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Your Fort Lauderdale Air and Sea Show boat rental will get you front + center!

Written by Boatsetter Team
December 26, 2017

Last Updated on August 17, 2023 by Boatsetter Team

Instead of being caught in the crowds at the beach, catch this year’s aeronautical acts at the Fort Lauderdale Air and Sea Show from your own private boat rental with Boatsetter, an international peer-to-peer boat rental service, May 5-6.

Aircraft enthusiasts can enjoy the festivities with a great water view and jump into a whole new air show experience as the show returns to South Florida after a two-year absence.

Owning a boat is no longer necessary to enjoy events like the Fort Lauderdale Air Show. Boatsetter, which connects boat owners to renters, provides new boating options for those who desire an on-the-water experience but do not want to take on boat ownership.

“Boatsetter is a full-service company providing an unforgettable experience on the water that is available to everyone and all they have to do is get online, search, connect and then set sail,” said Pablo Vidal, chief marketing officer of, which combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber. “Boatsetter is not just a boat rental company, we provide an unforgettable experience, which includes enjoying the Fort Lauderdale Air and Sea Show with friends on a luxury boat.”

Air show attendees can have a whole different experience by gathering up a group of friends, renting a boat and enjoying performances by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet, a U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier, a Canadian Air Force CF-18 and the first civilian air show performance of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

If travelers are looking for something out of the ordinary while in Fort Lauderdale for the air show, forget the typical hotel rooms and consider staying on the 30-foot “Scotch n Water” Crownline luxury boat. Host a party on a Boatsetter boat and at the end of the day, you’ll have a place to stay, as the boat sleeps up to six people. The boat provides cooking capabilities, a refrigerator and freezer, a toilet, drinking water, air conditioning, freshwater wash down and more.

Boatsetter recommends reserving a boat with a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain and before getting underway to have all boaters to file a float plan with a family member or friend, have all of the proper and required safety equipment, wear their life jackets and never operate a vessel under the influence of alcohol or another substance. For those attending the air show via boat, they have designated an off-limit space

“Boatsetter has pioneered and secured the industry-leading insurance policy for peer-to-peer boating market and we are ahead of any competitor,” explained Vidal. “We have the best-in-class insurance which covers our customers the United States and through all locations internationally.”

Book your Fort Lauderdale Air Show Boat Rental today for the best seats in the house!

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