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First Class individual and meticulously maintained 2000 Beneteau 41 Clipper. Dimitrios always responds within minutes and is very easy to talk to. This is an amazing deal you can't pass up if you're considering sailing in the Saronic Gulf.

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Rent a boat with or without a skipper in Key West:

 

Key West is an island in the south of Florida on a stretch of islands called the Keys archipelago. It’s famous for its historical sites, bars , nightlife but also for the outdoor activities going on around the area. Most visitors love to rent boats and go fishing, snorkelling or scuba-diving. It’s an amazing place to rent a boat with diverse sea life you can explore such as beautiful ocean floors, reefs and a large variety of fish and creatures to spot.

In Key West, tanning in the sun, having fun on the beach and spending your time in the ocean is what you'll be doing most. Make sure you pack your suitcase with a mask, tuba and sunscreen before heading to Key West! You can hire a sailboat in Key West, or rent a catamaran in Key West if you prefer.


 

Best time to rent a boat in Key West:

 

The best time to visit Key West is between the months of March and May. Even if it’s not the high season, it’s a time when the weather is still good with warm climate and clear blue skies. High season in Key West is during winter, this is when the island is the most visited by tourists, with the best weather. The months for summer from June to November are the hottest and most humid with rainy days, it is also the season for hurricanes. Nevertheless, there are less tourists too and the prices are cheaper.
 

Pricing and information for yacht charter in Key West:

 

The starting prices to hire a boat in Key West are at around 400$ for a sailboat. For the lowest prices, make sure to visit the island during an uncrowded season. The prices usually drop during these times as the demand is also lower. If you do want to charter a yacht during the high season, make sure you check the boats in advance as it can be harder to find a good price.

 

Do you need a licence to hire a boat in Key West?

 

In the United States, laws and regulations of each state apply to visitors and residents. Key West being part of the state of Florida, you are required to provide a boating certificate. This applies to you if you were born after January 1st 1988. To charter a personal watercraft it is also mandatory to be over the age of 18 years old and to carry an ID while being 21 years old or younger. 

SamBoat gives the possibility to rent a boat with a skipper, so don’t worry if you don’t have the required licence.

 

What to do in Key West?

 

By renting a boat in Key West, you will be able to enjoy the ocean, by finding the perfect place to go snorkelling, reef fishing. You might even spot some amazing ocean animals like dolphins while looking at the sun setting in the background.

Sailing is convenient in the area as you’ll be able to cruise around, and discover other cool spots by island hopping. If you are looking for a great destination with good weather, rent a boat in Florida as it hosts some of the best sailing hotspots in the world! Rent a boat in Miami if you are looking for a more buisy holiday or even hire a boat in Fort Lauderdale not to far from the big city if you want.

 

You might want to check out these other great destinations in the United States for renting a boat:

Rent a boat in California

Rent a boat in Maryland

Rent a boat in Newport

- Rent a boat in Hawaii

 

A 5-star service appreciated by users
Samboat is rated 4.87/5 •Based on 93462 reviews
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Franck

First Class individual and meticulously maintained 2000 Beneteau 41 Clipper. Dimitrios always responds within minutes and is very easy to talk to. This is an amazing deal you can't pass up if you're considering sailing in the Saronic Gulf.