An Angler's Ultimate Bucket List

An Angler's Ultimate Bucket List

This winter, if you want to take a fishing trip that you'll remember for a lifetime, consider these five top destinations

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Cruising The Greek Islands

Cruising The Greek Islands

Chartering a boat in Greece brings back fond memories of past visits and creates many new ones

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2018 Boaters' Holiday Gift Guide

2018 Boaters' Holiday Gift Guide

Buying gifts for the boaters in your life can be a unique challenge. Our editors created a shopping list of goodies to consider

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Sailing The Great Loop And Beyond

Sailing The Great Loop And Beyond

Two best friends sail south from the Midwest to the Bahamas, discover what they're capable of and meet a boating community they'll never forget

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Ocean Wave Basics

Ocean Wave Basics

A closer look at how they form and what affects them will help you make smarter boating decisions

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Three Alarms That Can Save Your Boat

Three Alarms That Can Save Your Boat

There's no cause for alarm, but installing these three types of detectors could save not only your boat, but your life

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Celebrating billfish catch

An Angler's Ultimate Bucket List

This winter, if you want to take a fishing trip that you'll remember for a lifetime, consider these five top destinations

Med mooring in a busy Greek harbor

Cruising The Greek Islands

Chartering a boat in Greece brings back fond memories of past visits and creates many new ones

Rite in the Rain waterproof journal

2018 Boaters' Holiday Gift Guide

Buying gifts for the boaters in your life can be a unique challenge. Our editors created a shopping list of goodies to consider

Snorkling fun in the Bahamas

Sailing The Great Loop And Beyond

Two best friends sail south from the Midwest to the Bahamas, discover what they're capable of and meet a boating community they'll never forget

Powerboat hitting a big wave

Ocean Wave Basics

A closer look at how they form and what affects them will help you make smarter boating decisions

First alert smoke alarm

TThree Alarms That Can Save Your Boat

There's no cause for alarm, but installing these three types of detectors could save not only your boat, but your life

In This Issue Of BoatUS Magazine ...

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Online Extras

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

Med mooring illustration

Mastering Med Mooring

Technique to hold your boat perpendicular to a dock or shore

Cannabis leaf and gavel

Cannabis And Boating

Impairment is impairment no matter the substance

Side gate on pontoon boat for easy entry

Adaptive Boating

Faced with a medical issue here's how a boater kept the joy in boating

Propane locker

Handling Propane

Using sensible precautions in storing and using propane onboard

Life ring cartoon

Member Problems Solved

BoatUS Consumer Protection is there for you when you need help

Steve Lobb on his unique boat

Unusual Boat Design

Steve Lobb decided to build a very unique boat at age 72

Harvey Bass teaching sailing to kids

Harvey Bass

His mission is to get kids to share his addiction to sailing

Cutting fiberglass

How To Cut Fiberglass

Using the correct tools and techique helps ensure success

Installing a battery charger

Installing A Battery Charger

Step-by-step instructions for adding an onboard battery charger

Plastic thru-hull failure

Boater Alerts And Warnings

Be on the lookout for these danger signs

Fishing together cartoon

Best Day On the Water

A bachelor finally finds a partner who enjoys adventure and the water

From The Archives 

Photo of Bahamas anchorage

Onboard With Tom Neale

Read more from his lifetime of liveaboard and cruising experience

Cleaning hardware

Hassle-Free Hardware Installation

Installing hardware does not have to be a messy nightmare

Exercising seacock

Seacock Maintenance

Ignore these essential components and you could be sunk — literally

GOST Cloak security system

Theft-Prevention Systems

These systems vary in form and price can stop boat thieves in their tracks

Marina at sunset

What's In Your Marina Contract

Your marina contract might have language that could put you in a bind

Marina in winter

Keep Your Boat Safe This Winter

10 tips that can help prevent damage to your boat over winter

Featured Trailering Articles

Bilge pumpKeep Your Bilge Beautiful

Tips for keeping your bilge in top form and your boat's plumbing merrily gurgling along

Boarding boatReading A Trailer Capacity Plate

Obviously, your actual boat's capacity is just as important as your trailer

Towing large powerboatWinterize Your Boat Right

Get a fast start in the spring by putting your boat to bed properly before the winter freeze

Used trailerBuying A Used Trailer

Trailerable boats are like buildings: They need a good foundation. Here's what to look for

Marine battery closeupKeep On Charging

It's that little box that keeps the whole show running. Show it the respect it deserves with these tips

 

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