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 By BoatUS    Boating    December 1, 2022 

Boat Bags And Pillows

BoatUS Foundation holiday fundraiser offers a few nautical favorite things and gives back to boating. A few of boaters' favorite stocking stuffers and nautical gifts, such as flags, boat mats, towels... Full story

 
 By Jim Allen    Events    
 
 By Boat US    Boating    October 1, 2022

Boating Safety Tips

Fall boating season has arrived, and with it come different types of risks that cold water and air temperatures bring. Here are three boating safety tips from the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    September 1, 2022

First-Aid Kit

Whether setting out for a day, week, or longer, you need a well-stocked first-aid kit on board. Here are the essentials. Words And Photo By Mark Corke Checking life jackets, VHF radio, and flares... Full story

 

Emergency Beacon Knowledge

Take this four-question true-false quiz; rental beacons available. The proliferation of personal locator beacons (PLBs), whose diminutive size belie their enormous on-water safety advantage, are no... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    August 1, 2022

Gas Saving Tips

Gas prices are up. What can boaters do to prepare for a summer of boating? The 800,000-plus member Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has 21 fuel-saving tips boaters can do to help... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2022

American Freshwater Lakes

The focus is on boating-centric inland lakes with distinction. There are 123,439 freshwater lakes – those water bodies generally larger than 20 acres – in the continental United States. Which... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2022

Boating Season Kicks Off

Find out the one thing that 60 percent of boat owners admit they forgot. You made it through your long to-do list of spring commissioning items and you're ready to go in the water during the summer... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    March 1, 2022

Fire-Extinguisher-Regulation

Twelve-year expiration for disposables and different carriage requirements for older, newer model year vessels announced. A rite of passage for every boater is the annual spring commissioning. Newly... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    January 1, 2022

Powerboating Classes

Affordable Three-Hour Courses Begin January 22, 2022 Arizona boaters might make this a goal in the new year as San Diego is such a popular destination for them. Boating in San Diego is rated among... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2022

Gelcoat Repair

Here is the Top 10 list of how-to, things-you-need-to-know boating videos. Repairing gelcoat is a common boat owner task, but it requires more than just filling in small spider cracks. "How to Spray... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    December 1, 2021

Boater Gift

BoatUS has you covered with 24/7 assistance for breakdowns on the water and on the road. Looking for a holiday gift for the boater in the family? Look no further than an annual BoatUS Unlimited... Full story

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    December 1, 2021

Nautically Themed Holiday Cards

Customizable greeting cards from the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation give back to boating. Hey, boaters! Got your holiday cards yet? The BoatUS Foundation's nautically themed cards from Salt Harbor... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    November 1, 2021

Boat Winterizing

Free downloadable winterization checklist and guide explains how to properly prepare a boat for winter. Yes, even in the colder areas of the Southwest! Recreational boat owners are preparing their boa... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Fishing    November 1, 2021

Recast and Recycle

Contest garnered 129 entries and paid out $30,000 in prizes. Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do.... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    October 1, 2021

California Boat Registration Fee

News From Our Next-Door BoatingNeighbors Huge California Boat Registration Fee Hike Averted Next Up: Ensuring fuel taxes paid by boaters equitably fund California's boating education and safety,... Full story

 

National Women's Sailing Conference

Marie Rogers Receives Leadership Award Honor 'Sailing is an amazing metaphor of how to get along', says honoree Marie Rogers. Race has been at the top of many minds this year, which has led to some un... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    October 1, 2021

Search And Rescue

To Take The ‘Search’ Out Of Search And Rescue Are you making it difficult to be found in an emergency? “Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask... Full story

 

National Women's Sailing Association

Virtual and in-person women's event shares sailing secrets, camaraderie, fun with unparalleled on- and off-water learning experiences. One of the presenters is our own Debbie Huntsman of the Lake... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    September 1, 2021

Trailer Breakdowns

BoatUS shows how you can eliminate them. To a boater, it's a cringeworthy sight – a boat sitting on a disabled trailer unattended on the side of the road, typically because the boat's owner has... Full story

 
 By USCG    Boating    August 1, 2021

USCG-Guard-Boating-Safety-Statistics

They reveal how the pandemic affected boating in ways just beginning to be understood. The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents,... Full story

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    July 1, 2021

Donating Your Boat

Why Waiting Until Year End Could Cost You Single engine center-console boats wanted for on-water training programs. Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover June 2021

As I began to gather material for this June issue, I was noticing that there is some optimism about scheduling and re-scheduling events. Is our long wait over? Can we really recreate again? So many... Full story

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    June 1, 2021

BOATU.S. - "They've got your number!"

The boating association provides some interesting information re: recreational boating. The job of the nation's largest recreational boating advocacy, services and safety group, Boat Owners... Full story

 

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