Meet the Crew!

Kenny Hilderbrandt headshot
Kenny Hilderbrandt
Founder, CEO, & Co/owner of Hilderbrandt Industries & Beaver Dam Boat Basin

Ken Hilderbrandt headshot
Ken Hilderbrandt Sr.
Father of Kenny and friend to all. Sometimes retired.
Chris Phelan headshot
Chris Phelan
Operations Manager of Beaver Dam Boat Basin

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Mackenzie Burniche
Chief Marketing Officer

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Emma LaRosa
Customer Service

About Us is an online boat rental marketplace connecting boat owners to boat renters. We provide an easy solution to boaters worldwide. Boating enthusiasts can search for boats listed by private boat owners, boat rental facilities, and charter companies worldwide. They can view boat details, availability, rates, past renter experiences, and star ratings. As a boat owner, you're in complete control. You set the rate, your availability, and your requirements. Thousands of boaters have listed and rented their boats successfully on List your boat for free or rent a boat through our network, and you too will see why we are so successful!

Our Story is a sub-corporation of Hilderbrandt Industries. For over 50 years, the Hilderbrandt family has owned and operated marine-related businesses.'s main operations are handled from their marina, Beaver Dam Boat Basin, in Brookhaven, New York. Beaver Dam Boat Basin is a company that specializes in boat and jet ski rentals, boat services, storage, and slip leasing.

The President and CEO of, Kenny Hilderbrandt, was born and raised in New York, on Long Island. Surrounded by water, he became a passionate boater and thought, “Why not rent boats out of Beaver Dam Boat Basin?” In 2010, Kenny started the boat rental division of his marina using as his domain name for his local website.

RentABoat is a clearinghouse and marketplace for boat rentals globally. Our platform offers boat owners full control of their online presence while also providing them with the ease of online reservations. Boat owners upload photos, describe their boats, set rates, and control their reservation calendar while reaching millions of potential boat renters worldwide. They decide who rents their boat and when and can decline any reservation. Our system also provides many online reporting tools which allow boat owners to print rental reports, boat safety checklists, rental agreements, and a renter’s boat rental history report.

Beaver Dam Boat Basin
Beaver Dam Boat Basin aerial view
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