Nautal, the pioneer online nautical charter platform in Spain, adds new investors and closes its third round of financing for 2.2 million euros.
This is the largest injection of capital achieved by the company, a leader in the rental of pleasure boats online in Spain, which will open new markets with this operation and consolidate the business in Europe, the United States and the Caribbean, where it already has a significant presence.
With an annual growth rate that is expected to exceed 10 million euros in turnover in 2018, doubling last year’s turnover, Nautal closed its third round of financing worth 2.2 million euros.
In this new operation, the Venture Capital Funds ENERN and Market One Capital and the Decame Group participated, as well as investors from previous rounds who continue to bet on the company.
“Continuing our international expansion and consolidating our leadership in those areas where we are already present is our goal with this new round of investment, says Octavi Uyá, CEO of Nautal, who highlights” the support and confidence of our investors are key to opening new markets and grow in all segments of pleasure craft. ”
For his part, Michal Skrzynski of Market One Capital, has expressed his satisfaction to be involved in the project of “a visionary company that bet for the nautical charter market at the right time and that with a successful management has come to position as a benchmark in the mediation of boat rental online “.
This platform already has more than 1,700,000 visitors per year. Of these, 650,000 sought to rent, last August, one of the more than 23,000 boats that www.nautal.es offers around the world. The Russian market was the last to join the more than 56 countries in which Nautal already operates, which has a team of advisors who manage boat rentals in ten languages.
With one of the largest fleets of boats that includes from a boat or inflatable, a sailboat or a catamaran, to an exclusive yacht of great length, Nautal has recently been introduced in the segment of superyachts with the incorporation of the British brand Incrediblue, its luxury division through which they manage the hiring of superyacht rentals of the prestigious association MYBA (The Worldwide Yachting Association).