Freedom Boat Club

At a Glance

Products & Services: Membership boat and yacht club

Number of Locations: 79

Total Investment: $144.2K - $238.7K

Founded: 1989

Began Franchising: 2000

About Freedom Boat Club

Freedom Boat Club was started in Sarasota, Florida, in 1989, and began franchising in 2000. Club members pay a monthly fee for access to a fleet of boats including flats boats, fishing boats, deckboats, bowriders, pontoons and cruisers. Each club also offers free boat training and safety classes.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 66 0 0 13
2013 59 0 0 11
2012 52 0 0 11
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $144,200 - $238,700
Franchise Fee: $38,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: Term of agreement not renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $1,000,000
Liquid Cash Available: $250,000
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #316 (2014), #313 (2011),