Rental houseboats without a license in France and Europe

Allemand Anglais Français

8/9 + 1 people


Departure bases

South : Colombiers, Carcassonne, Homps, Carnon

Grand West : Chenillé-Changé, Le Mans

  • Characteristics
  • Equipment
  • Services

Characteristics of the boat

Classic fleet, category 5

4 cabins + lounge cabin

2 front cabins: the choice betwen two single berths or a double berth
Rear cabin portside: 2 bunk beds
Rear cabin starboard side: 1 double berth + possible for a child to sleep in a bunk bed
Lounge: seat convertible to a double berth
Sanitary equipment: three showers / three WCs

14 m x 3,85 m - 2 steering positions.
Minimum height in the lounge : 1.98m and in the cabins : 1.90m.
Bow thruster


Inside equipment of the boats

  • complete boat equipment
  • completely fitted with WC's, shower and wash-hand basin
  • a kitchen with cooker, oven, sink and fridge
  • complete household: crockery, cutlery, pans...
  • beds with sheets, pillows, pillow cases, blankets or duvets
  • heating system
  • Some boats are equipped with a 220V shore

Outside equipment of the boats

  • deck furniture with table and chairs
  • bimini or parasol



  • cleaning of the boat at the end of the cruise
  • FPP Travel food hamper
  • cancellation insurance
  • Cruise plus insurance
  • Liberty Pack
  • car transfer
  • bicycle
  • fishing rod (available in some bases)
  • towel set to rent (available in some bases)
  • tea towels set to rent (available in some bases)
  • green cleaning set (available in some bases)
  • 220V converter (available in some bases)

Rates of Pénichette 1400 FB

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Hourly navigation rate: this includes the fuel consumption and technical supplies. It is invoiced per engine hour: count more or less 5 to 6 hours per day of navigation. This rate is given as a rough guide. It can fluctuate with the price of fuel. In certain bases, it is possible to buy à fuel package: contact the commercial service.


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