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BoatUS Members Can Find the Lowest Priced Fuel at

Great for Bigger Boats, Long-Distance Cruisers

Photo Caption: Long distance cruisers can always find the lowest-priced fuel with a membership from BoatUS members get 20% off annual membership with the online fuel pricing and brokerage service.
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 ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 8, 2011 – With fuel prices high, those with bigger boats or long-distance cruisers are asking, “Where did you get your fuel?” BoatUS members, through an exclusive partnership that saves them 20% on an annual membership with, can easily comparison shop online and locate the lowest gas or diesel prices when they need to fill their large tanks. special membership pricing for BoatUS members starts at $143 annually (including the discount).

Prices are updated by participating marinas, fuel docks and staff.’s on-demand fuel pricing service guarantees to provide accurate prices for a specific area within a specified time, which can range from four, eight, or 12 hours depending on the membership level. Contact with their “request price updates” feature in the morning and they will have the most up-to-date, real-time pricing for the marinas and gas docks in your boating area by the afternoon.
BoatUS members with a annual discounted membership can also search over 2400 gas docks in the US, Bahamas and Caribbean for ethanol-free gas locations, octane ratings, premium additives and preferred brands, such as ValvTect fuels.
In addition, offers BoatUS members a “Fuel Bid Desk” where boaters with large vessels can request lowest price bids on fuel via’s Concierge Brokerage Service. Once you create your bid, shops for quotes and to secure the lowest possible price, and the fuel is delivered directly to your vessel. Prices are typically well below most competitors because of high volumes and low online operating costs.
BoatUS members can visit for more information about the discount and learn about a 14-day “Premium” access free trial. BoatUS – Boat Owners Association of The United States – is the nation’s leading advocate for recreational boaters providing over half a million members with government representation, programs and money-saving services.  For membership information visit or call 800-395-2628.