General information 

Boating season has begun! 

During the “Gentse feesten “  (19/07/2024-28/07/2024)  it is forbidden for all boat rental companies to navigate in the center of Ghent. The Leie remains navigable.

If you wish to navigate, please make a reservation through the site. Due to weather conditions, we are not open every day.

Sailing with captain

You sail with the Minerva boats. However, it is also possible to sail with a captain.

Sailing with captain at Minerva Ghent

To sail with the boats and luxury sloops of Minerva Boat Company. you do not need a boating license and no experience is required. The minimum age is 18 years.

Competent staff is available for all useful information, advice and instructions.

However, if you prefer not to sail yourself, it is possible to hire a captain for € 30 per hour on top of the boat rental. 
Attention, on public holidays the rental price is € 60 per hour.

This must be requested at least 24 hours in advance.


Captain is not possible for standard and cabrio boats.

Looking for a luxury yacht with a captain? You can contact Bart from Cruise 4 Two for this.

Cruise 4 Two offers sailing trips in and around Ghent and has a number of luxury yachts sailing. A maximum of 12 people can sail on each yacht. If you are interested, please contact Bart directly.

Cruise 4 Two 
+32 475 49 63 38

Book your boat trip now!

Minerva has a fleet of dozens of boats and luxury sloops. Due to the crowds, we advise you to book in time. This way you can be sure that there are enough boats available for all your friends.

Book your boat now!