PS takes a look at peer-to-peer boat rental companies.
If measured in dollars per hour on the water, the cost of owning a boat can seem an expensive proposition. According to one study, nearly 16 million recreational boats in the U.S. sit unused for 348 days of the year. In a January 2006 article, we looked at fractional ownership as a way to offset costs. Todays burgeoning share economy has opened up another option: peer-to-peer (P2P) boat rental.