Hope for a Brighter Day

In the past nine years of operation, Chicago Electric Boat Company has never been more excited to start its rental season! The employees at CEBC have a true passion for the water – it brings them joy, community, and a sense of calm. It is the company’s hope that these modified rentals will bring the same happiness to customers – a relaxing and fun outlet in a time of such uneasiness and uncertainty. CEBC is excited to announce a newRead more

Welcome Aboard: CEBC is Reopening With New Health and Safety Guidelines

Beginning on June 3rd, 2020 we are so excited to invite you back! Chicago Electric Boat Company, will officially open for summer 2020 with enhanced sanitation guidelines and limited capacity measures. More details on these new practices and procedures can be found below. Your health and safety are our top priorities! We will continue to maintain a high standard of cleanliness on our boats, in our facilities, and through our employee practices. Extra sanitation precautions, practices, and requirements have been addedRead more

They’re back! Get to know our returning crew

Earlier this week we introduced you to our newbie crew members, and at the beginning of the summer you met our crew leaders. Now it’s time to shine a light on this faithful (and spirited) returning group of young men. No doubt some of these gents will look familiar, take a moment to get to know our seasoned veterans! David has been with us for the past three summers and we are so glad he keeps returning to our docks.Read more

Trip Routes

Chicago is a big city and there certainly is a lot to see. We always say that the best way to view the city is from the Chicago River but that begs the question – what am I looking at? Lucky for you, each one of our boats comes equipped with a handy dandy map that not only points out areas of interest but gives cruise recommendations as well as time to allow for each route. Read more

Ways to Explore the Chicago River

We offer a variety of ways to explore the Chicago River in any one of our electric boats. No matter the experience you’re after, we’ve got just the cruise type for you. Be Your Own Captain This is the most common way our customers choose to cruise the river. Simply fill one of our electric boats with a fun group of friends or your family and cruise the river all together. One thing you will want to do before arriving atRead more