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Beds on Board it with MDL Marinas - the world's first sharing economy and marina group partnership is here!

We are excited to announce that Beds on Board has partnered with MDL, Europe's leading marine operator, to offer an exclusive Beds on Board Managed Service.

Announced at the Southampton Boatshow 2017, the new fully managed service means that owners berthing in any of MDL's marinas, will be able to rent out their boats through bedsonboard.com, and that guests looking for alternative accommodation will be well looked after by marina staff.

Dean Smith, Commercial Director at MDL Marinas, commented: “Within the tourism industry there is a growing appetite for alternative, unique accommodation and we’re thrilled to offer our members access to this audience through our partnership with Beds on Board. The platform will offer our members a hassle-free, safe and fully-managed approach to book out accommodation on their yachts, helping our members to create additional value through their boat ownership.

“At MDL Marinas our unshakeable benchmark is to maintain a leading position within the industry, so it is essential we continue to evolve and provide access to services such as Beds on Board. Our dynamic network of marinas across the UK and Europe are situated in a variety of stunning locations, affording users of Beds on Board the opportunity to experience a stay on the water and see the local area from a novel perspective.”

This exciting partnership helps boat owners offset their costs and offers guests amazing experiences in great locations. 

MDL staff will greet guests who rent boats through Beds on Board, giving them a bespoke tour of each vessel, ensuring each visitor has a unique and safe stay on board.

Co-founder of Beds on Board, Jason Ludlow, says “this exciting partnership shows our commitment to working with the marine industry to help grow the boating community and to help owners offset their costs. We’re looking forward to working with MDL to offer their members a managed solution for renting their boat on bedsonboard.com.”

Beds on Board know that it takes expertise to make the experience as safe and enjoyable as possible. We have worked with British Marine to publish guidelines for owners and have our own guest conduct policy to ensure guests respect the boat, the marina and the environment.

Boat owners can list their boat for free from today, in order to be ready to benefit from the full service launching soon.

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Click below to view our main 'Become a Beds on Board Owner' page where we can read everything you need to start offseting the cost of boat ownership by renting to overnight guests.

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