Friday, August 12, 2016
OnBoat.co Launches Boat Charter Marketplace
Marina Del Rey-based OnBoat.co says it has launched a new, online boat charter marketplace, aimed at connecting users with boat charters. According to OnBoat.co, it is offering up access to boat rentals in San Francisco, San Diego, Newport Beach, Miami, Cancun, with plans to expand to Hawaii, Australia, and elsewhere. The marketplace appears to currently feature mostly professional charter operators--with pre-set tour plans and captains, although OnBoat.co said it wants to allow owners of boats to to generate income and offset owner expenses, more in line with the Airbnb model. OnBoat was founded by Kevin Wang, Ben Wang, and, Marc Andelman.