with SamBoat. Choose from a wide selection of sailboats, motor boats, RIBs, catamarans, yachts and canal boats. We offer a huge range of boats to hire from 50€/day. With the best offers, SamBoat helps you to find the ideal yacht charter for the perfect vacation.
Chania is a Greek city located in the north side of the island of Crete. It offers many possibilities for sightseeing, exploring the historical sites and the sunning authentic Greek architecture. Moreover, Chania is rich in beautiful beaches and known for its Venetian port. Combining all these features make Chania an excellent destination for a perfect sailing vacation. Rent a boat in Chania and set sail to explore the island of Crete and the other surrounding Greek islands. You'll have several areas of nearby interest including sailing to Rhetymno and getting to know the beautiful city. Another historical city to explore by boat is Heraklion.
The cost of renting a boat in Chania fluctuates according to the season. In general, in Greece the high season starts in June and lasts until August. However, the sailing season is longer due to the excellent climate in the region. If you want to explore the city when there are less tourists, visit in spring or early autumn.
If you are planning a yacht charter in Chania, expect to pay from around 250€/day for a sailboat. For motor boats there is huge availability of boats with a wider price range depending on the size and type of boat. In general, you can rent a motor boat for around 150€/day.
In Chania you need to have a valid license to present if you rent a sailboat and for motor boats that have more than 30hp. Otherwise, below 30 hp you are allowed to rent a motor boat without a license. If your license is issued by any EU Member States it will be automatically accepted. Keep in mind that if your license is not in English or Greek you have to translate it.
Don’t worry if you don’t have the required documents, as there is an option to rent a boat with a skipper in Chania.