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 By Boat US    Boating    September 1, 2020 

Boaters Need To Know Insurance Basics

More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What ar...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    September 1, 2020 

Sailboat Race

BoatUS Foundation personal locator beacon rental program saves money, increases safety aboard America's boat and yacht clubs and other groups organizing sailboat racing this summer, the rules have...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover August 2020

In the words of Margie and John Anderson who provided the motivating cover phone, "If you’re looking to get out of the heat and see some gorgeous country where it’s cool and green, I’ve got the... Full story

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    August 1, 2020

BoatUS Top 10 Boat Names

What Can A Boat's Name Tell You? BoatUS issues annual Top 10 Boat Names list. While a boat's name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2020

GPS Signal Loss

Controversial order threatens reliability of hundreds of millions of GPS units. SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 25, 2020 – The nation's largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters,... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2020

Boating Safety Concern

BoatUS Foundation: Don’t try to have your own fireworks show. Celebrating America’s birthday, thousands of boaters are expected to hit the water this Fourth of July holiday weekend, recreational... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    June 1, 2020

Boat Trailer Insurance

BoatUS demystifies the coverage you need and explains which policy covers what damage. Most insurance is straightforward, until it’s not. When you have an accident or property damage, you file an... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    June 1, 2020

Summer Boat Preparation

If you have not done so already, here is a check list from BoatUS to guide you through preparation for the summer boating season. By Charles Fort - Contributing Editor, BoatUS Magazine Last winter... Full story

 

Traveling Boaters

Federal Boating Infrastructure Grant program pays for transient slips, moorings, fuel docks, navigation aids, restrooms, utilities and breakwaters. The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program, whic... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    January 1, 2020

Sailing Convention For Women

Where do women sailors go to learn? The answer is a place where they can enjoy the camaraderie of other women sailors, learn from top instructors both on the water and in the classroom, and have... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    December 1, 2019

Winterizing Your Boat

Boaters across the country are getting ready to put their boats to bed for a long winter's nap, but not every boat owner knows all the secrets of winterizing a recreational boat. Boat Owners Associati... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    December 1, 2019

BoatUS Applauds Legislators

Taxes Paid By Boaters Will Fund Boating Programs The explosive growth of paddlesports - including stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing - has local, state and federal governments working to e... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    December 1, 2019

Sailing Convention For Women

Where do women sailors go to learn? The answer is a place where they can enjoy the camaraderie of other women sailors, learn from top instructors both on the water and in the classroom, and have... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    November 1, 2019

Recreational Boating Is A Big Deal

A recent report from the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has re-affirmed that outdoor recreation activities are a significant driver of economic activity in the country,... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    September 1, 2019

National Marine Sanctuary Safety

New video outlines the unique precautions required when heading offshore to a marine sanctuary. The NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries include more than 600,000 square miles of marine protected areas,... Full story

 
 By Jim Allen    Boating    September 1, 2019

BoatUS App's New 'Connect to Local Towing Captains'

BoatUS App's New 'Connect to Local Towing Captains' feature shortens response time. When boats break down on the water, run aground or run out of fuel, many recreational boaters use the free BoatUS... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2019

Repowering Your Boat

BoatUS urges boaters to be aware of engine weight when repowering a recreational boat. Boaters Aren't the Only Ones Getting Heavier; Outboard Engines Catch Up One year ago the U.S. Coast Guard... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2019

Boaters Can Be Green

All across America boating season has begun. With some help from the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, here are six ways boaters can help keep waters clean and be good... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    June 1, 2019

It's A Wrap

Video: How To Prepare Boat Shrink Wrap For Recycling In Six Easy Steps Ohio Clean Marinas Program shows how anyone can recycle their boat's winter shrink wrap. With recreational boats now waking up... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    June 1, 2019

Recycled Boats

When Earth Day was created in 1970, mainstream America was largely tuned out to the benefits of recycling. Fast forward nearly half a century, however, to Earth Day 2019 (April 22) and it's fairly... Full story

 
 By USCG    Boating    May 1, 2019

Boating Safety

Boatyards, marinas and clubs are waking up after a long winter's nap, and boaters have begun preparing their vessels for the season. While the boat needs to be looked at and readied for a summer of... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    April 1, 2019

BoatUS Spring Commissioning Checklist

With boatyards, backyards, marinas, and clubs now coming to life, spring commissioning time has arrived. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has a Spring Commissioning Checklist to... Full story

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    February 1, 2019

U.S. Coast Guard Reauthorization

THANK YOU -- (L to R) Capt. Jeff Dziedzic, TowBoatUS Mystic, Connecticut; Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.); and Capt. Keith Turgeon, TowBoatUS Mystic U.S. Coast Guard Re-authorization Includes Look At... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Fishing    February 1, 2019

President Trump Signs Modern Fish Act

With President Trump's December 31 signing of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), saltwater recreational anglers just got a big leg up when it comes to... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2019

Ethanol Misfueling Danger Laid Bare

Ethanol Misfueling Danger Laid Bare: Gas Pump Photos "The ethanol industry doesn't want you to see these photos." The President has officially moved to allow E15 (15 percent ethanol) gasoline sales... Full story

 

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