Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

While Airbnb, Uber and CouchSurfing are well-known by travelers and vacationers around the world, there is another service that can appeal to open water swimmers, watermen and waterwomen in the United States: Boatbound.

Uber is a technology company in San Francisco that operates local car transportation and food delivery mobile apps in 633 cities worldwide. Airbnb is an online service that enabling people to rent short-term lodging in 191 countries. Couchsurfing provides a platform for members to stay as a guest at someone’s home, host travelers, meet other members, or join an event.

All three are great for vacationers and those who wish to travel economically. Open water swimmers can now add BoatBound to their sharing economy lexicon and service.

BoatBound enables swimmers and coaches to rent powerboats and sailboats, with or without a captain. For boat owners, it also enables you make money renting out your boat.

As its service is described on its website, Boatbound is the largest and fastest growing ‘pier-to-pier’ boat rental marketplace in the world. Over 13 million registered boat owners in the United States can now offset their boat ownership costs by renting their boat to pre-screened, qualified renters. Wherever your next adventures takes you, Boatbound creates safe and unique boat rental experiences at any price.

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