Electronics 2015: Re-Energize Your Boat

Electronics 2015:
Re-Energize Your Boat

Here are the hot new navigational goodies you'll want to consider in 2015. Ready, set, upgrade!

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Best Boating Photos of 2015

Best Boating Photos
Of 2015

From almost 2,000 entries of
our member's best captured
moments, here are the winners
of BoatUS Magazine's biannual
photo contest.

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Boat Deck Alternatives

Equipping Your Boat
For Angling

A few simple additions can turn your family boat into a fisherman-friendly angling platform.

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Boating Safely Into The Sunset Years

Boating Safely Into The Sunset Years

Don't let age cramp your style.
Why creaky backs, gammy knees,
or ticking off years on the calendar don't have to put an end to your enjoyment on the water.

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Also In This Issue Of BoatUS Magazine ...

Photo of smiling couple in a powerboat

Thinking Of Renting Out Your Boat?

See if Peer-To-Peer Boating Is For You

Photo of illuminated portlight

Portlight Replacement

Step-by-step guide to portlight pane replacement

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Online Extras

You'll only find them here! Online exclusives from our latest issue

Boat handhold

Installing Handholds

Adding handholds is smart insurance against falls

SeaDek boat decking

Boat Deck Alternatives

Nonskid alternatives to teak decking have come a long way

Sailing into the sunset

Boating As You Age

Tips for not letting age get in the way of having fun aboard

Anti-fatigue mat

Ban Boat Vibrations

Outfit your boat with this vibration-dampening gear

Boat bottom repair

Onboard With Tom Neale

Online exclusive: our expert gives you tips on finding the best boat yard


Renovated Aquasport 200 OspreyRENOVATION NATION
Boat Renovation

Before-and-after photos of a renovated 1995 Aquasport 200 Osprey

Red snapper catchBOATUS REPORTS
Red Snapper Drama Endures

And more news from the world of American boating

Photo of Bassmaster Classic winner and two future presidentsAMERICAN BOATER
A Look Back At The Bassmaster Classic

Back in 1984, two future presidents took second billing to the winning angler

Purple boat propeller illustrationASK THE EXPERTS
From The Latin Cavus, Meaning Pit

Our technical experts answer your boating-related questions

Photo irats nest of boat wiresSEAWORTHY
Boat Maintenance Horrors

Scary things you really never want to come across on your boat

Photo of Townsend Bell and his wife Heather onboard their Beneteau Barracuda AMERICAN BOATER
A Barracuda With Bells On

A family history of boating comes full circle for this race-car driver and TV sportscaster

Photo of rail bridge over St. Lucie RiverGOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
This Train Service Won't Amuse Boaters

Train traffic is about to boom in Florida, creating obstructions for boaters

Cold water boating illustration GOOD FOUNDATION
Cold Water Boating Tips

Tips to help prevent disaster if you fall overboard in cold water

Featured Articles From Trailering Magazine

Antifreeze pumpSpecialty Tools

There are some tools every DIY-er has in their kit. Then there are specialty items that do the jobs nothing else can

Launching boat from trailerOn The Slippery Slope

Backing down a crowded boat ramp can test anyone's nerves. Here are some ways to make it easier

Boston Whaler anchored on a mooringAnchoring And Docking

Whether headed around the world or out to the cove, sooner
or later we all have to stop the boat

Working on the trailerTrailer Frame

Keeping the thing that carries your boat to the water working well might be the best maintenance you ever do for your boat

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