GetMyBoat is the largest water experience and boat rental marketplace in the world. The service is similar to Airbnb, but for boats. GetMyBoat features more than one hundred thousand different listing across 9,300 destination in one hundred and eighty-four countries.
The mission of GetMyBoat is to open the boating world up for both boat owners and those wanting to rent boats all over the world. Enthusiasts of boating get the benefits of using a boat in many, many different destinations throughout the world without the headache or expensive cost of ownership of their own boat. The average personal boat is used only eight percent of the entire year. GetMyBoat helps make the ownership of a boat potentially much more affordable with the opportunity of earning additional income from renting out their boat to users of the peer-to-peer boat rental service.
GetMyBoat strives to enrich the lives of people throughout the world with joy and meaningful water and boating experiences. Their mascot, a dolphin by the name of Joy, is the embodiment of fun and playfulness that being on or near the water provides. Joy is also representative of the company’s focus on becoming a champion in the defense and protection of the marine environment.
The peer-to-peer boat rental service known as GetMyBoat offers boats available to charter and rent in 9,300 different locations across more than one hundred and eighty-four countries. The service has listing ranging from yacht and sailboat charters to houseboat and powerboat rentals, and from fishing charters to kayaks and jet skis. GetMyBoat offers just about every boating and water experience anyone can think of.
The thousands upon thousands of boat listings available on GetMyBoat offers people the chance to compare prices to find a boat rental that meets their budget. The peer-to-peer service also has the world’s largest selection of boats available for rent, with 108 thousand different boats in 9,300 destinations and 184 countries. People interested in renting or chartering a boat can conveniently use the GetMyBoat mobile app to search for and book boats in the area.
The GetMyBoat company was created when Raf Collado and Sascha Mornell were out sailing and noticed the large amount of boat that were sitting unused in the marinas. Since Collado was a boat owner, he knew first-hand about the astonishing cost of owning a boat, and thus the idea of a peer-to-peer boat rental service was born. The company has since quickly grown and now has boats available for rent throughout the world. Those interested simply use the mobile app to easily and quickly book these boats, similar to other peer-to-peer services.
Boat owners can use GetMyBoat to create a listing for their boat, communicate with possible boat renters, and set up payment options. The app can also assist with insurance. Boat renters use the mobile app to search for and book available boats in the area. These boat listing consists of everything from powerboats and houseboats to sailboats and personal watercraft. Some listings include boat charters from professional charter companies and individuals (website).