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Predator 540
17 Jun 2024

Helpful and friendly staff. The app for the map was great. Really enjoyed the day with the boat. Beautiful views

Rand Supreme 27 - Just Flow
19 Jun 2024

Absolutely incredible day, didn’t manage to get to es vedra due to weather conditions but jay managed to find us a perfect spot in formentera, what a great guy, so well handled by the bookings team from ...

Lancha para 7 personas en Ibiza (6 + patrón)
18 Jun 2024

Amazing trip. Boat is great, nice sunbathing platform and a cool box that easily kept all our drinks cold. Juanfran is amazing - knowledgable, friendly and really made the trip. Definitely recommend.

Maori 50
16 Jun 2024

We had a fabulous day with Paco on the Maori 50. Beautiful boat, many thanks to Paco for making our day so special!

Saxdor 200 Boat Rental in Santorini
18 Jun 2024

Leo was great! Service and attention to detail and boat in tiptop technical condition

16 Jun 2024

Spend the kids inheritance, this was my boyhood dream becoming reality. A Riva Super Florida for all but a few hours on the Amalfi Coast. We were picked up from the Excellsior Vittoria in Sorrento with ...

159624 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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