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159830 users had an unforgettable experience
Ranieri Shadow 19
21 Jun 2024

Fabio was amazing, we hired him and his boat so that we could scatter my wife's ashes as that was her request. Fabio liased constantly with me about the weather and when would be the best day and time. ...

11 pax! Capitán, combustible y refrescos incluido! Guayacán
15 Jun 2024

Adrian was brilliant! He contacted us in advance asking when our availability was so he could ensure we had the best possible conditions for sailing and we were ver glad we went with his suggestion of ...

Mowgli - Sailing Boat Elan Impression 45.1 in Marina di Valletta
18 Jun 2024

Graziella was an absolute delight to hang out with and was so knowledgeable about the area. She showed us some amazing spots, had everything we needed on board (we bought our own food) and was very accommodating. ...

18 Jun 2024

Great communication, super boat will definitely use again.

Cranchi Zaffiro 34
19 Jun 2024

Wow!… We were blown away by the communication and, welcome, and, that was before we even set foot on the boat! Walter’s crew were, knowledgable, professional, and, made us feel very comfortable on ...

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

159830 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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