Sail Into Safe Waters: A Guide to National Safe Boating Week

As National Safe Boating Week approaches, it’s time to set sail with confidence and responsibility. Held from the 18th to the 24th of May, this week serves as an annual reminder for all boaters to respect safety protocols and foster sustainable boating practices. At SamBoat, we’re passionate about ensuring your maritime adventures are not only enjoyable but also safe. Join us as we delve

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

How Much Can I Earn from Renting my Boat?

Have you bought a boat and want to make it profitable? Or are you thinking of buying a new boat and wondering how much you can earn from it? In this simple guide, we present to you an overview of things to consider before buying a boat and renting it. What determines the price of a boat rental? The location of your boat: If your boat is based in a popular tourist area, this can have a direc

5 essentials to bring on your next boat trip

There are plenty of things you might want to bring on your next boat trip, but it might be difficult for you to choose. In this article, we don’t focus on essential objects that might be important for your life and safety, but rather on nice things you wish you hadn’t forgotten the last time you hopped on a boat! Here is our list of the top 5 things to bring on your next boat trip. 1) Wat

The Sailor’s Dictionary

Are you a little lost among all the technical terms involved in sailing? It is essential to master all the nautical terminology in order to be well understood on board. Worry not, SamBoat has got you covered, and compiled a list of essential terms you should be aware of. But before you start going through our glossary, we’ve put together some graphics to help you navigate your way around a

5 essential things you should do to sail sustainably

As a boat rental platform, the oceans are our main playground and that is why SamBoat has chosen to actively participate in the preservation of coral ecosystems. Thanks to our partnership with Coral Guardian, a boat rented through our platform is a restored coral piece! At SamBoat, we believe that it is important to reduce our ecological footprint. Caring about the future generations in terms

Corfu dayboat route

Corfu is one of the seven principal islands located in the west of mainland Greece, collectively known as the Ionian Islands. Along with the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, Corfu is also known as one of the three jewels of the Ionian Sea. With a long history and influences drawn from Venetian, Ottoman, Greek, and British empires, the island excellently fuses architectural, gastronomic, and natura

Lefkas itinerary: 7 days sailing in the Ionian sea

Discover Greece through an unforgettable week sailing trip in the Ionian Sea islands, you will find exotic anchorages. You will alternate between long sailings and short jumps in a protected and favourable environment for sailing. Day 1: Lefkas → Preveza 10 nautical miles = 2 hours sailing Lefkas has a wide range of boats for rent to enjoy a holiday at sea. To reach Preveza, yo

Rhodes Itinerary: A week sailing in the Dodecanese Islands

This unforgettable cruise in the Aegean Sea will take you to historical sites, paradisiacal beaches and traditional villages. You will never forget this holiday sailing in the Dodecanese Islands, the best islands of Greece.   DAY 1: Rhodes Rhodes is the most important island of the Dodecanese. Famous for its medieval town and its knights’ quarter, Rhodes is an excellent starting

Explore the Canary Islands by boat in 7 days

The Canary Islands are an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean made up of seven main islands: El Hierro, La Gomera, La Palma, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria. For this 300-mile itinerary in the Canary Islands, it is essential to choose the right boat, either a sailing boat or a catamaran with or without a skipper.  The Canary Islands are a paradise for sailing all year ro