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 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,...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2019

Engine Cutoff Switch Requirement

Engine Cutoff Switch Requirement, Five-Year Vessel Documentation Included in Passage of Coast Guard Authorization Act Each year Congress authorizes the budget and overall spending level for the U.S....

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Western Outdoor Times - On The Cover - November 2018

Going Up the Mast" is just one workshop at the Sailing Convention for Women. The Sailing Convention for Women, presented by Gail Hine, will be held on Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover - May 2018

The cover photo from the National Safe Boating Congress (NSBC) reminds us that although boating safety is stressed during National Safe-Boating Week, May 19-May 25, it must be a priority all year 'rou...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover, April 2018 Thanks to Bob Brown, Media Direction, for sharing this uplifting reminder that it is boating season again in the Southwest. The lovely...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    February 1, 2018

BoatUS Reports On Fires; SmartPlug Responds

According to a 2017 BoatUS Foundation report (Foundation Findings #55 – Boat Burn Lessons Learned, http://www.boatus.org/findings/55/), "Electrical faults are the No. 1 cause of boat fires." Faulty...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    August 1, 2017

7 Tips From BoatUS To Slow Down Thieves

Alert: Crime Rings Stealing Boats, Yamaha Outboards, Garmin Electronics - BoatUS offers seven tips to slow down thieves......

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    June 1, 2017

What's In A Name?

The nation's largest recreational boating advocacy, services and safety group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), has issued its 2017 Top Ten Boat Names list, a tradition dating ba...

 
 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

AZBW / WOT Editorial Calendar 2017

JANUARY: AYC Birthday Regatta and Leukemia Cup AZGFD Awards Banquet Great Canadian Picnic LA Boat Show San Diego Sunroad Boat Show FEBRUARY: Arizona Game & Fish Expo Bass Master Cruising Season...

 
 By Boat US    Fishing    June 1, 2017

San Diego, CA - All Roads Lead to San Diego for Yellowtail Shootout June 23-25

SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2017 -- If you're an angler, the mention of the word "yellowtail" sends a shiver down your spine just thinking of large, fast, sleek, hard-fighting fish at the end of a taught...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2017

BoatUS Consumer Alert

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) Consumer Protection Department is advising boaters with vessels having a US Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation to be wary of any letter...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2017

Save A Life: Become A Life Jacket Loaner Site

Across the United States, there are over 550 BoatUS Foundation Life Jacket Loaner sites that collectively loan out children's life jackets more than 140,000 times each year. That makes it one of the l...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2017

Boaters' Cure-All For Zippers And Other Spring Commissioning Tips

Getting corroded boat canvas zippers to work smoothly by using two common kitchen items has never been so popular, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    April 1, 2017
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Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association

Hazardous shoaling reduces depth to less than 5 feet in several sections. The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami,...

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    April 1, 2017

Ten Tips To Get The Right Boat Loan

How do you get the right boat loan for your new or previously owned dream boat? Here are ten tips from Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). 1. Check your credit: Before applying for a loan, ensure your credit report is accurate, and...

 

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