Boating Safety

BoatUS App is the Phone App that Every Boater Needs The new BoatUS smartphone app is all of BoatUS right at your fingertips. Still the fastest way to get a tow on the water, our new app combines the features you love to take with you on the water like tides and marine forecasts, plus …

Boating Tips

Boaters across much of the country are getting ready to put their boats to bed for a long winter’s nap, but not every boat owner knows all the secrets of winterizing a recreational boat. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) shares some quick tips to ensure safe storage until next season. Despite mild …

Fishing

Some may have heard of the recent event that happened as a group of fishermen were riding back towards shore on autopilot when everyone fell asleep at the wheel. What transpired next is a miracle.  The boat, steering itself, ran into the mouth of a seaside cavern going deep into the cliffside. A few feet …

Boating Tips

BoatUS video shows how to repair boat gelcoat DIY Gel coat is the finish that keeps your fiberglass boat both shiny and protected from the elements. While major damage is best left to professional repairs, small dings are easily fixed by any accomplished DIY boater with a basic set of tools. This quick, detailed video …

Boating Safety

While fishermen and boaters all around the country enjoy the peace of mind from knowing BoatUS and TowBoatUS are always there to help, West Coast Boaters benefit a little more due to the unique topography next to the coast and the BoatUS VHF “High Sites” that take advantage of these sea-side elevations. The VHF radio …

Boating

When boats break down on the water, run aground or run out of fuel, many recreational boaters use the free BoatUS App to summon TowBoatUS for routine on-water assistance. The app’s new Connect feature will automatically link app users with the closest local TowBoatUS captain, eliminating the need to call to BoatUS national dispatch and providing better …

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Make your time on the water stress-free with the new One-Touch Towing feature in the BoatUS App. Here’s How It Works: If you find yourself broken down or needing assistance on your next fishing trip, just open the BoatUS App, press that big red “Request A Tow” button, answer a few questions, and a TowBoatUS …

Boat Accessories

Most boaters are very familiar with the many benefits that BoatUS provides for its Members.  Many of you reading this have felt the relief of that bright red and white TowBoatUS boat coming to save the day and tow you in or get your vessel back underway. More of you enjoy the protection of BoatUS …

Boating Tips

[RF_CONTEST contest=’14350′] Deck Out Your Boat With BoatUS Graphics!  Boaters know high quality graphics can bring a boat to the next level. From Boat Lettering & Hailing Ports, to Boat Decals & Registration numbers- BoatUS wants you to boat in style! Enter for the chance to win an amazing prize pack including a $250 BoatUS Graphics Gift …

Boating

If you’re a member of the military and enjoy boating, the nation’s largest recreational boating advocacy, services, and safety group has an offer that will make your off-duty boating life better. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) in partnership with GEICO Military is offering active-duty U.S. Armed Forces members a complimentary one-year BoatUS membership ($24 …

Boat Maintenance

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 help boaters start the season right: Before You Launch Inspect and replace hose clamps as necessary. Double-clamp fuel lines and exhaust hoses with marine-rated stainless steel …

Free boat towing membership
Fishing

Boat Us Membership In the spirit of giving this holiday season, BoatUS is giving away a FREE boat towing membership. Boaters know how important it is to be prepared out on the water. BoatUS has you covered! One lucky angler will take home a 2-year Unlimited Gold Towing Membership plus a $250 Boat Graphics gift …