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164117 users had an unforgettable experience
Catamaran Lagoon 39 - Varela S
Marie Frances
20 Jul 2024

We had an amazing experience! The skippers were incredibly nice, attentive, and kind, making our trip feel special and safe. The yacht was well-equipped and maintained, providing all the comfort we could ...

06 - 13 Jul 2024

Everything was good but was some problem with water tank cause it was small. And also several things which in future will be investigated more)

Catamaran Dunia
20 Jul 2024

We could not have had a more amazing catamaran day! JP, Stephane and Ian were so accommodating to us and our kids (2 families traveling with 3 kids under the age of 6). The boat itself couldn’t be more ...

Beneteau flyer 7 sundeck
20 Jul 2024

He was so nice and accommodating! Would definitely book him again! All around a great day.

Poseidon Blue Water
20 Jul 2024

Best support ever; handover boat and return. Thank you sooooo much!!!!

Beneteau 850 Flyer Sundeck
20 Jul 2024

Luca was a fantastic captain and host. His boat looks exactly (if not better) than the pictures, in great condition. He took us on a four hour tour of the island of Ortigia and stopped on a few good spots ...

164117 users had an unforgettable experience

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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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