GoBoat in Kingston

Christoffer Strange

News Room

This page is for journalists, bloggers etc who are interested in communicating about GoBoat. Our pictures and press releases are available here. And you can contact us for further information. You can also subscribe to our press releases and company news.

Eric Ziengs CMO GoBoat Boat Rental

Eric Ziengs
Chief Marketing Officer

Press contact and trip reviews

Would you as a journalist like to get in touch with GoBoat? Please contact Eric. We are happy to talk about the GoBoat experience in the US (as well as Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Italy) we operate in, our business in general (worldwide, our brand/concept), experiences on the water, tourism and other relevant areas. Below you can find the spokes people. Please contact Eric for interviews etc. Please go to GoBoat Australia or GoBoat UK for the local press contacts there.

Do you want to review a GoBoat trip? We have reduced fares for journalists, bloggers etc. Please fill out this form and we'll get back to you soon - most often the same day.

Spokes people

Kasper Eich-Romme GoBoat Boat Rental

Lavert Philips
Co-founder of GoBoat USA, CEO

Lavert typically talks about the products and services of GoBoat, our day to day work, safety and general news and the history of GoBoat USA and previous Float DC as a co-counder.

Anders Ekelund GoBoat Boat Rental

Anders Ekelund Mørck
CEO & Co-founder

Anders typically talks about the business aspects of GoBoat USA and international as well as as a co-founder the history of GoBoat.

Sara Kæstel Operations Manager GoBoat Boat Rental

Eric Ziengs

Eric typically talks about the products and services of GoBoat, our day to day work, safety and general news.

Boat rental at Islands Brygge in Copenhagen GoBoat

GoBoat at a glance

GoBoat was started in 2014 in Copenhagen by 3 Danes, Anders, Kasper and Carl. They still own the company. Starting with 8 electric rental boats, now there are about 60 boats in Denmark end about 200 worldwide with 20 in the US.

GoBoat operates at the Wharf in Washington, DC and Gaylord, MD in the US.

We also operate in Sweden and Germany, Italy as well as the UK and Australia. We are constantly growing but keep our focus on opening the water for everyone.

In 2022 worldwide more than 65.000 times a GoBoat was booked. Each boat fits 8 people. On average 5 people sail in a boat. That means about 325.000 people sailed with GoBoat in 2022. Since it's start more than 1,5 mio people have sailed in a GoBoat.

GoBoat numbers

  • Boats in the USA: 20
  • Boats worldwide: 200
  • Employees in the USA: 10 (seasonal and full time)
  • Employees worldwide: 200 (seasonal and full time)
  • Bookings in 2022 worldwide: 65.000

Get even more details about GoBoat here.


The pictures, logos and graphics below can be used in media, by bloggers, influencers and GoBoat partners. If that's not you, please ask for permission before using the assets. GoBoat has the usage rights to the assets. When a photographer name is written next to a picture, you must credit this person when you use the asset.

The Wharf, DC

Friends sailing GoBoat Odense

The Gaylord, MD

GoBoat logo

Logo & illustrations

Briefly about GoBoat

Since 2014, the Danish experience company GoBoat has sent guests on the water, both nationally and internationally. The concept is boat rental of smaller electric picnic boats where pleasant experiences, quality time and Danish design are important keywords.

GoBoat creates unique overall experiences and unforgettable memories in a safe and comfortable setting with a high level of service. GoBoat's mission is to make the water more accessible to everyone.

GoBoat is located in The Wharf, Washington, DC and at the Gaylord, MD. Internationally we are in in Germany, USA, Australia, England and Sweden. There is space for 8 people in each boat - safety vests are included. The boats sail approx. 3-4 knots (3-5 m/h) with a picnic table in the middle.

The shorter version about GoBoat

Danish GoBoat has been renting out electric picnic boats to guests both nationally and internationally since 2014. GoBoat offers unique overall experiences and unforgettable memories in safe and comfortable surroundings. There is room for 8 people in each boat - safety vests are included. The boats sail approx. 3-4 knots (5-7 km/h) with a picnic table in the middle.

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