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Rent a boat with or without skipper in Malta


With SamBoat. Choose from a wide selection of sailboats, motorboats, 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 in Malta for the perfect vacation.



Boat Rental in Malta


Renting a boat in Malta will be sure to give you the most memorable experience possible. The island is perfect for sailing and water activities are extremely popular. Once you visit Malta, you will realize why it is continously one of the most sought out destinations to visit. 


Famous for its boat parties, Malta has a lot more to offer for everyone interested in the nautical world. Indeed, Malta should be on the bucket list of every sailor, regardless of their sailing skills. The archipelago is a huge sailing playground and during summer months, the crystal clear water and warm temperatures makes it the perfect destination. Gather your friends and family and hire a boat for a day out on the water.



When to rent a boat in Malta?


Malta is no doubt a hot destinations in Europe for sailing and spending holidays. Malta welcomes its peak tourist season usually from July to August. And the slack season in Malta is in winter from November to March. Therefore, The best times to visit Malta are April to May and September to November. Renting a boat during this period, you will perfectly miss the tourist season so that you will enjoy even more a joyful vacation. And in winter. The water will be too cold to go in for swimming.



Pricing and information about hiring a boat in Malta


When it comes to renting a boat in Malta, the high season is pretty standard and comparable to most destinations in the Mediterranean. The busy period typically runs from April to October, with the low season starting in November. 


Depending on the exact month you would like to rent, prices can vary. On average, you can rent motorboats from 150€ to 300€ depending on your project. If you prefer to sail, you can rent a sailboat on average for 250€ a day or a catamaran charter starting at 400€ per day. Depending on your qualifications, you can rent a boat with skipper or as a bareboat. If you plan on chartering a yacht, you will need to hold a valid license as well as a complete nautical CV. This will provide the base manager as well as the port authorities details on the boats you previously sailed as well as the previous boats you captained. If need more experience or have zero experience, charter a boat with a skipper and have a stress free vacation. 


With the popularity of the area, be sure to book your boat well in advance as more than 40% of the fleet is already booked in the early months of the year.



Overview of Malta


With over 7,000 years of history, Malta has become a top destination for its unique beauty. Claiming some of the oldest buildings in the world, Malta’s architecture and collection of historic buildings provide some of the greatest sightseeing available to travelers. The best part about it; it doesn’t end on land. There is plenty to explore once you hit the waters.


In Malta, the sun shines on average more than 300 days a year. Pair that with clean, perfectly blue water and you have a sailors paradise. Once you’re in the water, take advantage of the history below the water. Divers and snorkelers are all over the map due to the history and sense of exploration that awaits. The deep blue waters hold beautiful caves and wrecks that date back centuries.


The archipelago is made up of three islands, Malta, Gozo, and Comino and three other islands, Cominotto, Filfla, St. Paul's Islands and Fungus Rock that are completely uninhabited. Because it is perfectly situated in center of the Mediterranean, it has an incredibly rich history and some areas have been declared a World Heritage Site. One of the most interesting aspects for sailors is the diverse coast Malta provides. With around 140km of coast, you'll find different types cliffs and scenic views, as well as unique beaches that will only be accessible by boat. Catamaran rentals in Malta will allow you to see the unique viewpoints and give you a different perspective of the area. 



Information on Sailing in Malta


On the technical side, sailing season is typically all year round because of the perfect boating weather. Malta is warm and dry for most of the year, while it's winters are very mild. For most sailing holidays, the usual departure for a yacht charter is La Valette, which situates you perfectly to explore all of Malta. Rent a boat in Sliema an visit all the little islands that are close.


Like most dream sailing destinations, the summers are very long with average sunshine lasting 12 hours a day. In addition to the perfect sunshine, the winds are very stable with smaller storms only occuring in the winter months. If you would like to extend your sailing holidays, explore the option of sailing to Italy. For this cruise, it is recommended to sail for 13 days as you'll have enough time to see Malta and then take the voyage up north. If you would rather visit Malta from Italy, the best option would be to charter a yacht from Sicily and sail south. 


Here at SamBoat, we offer several types of boats for rent in Malta; motorboats, sailboats, RIB’s, catamarans, and luxury yachts. Rent a sailboat in Malta with or without skipper and take advantage of the endless charm in Malta. 


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