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Set Sail into the New Year

Why Sailing is a fantastic way to start 2024 As 2024 approaches and we bid farewell to the old and welcome the new, the beginning of a fresh year often inspires us to seek new adventures and embrace novel experiences. If you’re looking for a unique and invigorating way to start the year, consider setting sail. Sailing offers several benefits that extend beyond the sea breeze and salt air, ma
12/05/2023

Renting a boat in Cancun

So you’ve made it to Cancun! One of the most beautiful cities in the Caribbean, offering crystal clear turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, amazing Mexican food, frozen cocktails, and tons of fun water-based activities. Today, we’re going to talk about renting a boat in Cancun. Which is honestly, one of the most fun things you’ll do while on vacation here.  Other than Miami, there
11/22/2023

Tropical Coastal Gems : Reachable Only By Boat

Explore hidden gems and exotic wonders that can only be reached by boat. Discover pristine beaches, vibrant marine life, and secluded islands, as this article takes you through the world’s most enchanting exclusively boat-accessible tropical destinations. The Tobago Cays (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) This group of small islands and cays is located in the Southern Grenadines. The calm
11/10/2023

Top Five Winter Sailing Destinations 2023

Just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season, SamBoat is revealing its top five winter sailing destinations. In this blog, we embark on a maritime journey to uncover the most coveted winter sailing destinations, where azure waters and sun-kissed beaches provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable voyage. Wherever you choose to travel – sailing is the perfect way to create fantasti
11/07/2023

Spooky Maritime Mysteries

We’re usually focused on sharing fantastic charter offers, destinations, and sailing guides here at SamBoat, but we also love an excellent maritime story. For some Halloween fun, we thought we would share some spooky nautical mysteries. The Flying Dutchman Arguably the most famous ghost ship legend, the tale of the Flying Dutchman has been featured in fictional works such as Pirates of
10/31/2023

Renting a boat with a disability: opening new horizons at sea

Sea navigation has always been a source of freedom and adventure, but for people with disabilities, this experience may seem unattainable. However, today many boat rental companies like SamBoat are working to make boating accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. Thanks to innovation and a growing awareness of inclusion, more and more people with different abilities can enjoy
08/22/2023

7 days sailing in the Netherlands, discovering the IJsselmeer

Lelystad stands as the quintessential destination for embarking on an unforgettable sailing journey through the Netherlands. Nestled within this charming town is the renowned Deko Marina, a haven boasting an array of vessels awaiting your exploration. Among these, is an alluring selection of catamarans and elegant sailing yachts, promising to entice you to step aboard. This maritime gateway sets
08/22/2023

5 places you have to visit in September

As September unfolds, it heralds the commencement of classes and ushers in the transition from summer to autumn in the northern hemisphere. At SamBoat, we perceive the onset of this month as an exceptional opportunity to embark on a sailing adventure during a season marked by diminished crowds. Importantly, prices are also more accessible at this time. This article will help you choose the desti
08/22/2023

Everything you need to know about fuel consumption when renting a boat

Renting a boat is an exciting way to explore the open waters, bask in the sun, and enjoy unforgettable experiences with family and friends. However, as with any adventure, it’s essential to be prepared. One critical aspect that often goes overlooked is fuel consumption. This article will cover everything you need to know about fuel consumption when renting a boat, so that you may plan your adve
08/09/2023

The difference between sailing a monohull and a catamaran

We know it can be difficult to understand the technicalities of boat specifications when you are choosing your yacht charter. One of the questions we get asked the most from customers booking a yacht charter is, what is the difference between sailing a catamaran and a monohull? Many people want to choose the yacht which offers the most pleasurable voyage, but luckily both offer a fantastic experi
08/09/2023