The Electric Boat Company - Seattle, Washington

Come Rent a Duffy Boat

Our electric boats are 21' long and fit a maximum of 10 adults comfortably. There are tables and cup holders, garbage can, Ipod sack, cd player and sound system. There is no need to worry about rain or chilly weather because the boats can be completely enclosed and can be open for those beautiful Seattle days as well! Plan on arriving 15 minutes before your reserved rental time to allow for check-in procedures.


April 1st to September 30th open 7 days a week!

We are open Monday - Friday 12pm-9pm

Saturday 11:00am until 9:00 pm

Sunday 12pm until 8pm

Rental Rates

- $99 per Hour - 2 hour minimum and 4 hour maximum (+ tax)


Holiday Closures:

  • New Years Eve and Day, Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day and Eve, and Easter Sunday
  • The Electric Boat Co is closed every year from December 31st until January 16th
    Holiday rates apply for 4th of July,Valentines Day, and the Christmas ships
  • ALL Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. If not made in this time the customer will be billed for the full amount. Please arrive 15 minutes before reserved rental time to allow for check-in procedures so you may be on the water for your full reservation as your rental begins at the reserved time. If you arrive 15 minutes or more late, you risk having your boat given to another customer. On multiple boat rentals a 50% deposit is required. 14 day notice of cancellation for multiple boats.

Make Your Reservations Now We will respond with a reservation confirmation as quickly as possible

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Do I need a reservation?

R:  Highly recommended. Just give us a call or send in an email request.


Q: How many people fit on each boat?

R:  10 people total. Children are counted.


Q: Is the boat easy to drive and how old do you have to be?

R:  The boat is as easy as driving a golf cart and goes 6 mph. You have to be 25 years old to drive an electric boat rental. We provide a map of lake Union and go over how to drive the boat and where to go on the map before you depart.


Q:  Do you have life jackets provided?

R:  Yes, we do for all ages. Kids 12 and under are required by law to wear a life jacket. We do have life jackets for infants as well. If the infant is in a car seat of baby carrier they aren't required to wear one but we give you one anyway to have on board. All adult life jackets are underneath your seats.


Q:  Is there music on the boat?

R: We have an ipod input, cd player and radio on board. You are welcome to bring your ipod, iphone and cd's. We provide the auxiliary cord.


Q:  Where do we park?

R:  We have plenty of parking. Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm-$1.50 per hour. Free after 4pm and on weekends and holidays.


Q: What time should I show up to my reservation?

R:  We recommend getting here 15 minutes before to get checked in and find parking.


Q:  What can I bring with me?

R:  You are welcome to bring any food or beverage, we provide coolers with ice for $5.


Q:  Will I get cold on the boat?

R:  Our boat rentals have full window enclosures that can go up or down depending on what you feel comfortable with. If you keep the windows down the boats are warm. We provide heaters and blankets upon request. 


Q:  Will my kids have fun?

R:  Absolutely! Our electric boats are a kid friendly environment. Children love our boats!


Q:  What is the cancellation policy?

R:  We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. You must cancel prior to that otherwise you are charged in full. For multiple boat parties we have a 7 day cancellation policy.


Q:  Are pets allowed?

R:  Sorry, pets are not allowed. Of coarse, service animals are the exception.


Q:  How long can I rent a boat for?

R:  We have a 2 hour minimum & 4 hour maximum.


Q:  Where can I go during my boat rental?

R:  The boundaries are the Ballard Locks and the Montlake Cut. Our boats cannot go into Lake Washington. A 3 hour cruise is the optimal time.



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