Pirate Ships Aren’t Just for Pirates — Set Sail This Halloween with GetMyBoat Aboard a Tall Ship for a Haunted Holiday

San Francisco, CA, October 29, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Tired of the same old trick-or-treating and bobbing for apples this Halloween? Dig into your costume chest, don your best Captain Jack Sparrow costume, and book a pirate ship, a classic schooner, or a tall ship for you and your crew. GetMyBoat, the world’s largest and fastest growing boat-sharing marketplace, is seeing a dramatic increase in boats booked for celebrations and holidays — and Halloween is one of them. Classic adventures make all the difference in creating a unique, exciting, and memorable experience for all ages. GetMyBoat recommends these top ten pirate ships to channel your inner swagger.

1. Square rigger in Sydney, Australia
2. Lord Nelson tall ship in Wellington, New Zealand
3. The White Pearl in Boston, Massachusetts
4. The Black Galleon in Honolulu, Hawaii
5. Black Dragon in South Padre Island, Texas
6. Tall ship boatel in San Diego, California
7. Schooner in Bali, Indonesia
8. Pirate Adventure in Bazil
9. Black Rose in Aposelemis, Greece
10. Sea Gypsy II in Brick, New Jersey

“Reservations are continually coming in for weddings, bachelorette and bachelor parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and even engagements. Any holiday is a great opportunity to get out on the water and celebrate in a new way,” says Bryan Petro, CIO at GetMyBoat. “From the United States and Australia to the United Kingdom and beyond, we expect to see a surge in Halloween bookings.”

In 2015, $7 billion was spent and 157 million people celebrated Halloween in the United States (NRF’s 2015 Halloween Consumer Spending Survey). Enthusiasm is at an all-time high and 2015 predictions are similar. Halloween is observed worldwide with parades, songs, parties, and concerts. An ever-evolving and changing need for exciting venues for participants both young and old brings GetMyBoat into the picture. Pirates are ranked as number 6 among the most popular Halloween costumes and 2015 is the year to bring your inner Captain Hook to life.

About GetMyBoat
GetMyBoat is the world's largest and fastest growing community-driven boat rental and charter marketplace. Boat owners can rent or charter their underutilized watercraft on GetMyBoat — from kayaks to catamarans, powerboats to sailboats — in more than 143 countries. Boaters browse watercraft that meet their specifications and budget, then reserve online or via GetMyBoat’s app for Android or iOS. With 40,000 watercraft listed, GetMyBoat offers amazing on-the-water experiences for seasoned sailors and new boaters alike.
Kira Maixner