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Five reasons to hire a boat in Porto


  • Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal and is on the northwest coast.


  • The best season for sightseeing and sailing in Porto is during spring when the weather is mild, and the winds are favourable for sailing. For travellers who like water activities, it is recommended to visit during the summer and sail to the Algarve, where the best beaches are.


  • If you rent a boat in Porto, you can easily sail to the north of Spain as well as to France. 


  • The Azores are an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, rent a boat in Porto and make an itinerary to sail to these wonderful islands. 


  • Porto has four well-equipped marinas with various moorings. These are Marina Porto Atlântico Leixões, Marina do Freixo, Marina da Póvoa and Douro Marina.


Pricing and information about hiring a boat in Porto


Boat rental prices in Porto depend on the type of boat and the season. Prices during the low season the prices for sailboats start from 290 euros.


Boat rentals in Porto are very popular during the summer, we suggest you book two months in advance. At SamBoat, you will find a variety of boats available in Portugal. Choose the best one for your needs.

Do you need a license to rent a boat in Porto?


If you want to rent a boat in Portugal, you must follow the regulations. You will need to have a licence if you wish to rent a boat over 15 m in length and with a maximum speed of 12 km/h. Licences belonging to the European Union will be accepted by the Portuguese authorities. It is recommended that you bring with you a nautical curriculum vitae explaining your previous sailing experience and the types of boats you have sailed.


If you do not have a licence, you can rent any of the boats in our catalogue with a skipper. Skippers are trained to drive a boat while you relax in the company of your group of friends.


Things to do in Porto


⚓ Porto is full of vineyards, visit one of them and taste the exquisite wine of the region.

⚓ One of Porto's most famous landmarks is the Clérigos Tower. It is a tower with more than 200 steps that was built in 1700.

⚓ View Ribeira district, one of the most popular areas of Portugal. During the day, you can walk along the docks and enjoy the view. In the evening, have a drink in one of the many establishments.

⚓ Porto is a city rich in culture, you can find a variety of museums. Visit the national museum or the museum of music both museums are beautiful and very cultural.


Practical information 


Language: Portuguese

Currency: euro

Porto is an easy city to reach, its airport welcomes domestic and international airlines. You can also get there by car or by high-speed train from the main cities of Portugal. If you are in Lisbon, you can rent a boat and sail to this beautiful city.

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