June/July 2014


Thumbnail photo of Gulf Coast watersBoatUS Reports: Gulf Water Rising

Gulf coast water levels rising; junior sailing investment pays off for Mississippi coast after Hurricane Katrina; NY State promotes lifetime adventure licenses; HMS Bounty investigation released and much more ...


Thumbnail photo of scam warning signBoat Buying And Selling Scams

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Learning to recognize the signs will help you protect yourself.


Thumbnail photo of Marina San Carlos, MexicoBringing A Boat To Mexico

Lessons learned from boats seized in Mexico. Make sure all your paperwork is in order, your permits are displayed, and that you comply with all local laws.


Illustration of lifejacket inspectionInspecting Inflatable Life Jackets

Here is what you need to do every two to three months and at the beginning of your boating season to make sure your life jacket will still work properly when you need it.


Thumbnail photo wreck removal from reefWhy Boats Sink

An analysis of 2012 insurance files reveals the most common reasons that boats end up under the water.



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