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Since its founding in 1966, BoatUS has been the voice of recreational boat owners on Capitol Hill and before the federal agencies in Washington. With the strength of over half a million members behind us, our mission has been to fight unfair federal taxes, fees and regulations that single out boat owners and to work with state agencies to promote boating laws that make sense.
Congress is looking at the nation’s use of ethanol in our fuel and BoatU.S. Government Affairs is keeping a close watch. More...
The National Park Service has reversed an earlier decision to close the Nichols Great Kills Marina. View the BoatU.S. Press Release
Check out the latest links for Florida mooring and anchoring information.
Sequestration could cause the loss of access to $43 million of boating trust fund dollars. Read more.
On June 30, only hours before it would have expired, Congress reauthorized the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, continuing the cornerstone program that makes boating the enjoyable and safe pastime we know today. Read more.
GPS Update - Comment Period Closed
Thank you for taking action to protect the integrity of the GPS system.
Spiraling land values for waterfront property in the last few years have created a crisis for recreational boating.