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126887 users had an unforgettable experience
20 - 27 May 2023

Very good experience overall. Boat was clean and convenient. Team were also pleasant and professional.

Rizzardi 48
29 May 2023

Francesco and his team were amazing!!! He was so flexible and helpful as we arranged a time for the charter and was so accommodating. Once we were on the water, it only got better. Aside from the perfect ...

Feel Good I
20 - 27 May 2023

Seems to be confusion between Sam boat and charter partner. Towels, snorkel equipment, and this is the first time we didn’t have a starter pack

Leader 8 - 9 mètres
27 May 2023

The whole day was fantastic- the skipper was helpful and friendly- the boat was a perfect size. How ever I’m a little upset to learn that the trip was under 100 km and I was charged for 190 km at €2.22 ...

Mercan 34 Deluxe Excursion
29 May 2023

Fantastic experience! The crew and owner were professional, friendly and accommodating. Can't fault anything.

Leader 33 spottop
27 May 2023

The boat was exactly as we expected. It was perfect for our group of five adults. Communication was very good. We had a fabulous day on the boat.

126887 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.
To rent a boat on SamBoat, nothing could be simpler, you just have to search for a boat according to your criteria (sailing area, type of boat, date, number of passengers, with or without skipper...) and select the boat of your choice.

You will then have to create your account in order to be able to exchange with the owner and make the payment of your rent.
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 ad by filling out the form. Submitting an ad is totally free and without obligation. You can modify or delete your ad at any time in the "My Boats" tab. A dedicated team is available to assist you by phone and email.

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