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163890 users had an unforgettable experience
Tour privato dell'isola di Ischia su gozzo Fratelli Aprea
19 Jul 2024

Giovanni was a superb captain and guide. As a native from Ischia, he was knowledgeable and brought us to the best locations by boat. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience and would certainly hire him again ...

AT Marine 590
18 - 19 Jul 2024

Alberto / Rocce Rosse provided great boat -safety briefing - map to amazing sights and remote beaches as well as a cooler with ice packs. Professional Polite and informative and the entire team positive ...

Di Luccia NOVA 21
19 Jul 2024

We had a wonderful time on the boat today. Michelangelo was friendly and gave good instructions.

Voreus (Axopar Brabus 37 XC) (Private 5hr Luxury Cruise)
19 Jul 2024

Everything was amazing, best experience we could ask for! Theo and Dimitri were class acts and took great care of us, very hospitable! The boat was very cool and beautiful. Can not wait to book again!

13 - 19 Jul 2024

The boat sailed really well and was presented in good shape. Surprising, the battery was limited to 3hrs with only the navigation and autopilot. We think the battery was old and needed replacing.

19 Jul 2024

Very good! Nice boat

163890 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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