GetMyBoat is the Airbnb for $14,000-a-Day Yachts
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GetMyBoat is the Airbnb for $14,000-a-Day Yachts

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A boat is no casual investment. It’s expensive, difficult to maintain, and often not used nearly as much as one expects. GetMyBoat—a website that can only be described as the Airbnb of boating—knows this, and has founded a business on letting people hit the high seas whenever they want, wherever they may be.

The website boasts boat listings from more than 3,300 locations in 135 countries, from sailboats and kayaks to fishing charters and mega yachts (with a few paddleboats thrown in for family fun). Prices start low—some as inexpensive as $15 per hour of use—and ramp up gradually to $14,000 a day for the fanciest offerings.

So far, the United States is taking the win for most rental locations (specifically San Francisco, Miami, San Diego, and Chicago), followed by Greece. You can list your own boat, too.

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.

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