What are the service fees?

A service fee is required of both renters and owners. By paying the stated service fee, renters and owners are covered in the following manners:


  • A service fee will be charged to the boat renter for each rental booked. This fee helps Boatsetter provide a safer and more secure booking experience, as well as dedicated customer support throughout your charter.

Boat Owners 

For all charter/commercially insured boats that meet all USCG standards and regulations as well as state minimum insurance requirements. The commission rate is based on a 12-month rolling calendar year:

  • Rentals 0-10 15% commission
  • Rentals 11-25 12.5% commission
  • Rentals 26+ 10% commission

For all boats insured by Boatsetter through Geico Marine's P2P Policy: 35% commission on all rentals. Policy details can be found here.

For more information on our fee policy, how fees work and additional fees, click here.