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With more than 300,000 people sailing with SamBoat each year, we are the largest platform for sailboats, catamarans and motor boats charter worldwide.
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Tomahawk RIB
Ryan
16 Jul 2024

Excellent! Lovely boat, great service and very friendly as well as responsive

Sea ray 245
Nils
16 Jul 2024

Mario was amazing all around, he brought us to really nice spots both in terms of swimming and an island we could walk around (c.30-40min). Also had some refreshments on board! Great trip, would definitely ...

L’espérance
Jacqueline
14 Jul 2024

I booked a surprise boat trip for my nieces 18th birthday 12 months ago. The communication with Eric has been outstanding with Eric responding promptly to any query. The trip was a once in a life time ...

Quicksilver 605 activ open
Toby
16 Jul 2024

A very nice boat, and very helpful in recommending places to go.

COMET
Kristopher
14 Jul 2024

Amazing new boat and the staff were really helpful, honest and genuinely wanted us to have a great time. Really can't fault them in the slightest

ZODILUX EXPLORER 5 MT, MOTOR 40 HP, CON LICENCIA
Michael
15 Jul 2024

Very friendly welcome and efficient pick up. Great day with good advice from the outset

163361 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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