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Peer-to-Peer Boat Rentals:  What Do You Need To Know?
Peer-to-Peer Boat Rentals: What Do You Need To Know?
Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 9:35AM by BoatUS

Airbnb.com maybe a popular “peer-to-peer” lodging site on the web, but if you want to rent a... Read More


Proposal to Remove or Transfer Ownership of Aids to Navigation in Everglades National Park
Proposal to Remove or Transfer Ownership of Aids to Navigation in Everglades National Park
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:46PM by CCA

The USCG is asking for public comment related the removal of channel markers from Coot Bay to Little Shark... Read More


Florida Power Squadrons Receive Awards
Florida Power Squadrons Receive Awards
Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 9:23AM by BoatUS

At the US Power Squadrons (USPS) Annual Meeting held recently in Jacksonville, Florida, five Squadrons from... Read More


Now Is the Best Time to Get Your  DSC-Equipped VHF Hooked Up Right
Now Is the Best Time to Get Your DSC-Equipped VHF Hooked Up Right
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 11:35AM by BoatUS

Anytime is a good time to fix the important things, like having a fully working VHF radio on board. If you... Read More


FWC Wants Boaters To Stay Safe While Tubing
FWC Wants Boaters To Stay Safe While Tubing
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 9:23AM by FWC

Inner tubes. Towables. Inflatable tubes. All are commonly used names for a popular boating item, and they... Read More


Learn Sailing With New Online Learn To Sail Course From Offshore Sailing School
Learn Sailing With New Online Learn To Sail Course From Offshore Sailing School
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 9:05AM by BoatUS

Learning to sail just got easier. A new “Online Learn to Sail” course from America’s #1... Read More


What's Sup?
What's Sup?
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 1:41PM by John Paeno

This is one of the questions I get a lot. To clear things up, SUP represents “Stand Up Paddleboard”... Read More


Should YOU Get Your Captains License?
Should YOU Get Your Captains License?
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:12PM by Florida Marine Times

This discussion is about the U.S Coast Guard-approved certification that allows you to take passengers in... Read More


Anchor Rodes... Doing The Math
Anchor Rodes... Doing The Math
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 3:27PM by Eric Sharp

The anchor on a big cruise... Read More


Manatees On The Move
Manatees On The Move
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 4:02PM by FWC

Now that the weather outside is chilly, Florida manatees are migrating to warmer waters. They swim in search... Read More


BoatUS Offers Updated Florida  Anchoring Information Tip Sheet
BoatUS Offers Updated Florida Anchoring Information Tip Sheet
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 3:40PM by BoatUS

Since it was first made available at no cost two years ago, some boaters have called it one of the most helpful... Read More


Bay Scallop Season Opens July 1
Bay Scallop Season Opens July 1
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 12:47PM by FWC

It’s time, bay scallop harvesters! Get your snorkels, masks and dive flags ready. The recreational... Read More


Whether The Weather
Whether The Weather
Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 6:29PM by Mel The Guide

Welcome, y’all, to Sunny South West Florida. Well, maybe not so sunny. It’s hot, muggy,... Read More


The Latest Trend in Boat Hurricane Preparation: Tie Her Down
The Latest Trend in Boat Hurricane Preparation: Tie Her Down
Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 11:30AM by BoatUS

With Hurricane season officially beginning June 1, forecasters are predicting a ”near normal”... Read More


FWC Approves Ordinance for Anchoring/mooring Pilot Program
FWC Approves Ordinance for Anchoring/mooring Pilot Program
Tue, May 15, 2012 at 9:25AM by FWC

On May 2, 2012 in Crystal River, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved, with... Read More


Can Today's Boaters Learn Anything From The Titanic?
Can Today's Boaters Learn Anything From The Titanic?
Sat, May 12, 2012 at 12:18PM by BoatUS

During the centennial of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, boaters and mariners alike can appreciate the vast... Read More


Refrigerator-Size Fish Earn Top Spots in BoatUS Angler's Fishing Photo Contest
Refrigerator-Size Fish Earn Top Spots in BoatUS Angler's Fishing Photo Contest
Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 11:12AM by BoatUS

Photos of a 67-inch Tarpon and a 45-inch Pike have made two anglers, Sean Riley of New Port Richey, FL, and... Read More


2012 Safe Boating Class
2012 Safe Boating Class
Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 1:06PM by Florida Marine Times

“About Boating Safely” is a beginner boating course offered by the U.S.... Read More


FWC Provides Update on Anchoring/Mooring Pilot Program
FWC Provides Update on Anchoring/Mooring Pilot Program
Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 10:03AM by FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on Thursday in Key Largo approved St. Augustine's... Read More