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Six Boating Safety Tips From BoatUS
Six Boating Safety Tips From BoatUS
Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 3:58PM by BoatUS

ALEXANDRIA, Va. June 2, 2010 - On waterways across the country, boating season begins this week. To help... Read More


Win a Fishing Trip with Tour Pro by Entering 24-Hour Fish-A-Thon
Win a Fishing Trip with Tour Pro by Entering 24-Hour Fish-A-Thon
Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 2:03PM by BoatUS

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA, June 15, 2010 - Would you like to have a chance to fish with a Professional Anglers Association... Read More


Have Boaters Forgotten About Hurricanes?
Have Boaters Forgotten About Hurricanes?
Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 10:43AM by BoatUS

Last year’s Atlantic hurricane season saw the formation of just nine tropical storms—the fewest... Read More


Inflatable Life Jacket  World Record Day
Inflatable Life Jacket World Record Day
Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 3:19PM by BoatUS

Many boaters say that wearing a life jacket makes them hot or uncomfortable. There is a type of life jacket... Read More


Bill Containing Florida Boat Sales-Use Tax Cap Signed
Bill Containing Florida Boat Sales-Use Tax Cap Signed
Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 3:19PM by BoatUS

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Late last Friday, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist signed the Jobs... Read More


Tax Time Tip: Boat Owners May Have Federal Tax Deductions Available
Tax Time Tip: Boat Owners May Have Federal Tax Deductions Available
Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 11:01AM by BoatUS

Recreational boat owners who paid state sales taxes on a boat purchase, or those who secured a loan to finance... Read More


Five Reasons Why Boats Sink in the Springtime, and Commissioning Checklist
Five Reasons Why Boats Sink in the Springtime, and Commissioning Checklist
Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:59AM by BoatUS

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 15, 2010 -- It's a sad fact: Every spring, shortly... Read More


First Hurricane Season Forecasts Rattle Boaters, Marina Operators
First Hurricane Season Forecasts Rattle Boaters, Marina Operators
Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:50AM by BoatUS

With the release of several early seasonal hurricane forecasts for this year, boaters and marina operators... Read More


Before You Leave the Dock,  Plan Your Trip at BoatUS.com
Before You Leave the Dock, Plan Your Trip at BoatUS.com
Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:48PM by BoatUS

Boaters can forget the snow and start making plans for their summer boating vacation with a little help from... Read More


BoatU.S. National Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Registration Opens Feb. 1
BoatU.S. National Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Registration Opens Feb. 1
Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:44PM by BoatUS

Collegiate anglers throughout the country may begin registering online for the 2010 BoatU.S. National Collegiate... Read More


Are Airplane Transponders Needed for Recreational Boats?
Are Airplane Transponders Needed for Recreational Boats?
Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 10:53AM by BoatUS

Airplane transponders allow air traffic controllers to “see” who is in the sky. Yesterday, in... Read More


Twelve Months Of Kids in Life Jackets Spurs Safety Message
Twelve Months Of Kids in Life Jackets Spurs Safety Message
Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 9:45AM by BoatUS

Most boating parents tell their kids they have to wear their life jacket because it’s the law. However,... Read More


Your Yak or Mine? Dec '09
Your Yak or Mine? Dec '09
Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 9:37AM by BoatUS

So you’re at a picnic and you hear the word KAYAKS, you go over to the small crowd and join in on the... Read More


Medical Breakthrough for Boat Owners?
Medical Breakthrough for Boat Owners?
Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:25AM by BoatUS

In recreational boating, it's a buyers market. While that's great news for anyone looking at their... Read More


Anchoring Information for Florida Cruisers from BoatUS.com
Anchoring Information for Florida Cruisers from BoatUS.com
Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 8:24AM by BoatUS

With the May 27th passage of Florida House Bill 1423, boaters across the state will no longer have to fear... Read More


Photo Contest at New BoatU.S. Foundation Facebook Site
Photo Contest at New BoatU.S. Foundation Facebook Site
Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 8:24AM by BoatUS

The BoatU.S. Foundation’s Kid’s Life Jacket Loaner Program will loan out life jackets over 90,000... Read More


You're Not A Real Boater Until You Have...
You're Not A Real Boater Until You Have...
Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:54AM by BoatUS

July 1 was National Boating Day, (according to a U.S. Senate resolution) Boat Owners Association of The United... Read More


Playing Games At BoatUS.com  Could Make You $25,000 Richer
Playing Games At BoatUS.com Could Make You $25,000 Richer
Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:52AM by BoatUS

The nation’s largest recreational boat owners group and advocate says go ahead, have some fun on your... Read More


Go Boating This Summer and Still Cut Costs
Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:51AM by BoatUS

Even though the budget for family fun is being pinched this summer, here are ten ways boaters can still rely... Read More


BoatU.S. Reveals The “Boatiest” Colleges In America
Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:50AM by BoatUS

For young scholars with a passion for the water, heading off to college often means a four-year hiatus from... Read More