Getting Started

Join your neighbors already on Ship2Mates or start a new community. Then, create your account, verify your address, update your user profile and separate boat Profile™ settings, and start connecting with your boating community.

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About Ship2Mates

Ship2Mates™ is where you discover and connect with your boating community. Meet boating entusists locally and around the world. Discover captains, charters, businesses and services available – right in your local community and beyond. Receive trusted boating-related news, information, service recommendations and deals. Give, and get help with your watercraft from trusted cpatains and connections.

The reality is “boatng helps bring communities together.” Building valued connections is much easier on the water. Our guiding principle is to provide more access for interested boating adventurers and bring the boating community closer together.

We believe that by bringinglike-minded neighbors together, we can help cultivate stronger communities, locally and around the world.

Ship2Mates™ is completely free for individuals businesses and services to join. Costs are only incurred when you make a transaction on the platform. 5% for Buyers. 10% for sellers of services.

Ship2Mates™ is currently available in:

    • Canada
    • Mexico 
    • United States

 While we don’t have a timeline for launching in other countries just yet, we do hope to bring Ship2Mates to waterways around the world in the near future.


We recommend using one of the below browsers which are fully supported for full access to Ship2Mates.

You can access Ship2Mates on the internet using browsers such as Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Edge.


Ship2Mates works best on the latest supported version of a browser. If you use Ship2Mates on older versions of these browsers, or on browsers not listed above, you may be unable to use parts of Ship2Mates.

Ship2Mates is privately funded since 2018.

Transaction fees apply when buyers and sellers create an order on the S2M platform. The security of knowing your service is secured based on agreed price and deliverables is incredibly powerful. For the security and commitment to ensure service is delivered as promised, buyers are charged 5%. Service sellers are charged 10%. Ratings and reviews on all S2M transactions are key to the success and security of the platform.

We’ve always believed there is tremendous opportunity and value connecting like-minded people, businesses and services – Locally and around the world.

Ship2Mates is unique and free to individuals and businesses to connect. We’re an incredibly efficient organization with an easy-to-use, self-serve platform. 

Protecting your privacy is critical for preserving the trust you have with us. Participating local and national businesses will not have access to your private communications. You may additionally choose what information is available and displayed on your public profile. To learn more, please see our Privacy Policy.

Ship2Mates advertising practices.

Ship2Mates presently do not have advertising opportunities. We are presently a free-of-ads platform. 

To learn more about your personal privacy choices and how to manage your preferences, please review our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

You can access our member agreement, here.

If you have questions or concerns about our Member Agreement, please contact us here.

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