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Freedom Boat Club
#309 Franchise 500| Membership boat clubs

Freedom Boat Club
Membership boat clubs

About
Founded

1989

Franchising Since

2000 (18 Years)

Corporate Address

990 Laguna Dr.
Venice, FL 34285

CEO

John Giglio

Parent Company

Freedom Franchise Systems LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$144,200 - $193,700

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$30,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$38,000 - $38,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

to 1%

Financing Options

Freedom Boat Club has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

16 hours

Classroom Training:

30 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

2

Freedom Boat Club is ranked #309 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $144,200 High - $193,700
Units
+26.8%+30 UNITS (1 Year) +79.7%+63 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: January 12th, 2018