Ex-Soviet sub for rent! Underwater adventures available to aspiring boaters.
Boatsetter, an international peer-to-peer boat sharing company, similar to Uber and AirBnB, announced on Friday the addition of a retired Soviet submarine to their rental fleet. Ex-Soviet Sub for rent - Book it today. Hurry the calendar's filling up fast! Beginning on April 1, 2016, the cold war era submarine will be available for rent alongside the company’s already expansive fleet of over 2,500 boats. The Красный апреля, or Krasnyy Aprelya, is a Russian, Kilo class submarine that spans 230 feet and is powered by two 1000 KW diesel engines. According to the submarine’s captain Den Durakov, the vessel is fully equipped for voyages up to 45 days and comfortably sleeps up to 30 passengers. For safety reasons, most of the submarine’s arsenal of torpedoes have been removed or deactivated. “We can’t imagine a more memorable experience than to spend a day on an ex-soviet submarine,” said Pablo Vidal, chief marketing officer of Boatsetter. “We already provide our customers with the ability to enjoy a day on the water, so it only made since to find a way for them to enjoy a day underwater.” Check out the interior of this baby: Boatsetter boasts the most expansive listing of captained boats in the world and provides their users with an industry-leading insurance policy. Always putting safe family fun first, the Miami-based company offers 24-hour emergency assistance to all of their customers while out on the water. Those who are interested in learning more about Boatsetter services or finding the best boat for their next outing should visit www.boatsetter.com.