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 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...

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    April 1, 2017

Boat Trailer Insurance Mysteries Revealed By BoatUS

If you get in an accident while trailering your boat, do you know which insurance policy will pay for repairs to the trailer? If it's a simple accident with damage to the trailer only, it's likely to...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    March 1, 2017

BoatUS Members Asked To Petition New Administration, Congress To Fix Ethanol Policy

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is asking its more than half-million members - and any recreational boat owner concerned with having a safe fuel supply - to petition the Trump ad...

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    March 1, 2017

New Videos From BoatUS Foundation

Boats burn every year and when they do, things get bad. Quickly. For boaters, acknowledging the possibility of a fire is an exercise in fear because there's nothing more scary than to have open...

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    February 1, 2017

Boaters: Should You Add Ice And Freeze Coverage To Your Boat Policy? - Even In Southern States

Many boat owners think they don't have to worry about freeze damage if they live in temperate states or if they keep their boat in heated indoor storage areas in Northern climates. However, every...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    February 1, 2017

Four Tips For Buying A Used Boat Trailer

As the boating season begins in the southern climates, some boaters may be looking to find a trailer to store or haul the boat. If you're looking to buy a used boat trailer now or planning on buying...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    February 1, 2017

Easy Does It - Boat Motor Oil Analysis Made Simple

A lot goes on inside a boat engine, and akin to drawing blood, and an engine oil sample analysis (OSA) can tell you a lot about the health of your boat's motor. While a single sample may not give you...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2017

Water Infrastructure Improvements For The Nation Act Signed

BoatUS, the nation's advocate for boat owners, applauds passage of a bipartisan bill signed on December 16 that will provide critical funds for water-resource infrastructure projects at emerging...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2017

BoatUS Winterizing Guide Is Free

Water that is mistakenly left in a boat's engine block to freeze over the winter is sure to become an expensive repair bill come springtime. As the ice expands, it can crack the block and ruin the...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2017

These AreTwo Must-Have Forms For Every Boat Buyer Or Seller

Behind most successful used-boat transactions, there's a Purchase Agreement and Bill of Sale that clearly spell out how the boat was bought or sold. The BoatUS Consumer Protection Department now...

 
 By WOT    Boating    January 1, 2017

Here Are Eight Ways To Avoid Problems At The Boat Repair Shop

For over 25 years the BoatUS Consumer Protection department has helped Boat Owners Association of The United States members resolve disputes with repair facilities. The vast majority of shops do the...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    December 1, 2016

BoatUS Suggests Gifts For The Boater

Have a boater on your holiday gift list? Look no further. The organization that makes boating better, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), has three holiday gift ideas. The gift of...

 
 By WOT    Boating    December 1, 2016
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Here Are Cold Facts On The '120-Degree Rule'

The boat may be put away for the season, but the occasional warm fall day still brings plenty of paddlers out on the water. Knowing when to wear the thermal protection offered by a dry- or wetsuit is...

 

Boat Thieves Want To Steal Yours

Is your boat less than 26 feet? Does it have outboard motor power and rest on a trailer? If you said yes, beware – you're a big target for theft. A newly released study that looked at five years of BoatUS Marine Insurance claims files shows that...

 

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