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Motorboat rent Northman yachts 870rEvo in Marina Braunsbedra, Leipziger Neuseeland

Glide at a speed of 18 with this 870rEvo motorboat


Motorboat Northman yachts 870rEvo (2019) 28.54 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

1 cabin 1 bath 4 places 4 berths Marina Braunsbedra (Leipziger Neuseeland)
from $408 /day
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Houseboat rent Custom Hausboot 1 in Yachthafen Ringel, Brandenburg

Fantastic Custom Hausboot 1 houseboat for rent


Houseboat Custom Hausboot 1 (2018) 39.37 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 1 bath 6 places 6 berths Yachthafen Ringel (Brandenburg)
from $459 /day
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Houseboat rent Modell Jetten 41 AC in Lahnstein, Mosel, Moselle River

Discover Moselle River in your Jetten 41 AC houseboat


Houseboat Modell Jetten 41 AC (2014) 41.01 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

3 cabins 2 baths 8 places 6 berths Lahnstein, Mosel (Moselle River)
from $367 /day
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Houseboat rent Modell Jetten 38 AC in Lahnstein, Mosel, Moselle River

Enjoy an original experience with this Jetten 38 AC houseboat


Houseboat Modell Jetten 38 AC (2017) 38.06 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 2 baths 6 places 4 berths Lahnstein, Mosel (Moselle River)
from $335 /day
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Houseboat rent Modell Vacance 1100 in Lahnstein, Mosel, Moselle River

Rent this houseboat and discover the area of Moselle River


Houseboat Modell Vacance 1100 (1997, refit 2017) 36.09 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 2 baths 6 places 6 berths Lahnstein, Mosel (Moselle River)
from $239 /day
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Houseboat rent Custom Hausboot 3 in Yachthafen Ringel, Brandenburg

Enjoy an original experience with this Hausboot 3 houseboat


Houseboat Custom Hausboot 3 (2019) 39.37 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 1 bath 4 places 4 berths Yachthafen Ringel (Brandenburg)
from $245 /day
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Houseboat rent Modell Vacance 1200 in Lahnstein, Mosel, Moselle River

Have an unforgettable holiday on board this Vacance 1200 houseboat


Houseboat Modell Vacance 1200 (1997, refit 2016) 39.37 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

4 cabins 2 baths 8 places 8 berths Lahnstein, Mosel (Moselle River)
from $271 /day
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Houseboat rent  Floss in Hennigsdorf, Berlin, Berlin

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Discover the coast of Berlin in a houseboat with 2 Cabins


Houseboat Floss (2018) 30.51 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 1 bath 4 places 4 berths Hennigsdorf, Berlin (Berlin)
from $167 $159 /day
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Sailing boat rent Hanse Yachts  311 in Marina Kröslin, Baltic Sea - Usedom

Rent this sailing boat and get to know the beaches of Usedom


Sailing boat Hanse Yachts 311 (2002) 31 feet

With or without skipper

2 cabins 1 bath 6 places 6 berths Marina Kröslin (Baltic Sea - Usedom)
from $121 /day
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Yacht rent Delphia Escape 1080S Soley in Baalensee, Brandenburg - Havel

Experience an unforgettable holiday with this Escape 1080S Soley motorboat


Yacht Delphia Escape 1080S Soley (2015) 35.43 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

3 cabins 1 bath 6 places 3 berths Baalensee (Brandenburg - Havel)
from $154 /day
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Sailing boat rent Bavaria  30 Cruiser (2Cab) in Marina Lauterbach, Baltic Sea - Rugen

Feel the sea and the wind on this sailboat with 2 cabins


Sailing boat Bavaria 30 Cruiser (2Cab) (2006) 30.02 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 1 bath 4 places 4 berths Marina Lauterbach (Baltic Sea - Rugen)
from $142 /day
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Houseboat rent Holländischer Werftbau Hausboot in Marina Wolfsbruch, Müritz, Müritz

Discover the coast of Müritz in a houseboat with 3 Cabins


Houseboat Holländischer Werftbau Hausboot (2020) 39.37 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

3 cabins 1 bath 7 places 7 berths Marina Wolfsbruch, Müritz (Müritz)
from $202 $198 /day
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Sailing boat rent Bavaria  34 Cruiser (2Cab) in Marina Lauterbach, Baltic Sea - Rugen

Enjoy a sailing on this 11 m Bavaria Bavaria 34 Cruiser auf Rügen


Sailing boat Bavaria 34 Cruiser (2Cab) (2009) 35.14 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 1 bath 4 places 4 berths Marina Lauterbach (Baltic Sea - Rugen)
from $152 /day
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License free boat rent Holländischer Werftbau Clearwater 5 in Rheinsberg, Müritz, Müritz

Discover the coast of Müritz in your Clearwater 5 boat without a license


License free boat Holländischer Werftbau Clearwater 5 (2021) 42.65 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

3 cabins 2 baths 8 places 6 berths Rheinsberg, Müritz (Müritz)
from $231 /day
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Sailing boat rent Beneteau Oceanis 34 in Altefähr, Rügen, Baltic Sea - Rugen

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Sailboat of 10.34 meters for rent in the Ancora Yachthafen


Sailing boat Beneteau Oceanis 34 (2010) 33.92 feet

With or without skipper

4 cabins 1 bath 7 places 7 berths Altefähr, Rügen (Baltic Sea - Rugen)
from $189 $160 /day
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License free boat rent Holländischer Werftbau Clearwater 4 in Rheinsberg, Müritz, Müritz

Enjoy the sea with this Holländischer Werftbau Clearwater 4 boat without a license


License free boat Holländischer Werftbau Clearwater 4 (2021) 42.65 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

3 cabins 2 baths 8 places 6 berths Rheinsberg, Müritz (Müritz)
from $231 $227 /day
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Houseboat rent Holländischer Werftbau Clearwater in Marina Wolfsbruch, Müritz, Müritz

Enjoy an original experience with this Clearwater houseboat


Houseboat Holländischer Werftbau Clearwater (2020) 39.37 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

3 cabins 1 bath 7 places 7 berths Marina Wolfsbruch, Müritz (Müritz)
from $202 $198 /day
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Houseboat rent  Floss in Hennigsdorf, Berlin, Berlin

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Discover Berlin in your Floss houseboat


Houseboat Floss (2020) 30.51 feet

Without skipper (bareboat)

2 cabins 1 bath 4 places 4 berths Hennigsdorf, Berlin (Berlin)
from $167 $159 /day
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Sailing boat rent Dehler  34 in Altefähr, Rügen, Baltic Sea - Rugen

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Sailboat of 10.7 meters for rent in the Altefähr, Rügen

Sailing boat Dehler 34 (2017) 35.10 feet

With or without skipper

2 cabins 1 bath 4 places 4 berths Altefähr, Rügen (Baltic Sea - Rugen)
from $148 $126 /day
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Boat Rentals in Germany

Germany is one of Europe’s largest countries and boasts a wide variety of landscapes. When visiting this country you can expect to experience tall, sheer mountains in the south and sandy rolling plains in the north. Boat rentals in Germany are probably more popular than you imagined, due to the huge German sailing and boating community within the inland waters and along the coastline. 

There is an abundance of facilities for sailing and leisure boating along the Baltic Sea (Ostsee), North Sea (Nordsee) coastlines of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein and on the many lakes and rivers dotted around the country which makes it the perfect destination for your next sailing adventure!

You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in Germany on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, motorboats, houseboats and yachts in Germany and the rest of the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is possible with selected boats.


How much does it cost to rent a boat in Germany?

The cost of renting a boat in Germany varies greatly depending on a number of different factors including the length of the trip, the number of people, the season and the type of boat.  Below is a list of prices based on boat type.

To rent a licence free boat in Germany, you can expect to pay around $954 per week in high season, and $667 per week in low season.

Houseboat prices start at $642 per week.

For RIB hire, you will pay around $1711 a week in high season but only $1527 per week in low season.

You will pay around $330 a day and $978 a week for jet ski hire during high season, but this price drops to about $269 a day and $855 a week in low season.

To rent a motorboat, you will pay around $703 per week in high season and $641 a week in low season and for yacht hire, you will pay around $2392 per week in high season and $2057 per week in low season.

Sailing boat and gulet prices generally remain fairly consistent year round, with the former starting at about $1069 per week, and the latter at about $1158 per week.


Is it possible to rent a boat in Germany with or without a skipper? 

Yes, it is possible to rent a boat in Germany either with or without a skipper.  However, depending on which boat you pick to charter, you may need a licence to rent without a skipper, so you will need to check the legislation regarding boating licences before going.

Renting with a skipper is perfect for people who want to be guided to all the best places in the area without doing any work.  However, if you are an experienced sailor with the appropriate licence, you should definitely do a bareboat charter in Germany and be the captain of your own boat.


What is the weather like in Germany?

The majority of Germany has a temperate seasonal climate dominated by humid westerly winds. The climate is moderated by the North Atlantic Drift, the northern extension of the Gulf Stream, which most affects the areas bordering the North Sea, and causes an Oceanic climate in the northwest and the north.  Usually, though, Germany is considered to be a year round destination, with warm summers, mild winters and very little frost.  On average, there is 789 mm (31 inches) of precipitation per year and no consistent dry season, although more rain usually falls during the summer months, when temperatures also exceed 30°C (86°F)


When is the best time for boating in Germany?

This can be a difficult question to answer as it very much depends on what activities you want to participate in whilst there.  Generally speaking, you will experience the best weather from May to September but with the good weather comes the tourists and hence higher boat prices.  Some people prefer to escape the tourists and go in the shoulder months of April and October.  During these months, the weather is usually good but without the typical crowds of the summer months.

Surprisingly, winter is not a bad time to go to Germany, but in this season, people will typically rent a houseboat, as temperatures can get quite cold.  During the winter, there are plenty of seasonal activities to take part in, and you can even go to one of the many Christmas markets scattered throughout the country.  These Christmas markets are the perfect place to buy souvenirs or even gifts for your friends and family.


What to do with a boat rental in Germany?

No matter where you hire a boat in Germany, you won’t be stuck for activities to enjoy with your family, friends or your loved one if you have opted for a romantic getaway. For example, if you decide on a boat rental in Müritz, you could try and catch the Müritz Sail, one of the largest sailing regattas on Europe's inland waters

One of our favourite regions for sailing in Germany are the Brandenburg and Mecklenburg waterways. They form an intricate network of lakes and canals in an area made up of forests and farmlands which are simply beautiful. Here you can explore historic palaces, and castles and get lost as you wander around ancient towns. If you love nature then you’ll feel right at home here!

Plauer See, Fleesensee, Kölpinsee and the Müritz form the Mecklenburg Great Lakes. The Mecklenburg Lake District attracts crowds of toursists with varied excursion destinations and leisure activities. In addition to many other destinations, this includes the Müritz National Park, which borders its eastern bank. Rent a boat and discover this natural paradise of more than 320 square kilometers  (123 square miles), which has existed since 1990 and has around 100 lakes. Extensive forests make up about 70% of the area of ​​the national park.

If you rent a boat in Berlin and Brandenburg, you can easily travel to both federal states on beautiful waterways. You can captain your own boat in the area between Ketzin and Potsdam, in front of the gates of Berlin, even if you don’t have a license.  This means that in Brandenburg, many of the lakes and rivers can be discovered by anyone with a chartered houseboat. However, if you want to go to Berlin with your rented boat, you will need a boat license inland.

Unique natural phenomena await you on the Baltic Sea, such as the Wissower Klinken in the Jasmund National Park in Rügen, which you can sail around with a chartered boat. You can also take a trip to Bodden, where cranes and geese greet you in an area of untouched natural beauty. With your boat you can head for the wonderful Baltic Sea islands and port cities in northern Germany. You can even head over to Sweden or Finland if you’ve booked the boat for a long duration.

In the very south of Germany in the northern foothills of the Alps, lies the wonderful Lake Constance with a water surface of 536 km² (around 207 square miles). Once a year the International Lake Constance Week takes place around the port of Constance. During this event, there are numerous sailing regattas and rowing competitions. For four days, enthusiastic sailors and rowers compete in exciting competitions in front of a fantastic mountain backdrop.  Rent a boat and experience this event for yourself from the waterfront.


What are the best ports and sailing areas in Germany?

Regardless of the type of boat you want to rent, there are plenty of fantastic sailing areas for you to enjoy.  A few of the most best sailing areas include:

Some of the best ports to visit during your sailing vacation are:

Of course, there are many more ports and sailing areas that you can visit and we feel sure that you will find the perfect area for you to explore during your boat charter in Germany.


How to get to Germany

Of the commercial airports in Germany, over two dozen of them can be considered international airportsFrankfurt and Munich are the largest airports in Germany with tens of millions of passengers per year. The smaller airports that you may fly into are Zweibrücken Airport and Hanover Langenhagen Airport

Most mainstream airlines fly into Germany such as Lufthansa as well as trips on low-cost and charter airlines such as RyanAir, German Wings, Air Berlin, TUI, and Condor. They also often offer substantial numbers of direct flights to and from cities throughout Germany and the rest of Europe, including France, Switzerland, Spain, and London in the UK.  You can also get direct flights from Canada and the USA.


There is also a very successful program to link air travel to rail travel at certain large hub cities. Currently, high-speed InterCity trains go directly to and from the Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Cologne-Bonn and Stuttgart airports.

If you fancy taking a slightly more adventurous route, you can also get to Germany by train, bus, car and boat from many European countries.

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