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Reverie (Bollinger)
Carl
10 - 17 Feb 2024

First sailing trip to the Bahamas with three families making a crew of 12. Naz, Rosie, Marco, and the entire team at Navigare helped make our trip an epic memory we'll be talking about for the rest of ...

Diana
Nigel
10 - 20 Feb 2024

Our rental went very well although the boat (Diana) is a little jaded and we had problems with the windlass (burnt wire, fixed by flotilla crew), mainsail (jammed, lost one days use, fixed by flotilla ...

Indie Vortex
David
10 - 17 Feb 2024

GREAT BASE! Staff were fantastic and helpful. Bathrooms and showers were clean and lots of hot water. Boats were ready on time. You just can't ask for more.

Sunseeker Predator 63
Lars
10 Feb 2024

Can we go Saturday?

SONSBEEK
Keith
06 - 13 Feb 2024

Had steering issues at check out. Told us to head out and steering was tight, but there was definitely a bigger issue. Dream did bring us a new boat, but it took them 36 hours to do so. Our vacation ...

Sailing Tamarind
Richelle
14 Feb 2024

What a beautiful experience! ️️️️️ Nick, the host/captain was wonderful. You come for the sailing and stay for the stories. What an interesting journey Nick shared with us. The only regret I have is ...

154489 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.
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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