SamBoat Announces Expansion Into U.S. Market

Sampling of available boats from SamBoat. Courtesy SamBoat SamBoat, a dominant player in the European boat rental market, recently announced ambitious plans for expansion into the United States. According to SamBoat, the US is considered the largest boating market in the world, with 87.3-million residents involved in boating activities. The company recently set up shop […]

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A Little Town with a Big Personality

Photo Courtesy of Wayne County Tourism A fun town with a big boating presence, Sodus Point is a boater’s paradise situated on a beautiful bay on the southern shores of Lake Ontario. Though the town may be small, it is vibrant. As Yoda would say: “Size matters not.” By Margaret Steiss Sodus Point, New York, […]

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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 […]

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Suntex acquires The Wharf in Marathon

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) has announced the acquisition of The Wharf in Marathon in the Florida Keys and, after a significant investment, will re-launch the property as Ocean View Marina. The new acquisition establishes a significant foothold for Suntex in the Keys following the purchases of Faro Blanco, Caloosa Cove and Garrison Bight within […]

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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 […]

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