Messaging an owner

If you would like to ask a boat owner questions before submitting a booking request, you can send a message through the Boatsetter messaging platform.  You must have a verified account in order to message an owner.

Entering payment information is not required to message an owner. Messages are a great way to learn if a boat is a good fit for you.

Sending a message

To send a message, navigate to the boat listing page and scroll down until you see the owner’s profile under “Your crew”. Click “Message Owner” on the right-hand side.

If you message an owner, you will be prompted to fill out details regarding your inquiry. In addition, you will be asked to include a message with information about your desired booking details.


Receiving a message

When you receive a new message, you will see a notification alert on “Messages” within the site navigation bar. Click Messages” to view your conversations. Based on your notification preferences, you may receive additional SMS and email alerts regarding new and unread messages.