AC's Boat Rental at Barcelona - Premium Location, Smart Pricing

Barcelona America's
Cup Boat Rental

Welcome to the Ultimate Sailing Experience at
the best price starting from 125€ per Person

Who we are

Renting Ribs stands out in the Olympic Dinghy circuit, with a decade of specialization in sailing and providing unparalleled services to regatta organizers and teams. Our fleet is tailor-made to offer an exceptional Regatta-following experience.

Discover our illustrious history with High-Performance Teams

Location

Find your perfect boat awaiting you at REAL CLUB NAUTIC BARCELONA, positioned next to the official America’s Cup Village and within the organizing club’s embrace. Our unique location promises an unforgettable experience with direct views of the official bases and vessels. Experience the heart of the action every time you set sail.Renting Ribs is the only company with an official agreement with the Host Venue Yacht Club Partner, Real Club Nautic Barcelona, giving you the chance to see and feel the best of the competition.

Make it your own

Embrace the regatta in your own style. Our RIBs grant the freedom to navigate the sailing area seamlessly, ensuring you never miss a moment. Whether you’re following your favorite team or exploring freely, our boats, available without a skipper, provide the perfect blend of autonomy and adventure.

MOBILITY, AGILITY,
AND SPEED

Equipped with 70hp Yamaha engines, our fleet boasts top-tier speed, enabling you to keep pace with the action. High maneuverability allows for easy access to any area, you will always be on the front row of the races.  

OUR FLEET

Choose from the best. Our fleet includes SALTHOUSE boats, the official marshal vessels of the 37th America’s Cup, and VSR boats, leaders in the Dinghy circuit for over two decades FASTMODE and REDRIB. Our commitment to quality and performance is unmatched.

 

COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES

Beyond boat rentals, Renting Ribs has proudly supported America’s Cup teams with a variety of services, including van rentals and storage solutions. We’re more than a rental service; we’re a key part of your racing experience.

 

Ready to sail alongside
the world’s best at the 37th
America's Cup in Barcelona?

Book your boat today and ensure a front-row seat to the excitement.

Hey sailing enthusiasts and America’s Cup fans!

Get ready to mark your calendars and set your sails towards Barcelona for an unforgettable journey through the America’s Cup 2024 events. From the early hustle of teams in mid-March to the grand finale in October, here’s a friendly guide to what’s happening when, so you can catch every thrilling moment!

AC37 RACE VILLAGE AND BASES

Get ready to dive into the heart of sailing’s biggest party – the 37th America’s Cup, right in the heart of Barcelona! From August to October 2024, Port Vell, Port Marina Vela and the new Port Olimpic are transforming into the ultimate fan zones, with a race village at Moll de la Fusta that’s so welcoming, it’s free to enter!

Here’s the lowdown on where the teams are hanging their sails:

  • Emirates Team New Zealand is setting up camp by the World Trade Center, snagging a spot that’s as prestigious as their title.
  • INEOS Britannia and Alinghi Red Bull Racing are making themselves at home near the Maremagnum shopping mall. Shopping spree, anyone?
  • Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli picked Port Marina Vela as their base, right next to the swanky W Hotel. Talk about sailing in style!
  • American Magic is cozied up in the Marina Barcelona 92 superyacht facility, because go big or go home, right?
  • Orient Express Racing Team will be chilling on Moll de Ponent, west of the World Trade Center, plotting their route to victory.

But it’s not just about the bases; the real action stretches along Barcelona’s coast, with special spots for you to catch all the splashy action from a boat. Imagine cheering on your favorite team with the sea breeze in your hair and the sun on your face. It doesn’t get much better than that! So, whether you’re a die-hard sailing fan or just in it for the vibes, the AC37 Race Village and Bases are where you’ll want to anchor down this fall. Get ready to set sail on an adventure filled with speed, strategy, and a whole lot of fun.

See you there!

What to expect with your boat rental

Embarking on an adventure with Renting Ribs is designed to be a seamless and enjoyable experience from start to finish. Here’s everything you need to know to prepare for your journey on the waters of Barcelona during the prestigious America’s Cup

Race Map

Rental periods

Our boats are available for rental from August 20th to October 27th. This period encompasses the excitement of the America’s Cup, allowing you to witness the action up close.

Pick-up location

Your chosen vessel will be ready and waiting at the Real Club Nautic Barcelona (RCNB), the prestigious host of the America’s Cup, located adjacent to the official America’s Cup Village. This prime location offers you a unique vantage point of the event.

Collection time

You are welcome to collect your boat from 12am onwards at RCNB. This allows you to make the most of your day on the water.

RETURN INSTRUCTIONS​

Return Instructions: Please ensure the boat is returned before 7pm daily. This allows us to maintain and prepare the vessels for the next day’s adventures.

INSURANCE AND DOCUMENTATION​

For your peace of mind, all our boats come with full insurance coverage, including passengers. Upon delivery, we will provide you with a comprehensive contract that outlines all the details, alongside official tax documentation.

PREPARATION AND SAFETY​

Expect to set sail on a boat that is clean, fully fueled, and equipped with all necessary safety gear. Our meticulous preparation ensures you can focus on enjoying the sailing experience.

PERSONALIZED HANDOVER​

A dedicated member of the Renting Ribs team will meet you at the club entrance to hand over the RIB personally. We’ll also provide you with a contact number for any coordination needs on the day of your rental.

SKIPPER REQUIREMENTS​

To ensure you have the freedom to navigate your adventure, our rentals are provided without a skipper. You will need to present an international navigation license to captain the boat.

TRANSPARENT PRICING​

All rental prices include VAT, ensuring no hidden costs. We believe in transparent pricing so you can plan your experience with confidence.

At Renting Ribs, we’re committed to providing an exceptional service that allows you to immerse yourself in the thrill of sailing with ease and confidence. Prepare for an unforgettable experience on the waters of Barcelona during the America’s Cup.

PRICE RATES PER DATES​

Prices are calculated per tier and models.
Period 1: from 20th August to 13th September
Period 2: from 14th September to 25th September
Period 3: from 26th September to 27th October

CANCELLATIONS BY RENTING RIBS

If the rental is canceled by Renting Ribs:
If the cancellation is due to bad weather, another alternative day is arranged, or the entire amount paid is returned, except if the cause is directly derived from the competition authorities or the competition itself. In this case, we will only refund 25% of the total amount.
We WARN that a CANCELLATION may be due to causes derived from the competition itself, especially in the final phase -America’s Cup Match- since the «best of 7» format may result in a premature winner (could be the 20th or not) not completing the entire schedule. In this case, 25% of the deposit amount will be returned.

CANCELLATIONS BY CUSTOMER

If canceled by the customer:
If the customer gives notice of cancellation up to 15 days before departure, 50% of the amount paid is returned.
If notice is given up to 7 days before departure, 25% of the amount is returned.
The amount paid will not be returned if the customer gives notice less than 7 days before departure.