SlipFinder

SlipFinder hoping for smoother sailing ahead

By GREGORY ZELLER // Warmer than usual weather and the coming start of spring have boaters itching to pull off the winter shrink wrap. SlipFinder is ready for them. SlipFinder – a super-simple berth-booking app for boaters on the go – is already on the case, searching for open slips, securing reservations and facilitating payments at some 200 marinas up and down the East Coast and along inland waterways. That’s “way more” marinas than were…


Keith Cooper and Todd Brice of SlipFinder

SlipFinder: The nautical Airbnb

BY GREGORY ZELLER Keith Cooper’s goal is not immodest: He’s looking to forever change the recreational boating world as we know it. The way the Long Island native and his partner, Amityville High School chum Todd Brice, see it, boaters have plenty of options – digital included – for reserving transient boat slips away from their home ports. But they mostly involve advance planning, which according to Cooper sails in the face of recreational boating’s…