Borrow A Boat relaunches innovative sister brand Own A Boat
Borrow A Boat, Britain’s leading boat rental and yacht charter marketplace, has today announced the relaunch of Own A Boat. Originally unveiled in 2019, Own A Boat allows you to purchase a boat through the Borrow A Boat platform, and to place it with one of the platforms trusted charter operator partners, who will rent out the vessel when you’re not using it. In line with its mission to make boating more accessible, inclusive and affordable, the relaunch of this innovative sister brand offers prospective boat owners the chance to fulfil their dreams of purchasing a boat.
Boasting flexible finance options, partnerships with over 1,000 charter companies and the opportunity for charter revenue from day one, Own A Boat offers the industry’s’ most accessible model for boat ownership.
Borrow A Boat CEO, Matt Ovenden, says “The cost of owning a boat is prohibitive for many, so to be able to open up the joy of boating and boat ownership through Own A Boat is a huge privilege.
“The unrivalled combination of flexible finance and through Borrow A Boat, existing partnerships with 1,000+ charter companies, enables owners to not only experience the perks of boat ownership for themselves, but also to earn revenue from the get-go.
“Own A Boat takes all the stress out of the purchasing process and is the natural next step for the wider Borrow A Boat brand. And, on a personal level, we’re looking forward to introducing boating to a whole new audience.”
Founded in 2016 and launched in 2017 by entrepreneur Matt Ovenden, Borrow A Boat has access to over 35,000 vessels in 65+ countries, and offers peer-to-peer listings as well as boat rental through traditional charter companies. On a mission to make boating more accessible, affordable, flexible, and inclusive, Borrow A Boat pioneered peer-to-peer boat charters, helping boat owners generate extra income from their vessel and reducing the high costs of boat ownership, including maintenance costs and marina fees.
For more information on Borrow A Boat, visit www.borrowaboat.com.
For more information on Own A Boat, visit www.borrowaboat.com/own-a-boat