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 in France for the perfect vacation.
By hiring a boat, you will be able to enjoy a dream cruise around the wonders of Marseille and the Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur region. Between the creeks, the cornice and the specific charm of Marseille, this city is the ideal destination for sailing. With 24 marinas, Marseille has plenty of space to moor your boat. For a simple night at the quayside, or a long stay, do not hesitate to contact the harbour master offices in order to organise your arrival. The port of Sausset-les-Pins, located between Cap Couronne and Cap Méjean, can accommodate up to 524 boats, 42 of which are reserved for visitors.
The port of Carry-le-Rouet, located further south, has a capacity of 559 berths, 30 of which are dedicated to welcoming visitors. The Old Port of Marseille, located in the heart of the city centre, has 3200 spaces, including 30 for its visitors.
If you are planning to charter a yacht the average price for a sailboat is around 300€/day and for catamarans is around 400€/day. Keep in mind that if you are planning to rent a boat with a skipper, the price of that is sometimes additional! There is a huge variety of boats available to rent for a day in Marseille. The price of the boat depends on the type and your needs. Plan your day and activities in advance to guarantee to find the perfect boat for you!
Given that Marseille is a very popular holiday destination, there are plenty of boats available to rent. Keep in mind that during high season in the summer there are many tourists in the city, so we recommend to book in advance to ensure the perfect boat for you. When it comes to renting a boat for a day, the choice is huge in terms of the type of boat and the price range. Plan your activities in advance to find the most suitable boats for you!
If you are planning to rent a boat in Marseille, it is recommended to have an ICC, but is not mandatory. If you are chartering a yacht, you’ll be asked about your previous experience. However, if you are planning to rent a motorboat, it is mandatory to have a valid license.
If you don’t have enough experience or don’t feel comfortable renting a bareboat, there is an option to rent a boat with a skipper. In that case, you can sit back and enjoy your holiday. Let the local skipper show you the most beautiful spots to explore by boat in Marseille.
Set sail for the Phocaean city that will seduce you with its authenticity and maritime charm. Marseille is full of small natural treasures whose reputation are second to none. The city includes the beaches of Prado, Catalans and Pointe Rouge allowing you to combine tranquillity, wild beauty and numerous water activities. By renting a boat in Marseille, you will discover the city under a new eye. By sailing aboard a sailboat or motorboat, you will enjoy hidden corners of Marseille under the abundant sun, unknown to the general public.
When heading to Marseille, there is an abundance of activities to partake in. Before hitting the waters, you should stop by the national park of the Calanques. To admire the history of the city, head to the Castle of If and also the port of Marseille to see some historical beauties. If you're looking for a trip that is not on the main sights of the French Riviera, you can take your boat to Toulon. This area will be a bit more quiet, but will be as beautiful as the rest.
Enjoy the other anchorages that the magnificent coast offers thanks to the rental of a semi-rigid boat adapted to sail between the creeks and head towards the pretty Provençal port of Cassis, a few hours' sailing time away. Let yourself be amazed by the turquoise water creeks such as En Vau - renowned for the beauty of its high cliffs - Sormiou and Morgiou, in the heart of the national park. Not far from Marseille, you can also sail from Cassis and see another historic city with beautiful views.
Not far from Cassis and Marseille is the city of Saint Tropez, which contains a majestic natural heritage and a well known lifestyle due to it's yacht culture. You can charter a yacht in La Ciotat and head to Marseille or sail from Marseille, which is a really quick trip. Renting a boat in Cap d'Agde is also a good way to discover this beautiful country.