GoBoat in Kingston

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. FYI: GoBoat was previously know in Washington as Float DC.

Press contact and trip reviews

Would you as a journalist like to get in touch with GoBoat USA? Please contact Maurisa. We are happy to talk about the GoBoat experience in the US cities 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 Maurisa for interviews etc. Please go to GoBoat Australia, GoBoat UK or GoBoat Denmark/Germany/Sweden 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.

Eric Ziengs CMO GoBoat Boat Rental

Maurisa Turner Potts
PR representative

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 as a co-counder.

Anders Ekelund GoBoat Boat Rental

Anders Ekelund Mørck
Co-founder of GoBoat USA and GoBoat

Anders typically talks about the business aspects of GoBoat in the US and internationally as he is co-founder of GoBoat and GoBoat USA.

GoBoat at a glance

GoBoat was started in 2014 in Copenhagen by 3 Danes. They still own the company. In 2023 GoBoat USA was opened in Washington, DC, and at National Harbor, MD, as a joint venture between GoBoat and Lavert Philips who operated Fload DC. Float DC has been rebranded to GoBoat at the Wharf, DC. Float DC was started in 2020 in DC.

GoBoat operates at the Wharf, DC and National Harbor, MD. We also operate in Denmark, Sweden and Germany 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 1,2 mio people have sailed in a GoBoat

GoBoat numbers

  • Boats in the USA: 20
  • Boats worldwide: 200
  • Employees in USA: 5 (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.

Float DC by GoBoat sailing

The Wharf, DC

Friends sailing GoBoat Odense

National Harbor, MD

GoBoat logo

Logo & illustrations

Recent international articles