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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

 
 By Boat US    Boating    June 1, 2021

Boating Safety

BOGO -- This spring, purchase a Cobra Marine VHF radio and get a complimentary one-year BoatUS basic membership. BoatUS/ Cobra Electronics Team Up To Enhance Boater Safety, Experience For a limited ti... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Fishing    May 1, 2021

Fshing Line Recycling

BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast & Recycle Contest seeks new ideas, concepts. You've likely seen the fishing line recycling bins in many marinas and boatyards, but what really happens after... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard Changes Renewal

New rule will spare some boaters a yearly task: renewing their certificate of documentation. Of the nation's nearly 12 million registered recreational boats, those owners who federally document their... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    April 1, 2021

Trouble-Free Boating

Here's the essential BoatUS spring commissioning checklist. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) offers its updated Spring Commissioning Checklist to help boaters start the season rig... Full story

 

Fishing Line Recycling

This Could Help Spark An Idea That Increases Fishing Line Recycling $30,000 in cash prizes are on the line for best solutions. Winter is annual maintenance time for many anglers, and respooling with... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    April 1, 2021

Engine Cutoff-Switch

Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed. There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021,... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    March 1, 2021

First-Time Boat Owners

If yours is in colder high country, here's how to do a midwinter checkup on your boat. Boating boomed in 2020, with thousands of first-time boat buyers desiring respite from the pandemic. Now many of... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    March 1, 2021

BoatUS Videos

Here's the 2020 top 10 list of practical boat handling and how-to boat maintenance videos. Learning how to trim a powerboat is a skill that many vessel operators seek to know, and BoatUS video viewers... Full story

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    February 1, 2021

BoatUS Makes A Difference

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the national advocacy, services and safety group with more than 700,000 members, weighed in on a range of boating issues, debates and... Full story

 
 By USCG    Boating    January 1, 2021

Boat Survey For Safety

National Boating Safety Survey shapes local, national safety policy. An all-encompassing report on recreational boating activity in the U.S. is giving the U.S. Coast Guard, policymakers and the boatin... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2021

E15 Warning Labels

Survey reveals the warning to avoid putting the wrong fuel in the tank is failing. With the boat in tow, you head to the gas station to fill her up. At the pump you find a fuel prohibited for use in b... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard Documentation Alert

BoatUS advises boaters to be vigilant when renewing USCG vessel documentation. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is advising boaters with vessels that have a U.S. Coast Guard... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    December 1, 2020

Holiday Gift For Boaters

Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon non-emergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    November 1, 2020

Fall Boating

What's Different About Fall Boating? Follow these five boating safety tips to ensure a great day on the water. Other than the colors of trees and cooler temperatures, what's different about boating...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    November 1, 2020

Boat Buyer Warning

Here's how to spot the email warning signs. The boating season is drawing to a close, but the cold weather buying season will heat up soon. On snowy nights, potential boat buyers will hunch over...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    November 1, 2020

Safe Winter Boat Storage

Pretty soon, millions of recreational boats will be put into winter storage to await next year's season. As they sit unattended for months, they can easily become a target for thieves. Will your boat...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    November 1, 2020

Boat Winterizing Checklist

Here's everything else you ever wanted to know about putting away a recreational boat for the season (yes, even in the Southwest). Boaters in much of the U.S. and Canada, even in the colder areas of...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    October 1, 2020

Ice And Freeze Damage

The clock to protect your boat in the colder areas of the Southwest is ticking. The fall months are the start of nation's boat haulout and winter storage season. As boaters prepare their vessels for...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    October 1, 2020

PLB Use And Maintenance

Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), those pint-sized, individual rescue beacons used by boaters, sailors, and paddlers to summon emergency help have saved hundreds of lives since their authorization for...

 

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