The Sun
August 2022
MAKE A SPLASH I holidayed like an A-lister on a luxury boat in France – but for a fraction of the cost

CHRISTIAN beams as he uncorks a chilled bottle of rosé and fills our glasses while his wife Christine brings homemade anchoiade spread and slices of baguette to the table and urges us to dig in.

Business Insider
July 2022
Elon Musk vacationed on a superyacht off the coast of Greece. Here's a closer look at the luxurious boat, which rents for over $7,000 per day.

Elon Musk was spotted relaxing aboard a superyacht in Mykonos, Greece. The 24-meter luxury vessel, named Zeus, can be chartered for over $7,000 a day. Musk is famously anti-vacation, but he seemed to make an exception for a day lounging on the yacht.

August 2022
How to cruise the French Riviera with no sailing experience for less than £400

The rise in peer-to-peer rental platforms – which offer skipper services as well as bareboat charter – is helping to democratise what was once an exclusive and glamorous experience

Great British Life
August 2022
Brief Encounter: Why hiring a private yacht for a mini cruise is plain sailing

Once the preserve of the rich or famous, hiring a private yacht is now the perfect – and affordable - way to explore the south of France Intermittent flashes glint on the surface of the ocean as we slip away from the port of Marseille, leaving rows of bobbing boats behind. ‘I saw this yesterday, it’s fish jumping out of the water – they’re big, probably tuna,’ exclaims our skipper Eric.

SamBoat celebrates its 5th anniversary
April 2019
L'Argus du Bateau

Lancé en 2014, SamBoat veut rendre accessible le nautisme au plus grand nombre en mettant en relation propriétaires et locataires de bateaux à moteur et voiliers.

The world
Novembre 2018
Nautisme : Dream Yacht Charter reprend SamBoat, une start-up bordelaise

Le premier loueur mondial acquiert le leader de la location entre particuliers. C’est un peu la fin de l’innocence pour le très jeune marché de la location de bateaux entre particuliers. Le premier loueur de la planète, Dream Yacht Charter, a annoncé, mardi 6 novembre, le rachat du bordelais SamBoat, l’un des deux principaux acteurs du secteur.

November 2017
A Captain is Announced in the 'Airbnb for Boats' Race, SamBoat Goes Global

The sharing economy concept has officially spread to boats! Nowadays, companies like SamBoat make peer-to-peer boat rental a reality and allow people who couldn't previously afford leisure boating to experience it.

Red Herring
April 2018
Samboat Raises Anchor on European Peer-to-Peer Boating Expansion

The peer-to-peer boating industry has become a competitive field. But with a solid base in France, and plans to expand into other popular European territories, Calando, Cargou and co are confident they have what it takes to sail into first place.

NI Travel
March 2019
New Boat Rental and Yacht Charter Company Shaking Up Travel

Boats available to rent through Samboat include motorboats, sailboats, RIBs, catamarans, canal boat and yachts. Renters can hire boats from as little as €15 per day, right up to the more luxurious options costing €7000 per day. The platform caters for everyone, from those just looking for a chilled out day at sea with friends, for a spot of fishing or island exploration, right through to couples or families wanting a holiday with on-board accommodation, or those requiring a boat for private events, parties or stag and hen dos.

Sailing Today
March 2019
Peer-to-peer charter website looks for UK expansion claims to be the leader in peer-to-peer boat rentals and yacht charters online with over 100,000 users globally. It aims to provide an easy-to-use service for both sides, and allows owners of motorboats and yachts to rent them out at a set price per day.

The Guardian
August 2017
The 30 greatest sailing escapes to experience in your lifetime

Launched by two French entrepreneurs, a recent start-up called SamBoat is attempting to do for boats what Airbnb has done for private accommodation by connecting owners to rental customers.

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