August/September 2014


Thumbnail photo of Navy Pier in Chicago ILBoatUS Reports: Great Lakes Separation

Protecting the Great Lakes from invasive carp, boater's survey results released, plastic microbead pollutants, swimming tips for boaters and more ...


USCG drone imageGame Of Drones

State legislatures and the FAA wrestle with the myriad applications of drones entering our everyday lives, and how they should be regulated.


Thumbnail photo of man learning to sailLive & Learn

The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers a series of user-friendly seamanship, boat handling, and safety courses, which you can take online at your own pace.


Thumbnail photo of Colonel Jeff RagusaHurricane Hunters: Into The Eye
Of The Storm

The U.S. Air Force Hurricane Hunters chase the eye of the storm. But off the clock, a surprising number are also boaters.


Thumbnail photo of towing stranded boatTowing Vs. Salvage

The BoatUS Salvage Arbitration Plan can help resolve towing disputes quickly, and inexpensively.



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