By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published May 08, 2023 at 7:45 PM

In Milwaukee, we have dozens of awesome boat rentals and experiences like pontoon, jet ski and kayak rentals, fishing and sailing charters and more. 

Renting a boat is a unique way to celebrate summer events like birthday parties, bachelor(ette) parties, family reunions, anniversaries and corporate outings.

It also allows us to experience the lake or river from the lake or river – which is an invigorating and inspiring perspective. 

Thus, this new-to-Wisconsin app, GetMyBoat, makes finding the right water vessel a breeze. And there are many to choose from – if it floats, it's rentable.

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"Our mission is to make boat rentals more accessible and affordable," says Val Streif of GetMyBoat. "My favorites are the budget-friendly options, which there's no shortage of in Wisconsin."

For boat owners, GetMyBoat also offers an opportunity to monetize the watercraft when not using it. It's free to join the GetMyBoat platform as an owner; fees are taken only when a booking is made. 

GetMyBoat launched in San Francisco in 2013 and today has over 150,000 listings in 184 countries covering 9,300 destinations.

"Anywhere in the world, from California to Croatia to Cudahy, people can easily search, find, book and experience the joy of being on the water," says Streif.

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Go here for more information about GetMyBoat.

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.