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bayliner 175 BR Rock Stars
Michael
08 Jun 2024

Parfait! Timothé is a cool guy, very easy to deal with, and quick to respond, helpful, and polite even though we were a little late. Had a great day out on the boat! Many thanks again.

ICHO- ΝΙΚΙΤΑ 470
Nathan
11 Jun 2024

We could not have had a better experience and time with Stella and the team. The boat was spot on and the service was incredible. We’ll definitely be back.

AVENTURA 37 NUEVO A ESTRENAR
Inez
09 Jun 2024

Great time! ️

Dama Bruna
Dylan
08 Jun 2024

We had an incredible experience with Nicolas! Could not have asked for anything more. He has great suggestions of where to go, took amazing photos of us, offered us an alternative plan when the weather ...

Enica 53
Lucinda
07 Jun 2024

We had a wonderful day on our little boat, and got to enjoy the beautiful coastline of Malta. The boat was very clean, the team were very well organised, friendly and helpful. We will definitely be doing ...

Exceptional Robertson & Caine - Leopard 47' Catamaran
Chintan
07 Jun 2024

Everything went smoothly, Matt was very responsive to any questions and the boat was in great condition

158942 users had an unforgettable experience

Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about the product and billing. Can't find the answer you're looking for? Please contact us.
Hiring a boat on SamBoat is easy, you just have to search for a boat according to your criteria (destination, type of boat, date, number of passengers, with or without skipper...) and select the boat of your choice.

See something you like? You can book online and discuss with the boat owner to arrange the perfect trip at sea!
The rental rate is set freely by the boat owner. This rate depends on the type of boat, its size and the season.

On average, a motorboat rental costs about 300 euros per day (excluding fuel). A sailboat is generally rented by the week, it is necessary to count on average 2 400 € for a monohull and 4 300 € for a catamaran.

If you want a skipper, it will cost you on average 200 € per day. Fuel is also often extra.
  • If you do not have a license, it is possible to rent a boat with a skipper. The skipper will be responsible for steering the boat and taking you to the best sailing spots.
  • If you rent a motorboat without a skipper, you must have a boat license in most destinations.
  • To rent a sailboat, some countries require a license and others don't. Please check before renting
A boating license may be required depending on the country and the boat hired.
The amount of the boat deposit is set freely by the owner depending on the type of boat. The deposit is used to pay for damage to the boat, the insurance excess or any damage suffered by the owner. The deposit can be managed freely by the owner directly or via SamBoat.

In addition, SamBoat offers various optional insurances: cancellation insurance and deposit insurance.
To offer your boat for rent on SamBoat, you just have to create an account and then deposit your listing by filling out the form. Submitting a listing is totally free and without obligation. You can modify or delete your listing at any time in the "My Boats" tab. A dedicated team is available to assist you by phone and email.

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