Former Miami Dolphin Jason Taylor Partners with Award-Winning Boat Sharing Startup Boatsetter
Aventura, FL –OCTOBER 20, 2015 – South Florida-based, Boatsetter, leader in the boat sharing economy, announced a new partnership with one of the NFL’s biggest stars — hometown favorite and former Miami Dolphin, Jason Taylor.
Taylor is taking an active role in helping to shape Boatsetter’s business model; Taylor will assist with client recruitment and will be joining the Boatsetter advisory board, along with acting as company spokesperson. Taylor will be making a number of appearances on behalf of Boatsetter in the coming months, adding his star power to promotional events throughout Florida. Boatsetter is counting on Taylor to bring its boatsharing concept to fans who may be new to boating.
As a former Pittsburgh resident, Taylor didn’t become interested in boating until he moved to South Florida. “I didn’t grow up around boats, but boating has become a passion of mine,” said Taylor. “I like the fact that Boatsetter has created a way for anyone to have the opportunity to experience boating.”
Taylor is an avid boater and the perfect fit for the Boatsetter mission of making boating experiences accessible to everyone.
“Our team is excited to be partnering with Jason Taylor,” said Boatsetter co-founder Andy Sturner. “I’m thrilled that Jason will be taking an active role in helping to shape our business model. He knows boating inside and out and has been on both sides of the business. He is a great role model and a real friend to our organization.”
“As a shareholder in the company Taylor is invested in the business bringing his business acumen to our team.”
ABOUT JASON TAYLOR
Jason Taylor is a legendary defensive end that played in the NFL for 15 seasons. During that time, he made six ProBowl appearances and was awarded the 2007 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year – an honor that recognizes players for their achievements on and off the field. After retiring from the NFL, Taylor continued to entertain television audiences as a celebrity contestant on “Dancing with the Stars” and as ananalyst for both ESPN and NBC Sports.In 2004, he alsofounded the Jason Taylor Foundation, which has provided over $5,000,000 inprograms and services to more than 40 organizations dedicated to helping children.
Headquartered on both coasts, San Francisco and South Florida, Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter merged with Cruzin in September 2015 creating the category leader by offering the only complete solution in the P2P boat sharing market. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience where everyone wins: Captains get more work, boat owners offset the cost of ownership while their boats get the necessary regular exercise, and boaters can enjoy getting out on the water onboard privately owned boats at competitive prices. Boatsetter has thousands of boats, the largest network of marina partners in the country, the largest network of captains and offers the best insurance and on-water assistance in the business. To learn more about the company, please visit: www.boatsetter.com.