WaterplayUSA.com, which publishes an online directory of water related recreational amenities and businesses, appointed Rik Beitel as director of sales effective immediately.

Beitel brings a lifetime of water sports experience to WaterplayUSA.com ranging from surfing, windsurfing and kiteboarding to offshore sport fishing and sailboat racing. Most recently Rik has been a partner in Total Offshore Yacht Sales, LLC, a yacht brokerage in North Carolina. With over 20 years sales experience with such companies as O’Neill Wetsuits, DaKine Hawaii, G&S, Hobie Cat, Burton Snowboards, Bertram Yachts and Marinemax, he brings a wealth of knowledge and relationships to continue growing WaterplayUSA.com.

“I’m excited about the service WaterplayUSA.com provides as the only free online water sports directory with interactive mapping,” said Rik. “It’s the perfect tool for anyone looking for fun, instruction or just a relaxing time around the water. With as little as 3 clicks the format allows anyone to find lessons, guides, charters or rentals for water related activities anywhere in the U.S.”

This easy to use site is designed for anyone planning to visit a body of water (river, lake, or ocean) for a day, a weekend, or an entire vacation. WaterplayUSA.com’s business listings are categorized by City and State, in addition to the individual Water Sport or Activity, including paddle sports.

WaterplayUSA.com is the online directory of businesses that offer water sports and water-related activities throughout the USA. The website, with interactive mapping, helps promote local tourism on a national level, as well as providing an outlet for water sports enthusiasts.