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159256 users had an unforgettable experience
08 - 15 Jun 2024

The boat was in good shape. Sailing went smoothly. Anchor winch worked perfectly, there were plenty of fenders, mooring ropes. Dhingy and outboard motor working perfectly. The heads, shower, water heating ...

Excursion privative sur la Garonne - avec ou sans restauration
15 Jun 2024

Exceptional day! Thanks to Aymeric, this moment was made unique. The boat is magnificent, equipped with everything necessary, we had a great time with friends! We will come back ! Thank you Aymeric

08 - 15 Jun 2024

We had an excellent charter out of Gouvia in Corfu. The boat was 8 years old but really well maintained. Everything worked. The staff led by Dimitri were so helpful and efficient. We will be back.

Lagoon 39
15 Jun 2024

100% recommend! We enjoyed a family sailing day on Alberto's boat.

Quicksilver Activ 875 - Just Feel
15 Jun 2024

We had a fantastic experience using juans boat not just on the water but the communication from the moment I booked to moment we brought the boat back after a day going round formentera, staff are brilliant ...

15 Jun 2024

Amazing experience!! They explain everything clearly, even without a license you can drive a boat with their explanation. They also give tips of what to see and where to stop!! Recommend to everyone!

159256 users had an unforgettable experience

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Everything you need to know about the product and billing. Can't find the answer you're looking for? Please contact us.
Renting 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 gas). 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. Gas 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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