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Boatsetter Selects Backbone Media as Public Relations Partner

February 1, 2022

The industry-leading boat rental platform makes boating accessible by connecting owners, captains, and renters.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – The global leader in online peer-to-peer boatrentals, Boatsetter, has partnered with Backbone Media for PR efforts. Founded in 2012 by Jaclyn Baumgarten with the goal of democratizing the boating experience, Boatsetter aims to make boating affordable and accessible to anyone by connecting boat owners and licensed captains to pre-screened, qualified renters.

Through its innovative partnership with Geico and BoatUS, Boatsetter is the only insured peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the U.S. that includes insurance for owners, captains, and renters. Boatsetter offers renters and owners access to the largest database of United State Coast Guard-certified Captains, making it possible for those with no prior boating experience to enjoy spending time on the water. Although the majority of listed boats are in North America, Boatsetter has a fast-growing presence around the world.

“We bridge the boating world in a way it has never been connected before. Whether you’re looking for a boat rental for a day or a week-long charter, we provide the largest marketplace for any boating experience, with over 20,000 boats in over 600 locations to choose from” says founder and CEO Baumgarten.

Over 15,000 of those rentals are in the United States and Canada, with Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America rounding out the rest. There is also a robust network of over 2,300 Captains registered with the online boat rental company.

About Boatsetter

Since its inception in 2012, Boatsetter has made boating affordable and accessible for a veritable sea of first-time boaters—500,000 and counting—simply by providing an easy way to connect qualified renters, boat owners, and licensed captains. As a result, Boatsetter became the country’s leading boat rental community. With more than 20,000 boats in over 600 locations worldwide, chances are good there’s an available boat near you. Whether it’s a short sail around the bay, a day-long fishing excursion, or a week-long island-hopping charter, Boatsetter offers unique on-the-water experiences for everyone and every budget.

For more information about Boatsetter, please direct inquiries to Bobby Lea at bobby.lea@backbone.media.