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156781 users had an unforgettable experience
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Sun odyssey 36i
Harry
16 May 2024

Joan was great. Great communication and was happy to answer any questions I had and always responded quickly. The trip was fantastic and he made it a great day. 10/10

 Joker coaster (1)
Yvette
12 May 2024

Staff were very friendly! It was a very quick and easy process. No deposit required and insurance included in the price petrol was between 30 and 50 euros. I am giving 4 stars because I booked the ...

Nikolaos 302
Gabriella
05 May 2024

We had the best day out on the boat! Soltun and his wife were so sweet and friendly, but also respected our space. We thought the boat was perfect for our group of 7, with plenty of room inside and outside. ...

Ilvet 50ft Motor Yacht
Charlie
11 May 2024

The Captain and staff where excellent

Sea ray 245
Helen
11 May 2024

Mario and our skipper Kiko both arranged a fantastic day for my husband's 50th birthday. Originally I was interested in booking the Sea Ray Weekender but as it was for a special day, Mario offered me the ...

Prestige
Harry
12 May 2024

The boat was just what we wanted and Dimitris explained everything clearly.

156781 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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