GetMyBoat: Boat Rentals - Interview with the developer of a fantastic app

Did you have any prior development or coding experience?

I started building software on a professional level in 2012, and 2 years later I started taking interesting Android developer. I've been an Android developer since then and it's been an amazing journey.

What was the most challenging aspect of developing mobile app?

- Ensuring the listing discoverability experience is as smooth as possible

- Keeping up with the ever-changing Android ecosystem

The interview questions were answered by the mobile app developer of GetMyBoat. GetMyBoat is the world's largest marketplace for boat rentals and all types of bookable water experiences. Whether it is a catamaran in California or a kayak in Croatia, we have over 150,000 water experiences in 184 countries that can all be booked on the go right from your phone!

Name a few of your favorite apps and reason you love them.

- Robinhood app: For its clean and simple UI/UX. The process of buying stocks and managing your portfolio is simple and straightforward compared to other products on the market. It has a very beautiful design language that follows Google's Material Design guidelines.

- Meetly app: Has a very beautiful UI and an excellent dark theme

How long have you been working on this app?

I joined the company (GetMyBoat) in November 2016 as an Android developer and I've been working on it since then, so just over 6 years now. Over this period, it has gone through different phases, and it's been great being part of the team taking it through all these different stages.

What need of the user did you have in mind when developing this app?

There aren't a lot of products on the market for discovering experiences on the water so our goal is to ensure that the process of discovering, making a booking and communicating with the owner/renter needs to be as seamless as possible.

In what way do you think your app is better than similar apps on the market? Please describe in detail what innovation you think you bring and what you are proud of in your app.

Simplicity. We make sure that minimal effort/steps are required to perform actions in the app.

What are your future plans and expected features of the coming new versions of this app?

To continue to make it easy for people to get on the water. (can't announce any specific features but all upcoming work. )

Assuming new users of your app are reading this page. What do you want to ask them to do (contact you about X, Share the app, etc.)?

We are constantly improving and adding new features to the app. Give it a try and find water-based experiences near you, please share it with your friends and family.

GetMyBoat: Boat Rentals

About App:

Incredible on-the-water travel and outdoor experiences start with GetMyBoat. Find boat rentals, charters, small watercraft, tours, lessons and adventures in any worldwide waterway. Discover the beauty of the marine environment in your own backyard or on your next vacation. Book boat rentals for big events, small groups of family and friends, or for a special date with your significant other. Browse faraway destinations or places nearby and get out on the water. Own a watercraft? Start earning money with boating experiences for visitors and guests.

GetMyBoat makes water experiences accessible to everyone. Whether you want to snorkel with sea turtles in Sardinia, kayak in California, catamaran in Croatia, or bachelorette yacht party in Barcelona, we make it simple to find and organize your next adventure on the water.

USA & Canada - Wakeboard the Great Lakes or cruise the coastline, from Seattle to San Diego, Miami to NYC and everything in between.
France & Italy - Rent a RIB on the French Riviera or tour the Amalfi coast in a Motor Yacht.
Greece & Croatia - Sail the Sea of Crete or kayak on River Korana.
Caribbean & Mexico - Go sports fishing in St. Vincent or host a dock party in Cancun.


Getting on the water is easy:
• 150,000 water experiences in 184 countries.
• Search any destination worldwide or browse nearby.
• Message the owner directly to plan and price your experience.
• Compare quotes and options.
• Book and pay securely online.

Start making more money for your business or offset costs of your privately owned boats and watercraft.
• Easily create a free listing. Describe the experience with photos, pricing, and features.
• Travellers will find and contact you directly with dates, group size, and other essential information.
• Customize the pricing and details for each booking on the fly.
• Use built-in messaging to chat and manage your bookings.
• Quick online payments with built in fraud protection straight to your bank account.

It's not just about yachts, GetMyBoat offers every type of water experience for every occasion. Jet Skis, Pontoon boats and wakeboard boats are perfect for your day time get-togethers with friends and family. Houseboats, Catamarans, and overnight charters can be your floating vacation accommodation and mobile homebase on your next vacation. Whale watching, canal cruises, diving tours and fishing charters are a great way to enhance your itinerary, while motor yachts provide a luxurious platform for an extra-special event. Outdoor activities big and small are available everywhere with GetMyBoat.

Categories: Travel & Local

Date: May 28, 2023

Developer: GetMyBoat

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