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10 Pieces of Gear For Runabouts
10 Pieces of Gear For Runabouts
Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 9:05AM by BoatUS

There’s a lot to be said for owning small runabouts, center consoles or bow riders. While they are... 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


The Boating Dog's Days of Summer
The Boating Dog's Days of Summer
Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:32AM by BoatUS

Some dogs were born for the water, others less so. The key to boating with dogs, says Boat Owners Association... Read More


Float with Fido
Float with Fido
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:05AM by Sara Decker

In Florida, we swim with dolphins, snorkel with manatees; why not kayak with dogs? As we approach the dog... Read More


The Trouble With Buying Kids' Life Jackets Like Shoes
The Trouble With Buying Kids' Life Jackets Like Shoes
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 9:06AM by BoatUS

Kids grow fast. That’s why frugal parents often buy their kid’s shoes a little bigger than the... Read More


Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes - Your Yak Or Mine
Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes - Your Yak Or Mine
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:04AM by Mel The Guide

Hi, all. I hope you have all had healthy happy holidays and time to spend with family and friends. We went... 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


Five On-the-Water Boat Towboat Captains Honored for Heroism
Five On-the-Water Boat Towboat Captains Honored for Heroism
Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 9:08AM by BoatUS

With over 600 tow boats spread across North America, the law of averages dictates that, eventually, BoatUS... Read More


Back - To The Back Bay
Back - To The Back Bay
Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 11:07AM by Mel The Guide

Hi, all. Welcome back to the adventures at Gulf Coast Kayak in Pine Island and Matlacha, FL.

First... Read More


Life Jackets:  How to Keep Your Children in Them
Life Jackets: How to Keep Your Children in Them
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 11:18AM by Erin Vangrinsven

Life Jackets: How to Keep Your Children in Them

Boating is an activity that can be enjoyed... Read More


Need to Borrow A Child-Sized Life Jacket? Try One of These Locations
Need to Borrow A Child-Sized Life Jacket? Try One of These Locations
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:29AM by BoatUS

“Everyone got a life jacket?”It’s a simple question boat owners often ask when heading... Read More


Free Boat Safety Inspections
Free Boat Safety Inspections
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:10AM by Florida Marine Times

Life Jacket Designs Break New Ground
Life Jacket Designs Break New Ground
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 11:16AM by BoatUS

If you think that life jackets have to be bulky, uncomfortable or hot to wear, the winners of the “Innovation... Read More


Kayak Fishing
Kayak Fishing
Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 3:16PM by Lee Clymer

In the days of whaling there was an experience known to those adventurous types known as a “Nantucket... Read More


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


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


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


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


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


Summer Water Safety Tip: How to Fit and Borrow a Childs Life Jacket
Summer Water Safety Tip: How to Fit and Borrow a Childs Life Jacket
Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 7:58AM by Florida Marine Times

Summer will soon be here and, for many parents, this may be the first time your family goes boating. To make... Read More