the river at 800 South Wells Street; and 2 blocks south of Congress Parkway and the Loop. We have humbly served bridal parties, ladies groups, corporate groups, and families with their boating needs. We are event planners that co-produced over 500 wonderful bachelorette and bridal boat parties, 300 ladies nights out, 500 birthday boat parties, 250 friendship cruises, 350 corporate lunch and office meeting cruises and many other events. New in 2019: On-Water Brand Promotions Division, Online Bookings, Sales Team, Dock Parties, Fleet Restoration & Upgrades, Improved Social Media presence and engagement! Granny has a new outfit! We have served many for life's celebrations from St. Paddy's Day thru New Years Eve. We perfected boat tailgating during Northerly Island concerts, festivals, and Bear's games. We invite you to JOIN Rent Chicago Boats for another great boating season!

  • Rentals

  • Charters

  • Party Plans

  • Mother's Day Wkend

Sales / Planners Dream Team

Vernon P Chmielewski

ceo, founder, visionary, servant leader, mentor
Thought Leader, Serves the Sports & Entertainment Industry, Ohio U PMSA, GWC BA, BS, Total Event Management, NCAA DI Collegiate volleyball player, coach, mentor

Stephaughn Patterson

Sales Planner, Lead Meeting Planner
Expertise in event planning and sales. Creates out of the box fun experiences. Youth leader at his church, known as the “resource guy” and “jack-of-all-trades”. Successful innovator, entrepreneur. ceo of two companies.

Lou Correa

Sales Planner, Adventure Chicago
Roosevelt University student with lawyer aspirations. Loves to work, watch Cubs games, adventure the city, or hang with friends and family. Loves Chicago, believes its the “best place to enjoy a summer!”

Jennifer Peckholdt

East Coast & Traveler Sales Planner
Jennifer is a party planner, theater professional and loves to work with the bridal industry. Have a question about hosting a boat or dock party? Jennifer is a great one to connect with.


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