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Dayton Yacht Harbor Rentals

We recommend sailing, kayaking, and SUP (stand-up paddle boarding) within an area of 5 to 10 miles from the dock in Dayton, MT.


  • We offer a full refund if we have to cancel your rental due to weather. 

  • Rent a Capri 22 sailboat day only.

  • Experience required to explore Flathead Lake without a captain! You must know how to safely handle the Capri 22 without assistance, certifications not req but recommended

  • Rent at 9:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 5:00 PM or 9:30 to 4:30 (See booking calendar.)

  • The best wind is 10–15 knots out of the east on high pressure days—blue skies and light white fluffy clouds. The best sailing on Flathead Lake is in the bay between the Dayton shoreline, Wild Horse Island, and Big Arm Bay.

  • Remember to check your weather forecast! 

  • We recommend renting one of our kayaks or SUPs if you want to go ashore any of the islands. There are no public docks on any of the islands. There is a swimming ladder off the back of your boat.

  • Rent Kayaks and SUPs

  • Experience required. 

  • Kayak and SUP rentals are self-guided and include paddles and life jackets.

  • Rent by the hour, half day, or full day (see booking calendar for available times).

  • We have 9-foot sit-on kayaks, and 11.6-foot Drift stand-up paddle boards. The best paddling is in June to August on days when the weather is nice. The best conditions are on days with high pressure, when the sky is blue and there are light white fluffy clouds. Paddling on Flathead Lake is in the bay between the Dayton shoreline, Cromwell Island, and Wild Horse Island State Park. If you want to go to Skeeko Bay on Wild Horse Island State Park you should calculate 4–5 hours (full-day rental).

  • Check your local weather forecast for wind speeds and wave heights

  • Includes the federally-required safety equipment Type II USCG life jackets.

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