Tag Archives: Boatsetter

Boatsetter reports 200% rise in bookings

Consumers are increasingly opting for staycations and on-demand experiences on-the-water, according to new data from Boatsetter, a marketplace for on-water experiences and boat rentals in the United States. Boatsetter, which offers over 50,000 boat listings in 700 locations globally, saw a 200% increase in bookings year over year, with staycations, instant booking, and multi-day bookings as key factors in this growth ...

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Boatsetter reports a significant rise in boat rentals

Boatsetter reports a significant uptick in experience-driven rentals this summer as more and more Americans seek time outdoors with family and friends. The company reported triple digit growth in the number of trips completed so far this year compared to the same time last year, as well as a 50% increase in the number of boats listed for rent. Boatsetter ...

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Boatsetter launches Boatsetter Academy, expands on-water experiences

Boatsetter academy

In time for National Fishing and Boating Week June 4-12, Boatsetter, a peer-to-peer boat rental platform in the U.S., announced it has more than 50,000 boat listings available for rent in more than 700 locations. Since commercially launching in 2014, Boatsetter has grown steadily in support of its mission to provide boating and on-the-water experiences for everyone, everywhere. Through its simple online ...

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Boatsetter partners with owners to preserve waterways

Waterway cleanup

The Boatsetter Grant Program launched as a way to engage the Boatsetter community and shine a spotlight on nonprofits doing work in waterway conservation. The program is an extension of Boatsetter’s mission to enable great experiences on the water and preserve the nation’s waterways for the future enjoyment of all. Boatsetter owners were able to nominate 501(c)3 organizations in their communities to ...

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Boatsetter Owners Can Earn Money Through Referrals

Boat owners who share their vessels through the peer-to-peer rental marketplace Boatsetter, can make up to $350 by referring a friend. Current registered owners share a personalized web link with friends via social media or text message. They can also import their contacts into a convenient online email form and use the pre-written message. For each new boat listing that ...

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Boatsetter makes key executive appointments

Boatsetter, the online peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace, has made two executive-level appointments. Christian Martinez has been named chief operating officer and Julien Geffriaud, chief growth officer. Jaclyn Baumgarten, CEO and company co-founder, made the announcement. Reporting to the CEO, Martinez oversees Boatsetter's day-to-day business operations and long-term strategy and goals. He will direct traditional, digital, programmatic, mobile and eCommerce corporate ...

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Endeavor taps Boatsetter for global entrepreneur network

South Florida startup Boatsetter has been selected as an Endeavor Miami Entrepreneur. An international selection panel met in Miami from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13 to complete the award selection process, which also included two other companies - Entic and Mediconecta, said Laura Maydón, managing director of Endeavor Miami. As an Endeavor Entrepreneur, Boatsetter now has access to global talents, ...

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Boatsetter positioned for future growth with recent consolidation

The boat sharing marketplace has experienced consolidation over the past two years. In 2015, Boatsetter and Cruzin announced they were merging companies, under the Boatsetter name with Cruzin’s look and feel. And last month, Boatsetter acquired Boatbound. With the newest acquisition, Boatsetter will be doubling its inventory and entering new markets. “Our mission is to make boating available to anyone, ...

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Boatsetter acquires Boatbound, prepares for international expansion

Boatsetter has acquired fellow boat sharing marketplace, Boatbound. The announcement comes as the company extends its Series A round, adding $4.75 million in funding to the $13 million the company raised in December 2016. Key investors of the most recent round include The Valley Fund and The Venture City. Acquiring Boatbound is a key step for Boatsetter as the company begins ...

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Boatsetter partners with GoFree

Boatsetter announced that it is partnering with GoFree – the provider of digital content and services and part of the Navico family of marine electronics brands including Lowrance, Simrad and B&G. The peer-to-peer boat rental company selected GoFree Track and GoFree Vessel solutions as the recommended vessel tracking and remote management solution for its global network of owners. GoFree Track is ...

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