Your GoBoat experience
A GoBoat ride should be part of your highlight reel. Enjoy the sights of the city with friends, family and colleagues. The Danish word "hygge" is a major part of the sailing experience.
Our rental boats with a Danish design are equipped with a picnic table in the middle while the electric motor is close to silent. The trip on the water is safe and comfortable while our crew and it systems makes sure to give you a high level of service.
Our boats sail about 3 knots (5-7 km/h). This means you can enjoy each other's company safely and experience the city - regardless of whether you've sailed before or not. No license required.
While sailing is fun for everybody. Our impact on the environment must be as small as possble. We want to ensure that we and our guests respect and live in harmony with the water and environment while enjoying the water.
Our maritime history teaches us that we need to respect the water and environment around us. This respect is something we want to share we you as the sailor. The majority of sustainable initiatives we take care of so you can experience the trip as it's meant to.
We do ask you to do one thing: Please bring home your rubbish and sort it for recycling when you leave. We have bins for recycling at all locations.
Some of GoBoat's sustainable initiatives
- All our boats have electric motors
- Our boats are made responsibly. Some are made of reusable plastic while the newest boats and future ones are made of basalt materials
- The boats have a long life expectancy. Boats from when we opened in 2014 are still in use today
- We buy green electricity or create it ourselves with solar panels
- We sort our own waste and our guests help by sorting their waste adhering to local recycling rules
- We choose the most sustainable products for our shops
Inspiration for your sail trip with GoBoat
What to do when you're out sailing? Since you're out with friends, family or colleaguaes, time flies! But we've put together some ideas on what to do when you're on the water.
Picnic on your boat trip
You can bring your own food and drinks. Or choose the easy way out to book at GoBoat. We'll make sure your drinks and snacks are ready to be packed in a basket you can borrow from us. Either way we ask you to sort your rubbish into our bins when leaving to recycle as much as possible.
Entertainment on board
Be entertained while sailing. Learn something while sailing. GoBoat's entertainment packages are available for kids and adults. Learn about the maritime values or enjoy a quiz in a social setting on the boat. Below are our current packages for adults and kids. Not all packages are available at all locations. Also, check for language availability for each package. We recommend you book your entertainment package when booking your trip to ensure availability.
Entertainment for kids
The Seastar mission
An activity package where the child will learn maritime values and learning to tie maritime knots. You'll also get the opportunity to borrow fish nets to clean up the harbor and thus learn about respecting the water. Read more here.
Incredible Harbor stories
This package is a sightseeing activity at children's level. It's a booklet with crazy and funny stories. The stories are a wonderful mix of facts and free imagination to be read aloud. Also the package has coloring pencils to color in the booklet's pictures. Read more here.
The Viking mission
Made inn collaboration with the National Museum of Denmark, the kids get to write runic signs so that they can decipher secret messages in the booklet like Vikings. In addition, they will learn their real Viking name and how to tie strong knots like the Vikings did. Read more here.
Entertainment for adults
This audio experience that takes you all the way back to 7th century Copenhagen and up to the present day. You'll listen to stories about the Port of Copenhagen during your trip as new audio stories are opened depending on where you are based on your phone's GPS. Read more here.
The GoBoat Challenge
Challenge your fellow sailors on knowledge about the waters from all over the world. Two teams on the boat will battle it out over trivia. Who will win and get bragging rights? Read more here.
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