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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.
154515 users had an unforgettable experience
4.88/5
Marion 500 Open
David
23 Dec 2023

Awesome time! What a great owner! We will definitely rent again and I would definitely recommend Jose’s boat!

ALQUILER DE EMBARCACION NUEVA SIN TITULACION VORAZ 450 PLUS
Roshan
08 Dec 2023

Really enjoyed my experience and Danny is a great instructor.

CAP CAMARAT 7.5 CC SERIE 3
Iveta
06 Dec 2023

Well organized and the communication before rental day was perfect

Zodiac / Protender 420
Peter
25 Oct 2023

Great service, friendly staff and lovely boat. Would definitely recommend

Arrábida, Setúbal and Sesimbra Boat I Rental HD  Experience
Vlad
17 Nov 2023

It was great. We met in the port exactly as mentioned in the chat. João offered as a quick introduction of the boat, safety instructions and the area we can navigate in. He was very friendly and helpful ...

Saver 495
Will
19 Nov 2023

excellent and no issues

154515 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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