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157669 users had an unforgettable experience
Catamarano Levante
25 May 2024

Couldn't recommend more! Valerio was so incredibly helpful from the beginning. Went above and beyond to help organise an affordable transfer for our group prior to the trip, as well was so responsive which ...

25 May 2024

Greay, overall happy with the experience. I wish the boat was a little newer/in better and cleaner condition, there were a lot of exposed sharp edges from missing caps, e.g. missing light cap and I kept ...

Doriano. F6
25 May 2024

It was good, the trip was as expected. The skipper, Ali, was very experienced and friendly. Communication with Pasquale was also smooth, I had no trouble communicating my needs and requirements since he ...

Sunseeker Predator 63
25 May 2024

We loved our trip on Saturday! Our group was celebrating our Bride to Be and we felt so looked after from start to finish, nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely recommend! Big shout out to Joy ...

Elan Pasara 490
27 May 2024

All went as planned the boat was waiting and ready and Niko was there as to explain everything. Could not have wanted more, a great day.

22 May 2024

Giovanni is a gentleman who makes sure you get the best out of your day on the water, excellent time on the lake, nothing was too much trouble.

157669 users had an unforgettable experience

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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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