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154588 users had an unforgettable experience
03 - 24 Feb 2024

We rented Mimi Pome for 3 weeks in February. She’s a great little boat. Everything was well kept, all equipment worked well, she’s clean, sturdy and well appointed. Jean Bruno was a pleasure to rent ...

BERMAR UNO - Jeanneau Aquila
20 - 22 Feb 2024

Very fun boat! Had an excellent time, thanks Antonio!

Amusing Miami Private Boat Tours 29’ Sundeck!
01 Mar 2024

It was a really great moment ! I highly recommand it ! The boat is very clean.

Elegant Lagoon 450 Sport-top
27 Feb 2024

We had a great experience! Boat was clean and well equiped. Crew was OK, but we'd rather prefer staff with better english and more attentive to guests. Food was delitious. Overall impression is quite ...

Sun Odyssey 45.1
05 - 09 Feb 2024

Wonderful 5 day trip in the waters of Martinique. Stéphane and Françoise excel in the art of sailing safely and ensuring the comfort of passengers. Thank you for bringing us to fabulous and accessible ...

Exceptional Robertson & Caine - Leopard 47' Catamaran
22 Feb 2024

Thank you Matt for organising the most amazing day out for our group of ten . The boat was perfect , had everything we needed , crew were always there to help . Gorgeous scenery around James Bond island ...

154588 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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