How to rent a motorboat?
Starting from 50€ per day, you can rent motorboats all over the world from both private and professional owners. To rent a boat, simply make a rental request online and confirm your booking. You can sort by the type of activity you need the boat for to be sure that the boat fits your project. On Samboat, you'll be able to find a boat for every project and every budget. Whether you want to rent a motorboat in Spain to see the Costa Brava or see Croatia's beautiful coast, you'll find a motorboat rental that will surely suit your needs.
Do you need a license to rent a motorboat?
You do not need a license to rent a boat if the boat has less than 6 HP or if it is located in some canals or rivers. For example, the Canal du Midi has plenty of boats that do not require a license. When renting a canal boat, you'll have to have some previous experience, but the waters are very calm and the speed is very limited. Also, some countries like Italy and Spain have boats you can rent without a license. Different regulations are in place depending where you want to rent. In France, a coastal or inland license is required for any motorboat over 6hp. If you wish to rent a boat, but don't have a license, you can browse available boats to rent without a license.
It is best to contact a SamBoat advisor or check with the local port authorities before renting a boat without a license. If you don't have a permit, you have several options including renting a boat that doesn't require a license or renting a boat with skipper.
Activities on a motorboat
On Samboat, choose a boat to go fishing or for water sports (skiing or wake-boarding). Sort through smaller motorboats for daily trips to chartering a yacht, the platform offers motorboats for all types of activities and budgets. Beneteau's Barracuda will offer fishing enthusiasts a quality boat while Ocqueteau's Open Abaco will be perfect for a day of water sports. The Zodiac Medline 660 will be perfect for a day spent diving with your friends. The Pacific Craft 500 Open is ideal for day trips, while the Jeanneau Prestige will offer everything necessary for a comfortable outing with your family.
How do find the perfect boat?
Filter the available boats by size, capacity, location, activity, brand and price to find the boat of your dreams. You can also look for sailboat rentals and catamaran charters on Samboat. You'll always be able to find motor boat rentals near me.
Remember when looking for motorboats, you'll have several types that are important to know. For example, in the motorboat family, you can have powered catamarans, RIB's and your classic yachts. Each one serves a specific purpose, but they are all perfect for exploring new coasts and spending time aboard a beautiful boat to fulfil your sailing holidays.