About

Welcome to Austin Sail Boat Rentals on beautiful Lake Travis where we make sailing and power cruising easy, affordable, and hassle free. Schedule your outing on line, go out and enjoy sailing or cruising on the lake, and when you return you just wash her down and you’re done! You, the family, on the yacht, on the lake. Fantastic!

I’m John Nance, the Base Owner here in Austin. When I was five years old my parents took me to watch the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, and I’ve been hooked on sailing ever since. In the past thirteen years I’ve cruised all over the west coast of Florida, the Keys, and the Dry Tortugas on Waltzing Matilda, my Endeavour 35. From the wet and wild sailing on San Francisco Bay to the serenity of the Virgin Islands, I haven’t found anything that beats the fun, thrills, and relaxation that sailing brings. If you’re an old salt, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Brand new to sailing? No worries! I’m a licensed USCG Captain and a certified American Sailing Association instructor. We can take you through our exclusive Novice to Captain program that will build your skills to the point where you’re qualified to bareboat charter anywhere in the world.

We currently have two Hunter 326’s and a Hunter 33 in the fleet, and we’re planning to add a 36 footer soon. Our boats are kept in like new condition and are well supplied with everything you need for a day trip or an overnight stay. All have air conditioning, roller furling headsail and mainsail, barbecues, TV’s and stereo systems.

We are excited to announce that we are in the process of adding a Sea Ray 340 Sundancer to our fleet. We offer a way for you to use a new boat more than you would if you actually owned it. The burden of ownership is lifted and you spend 100% of your boating time using your boat, not working on it.

There’s a lot more to tell you about, so¬† come and see us at Paradise Cove Marina. You’ll be glad you did!