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Published: June/July 2014

Thumbnail photo of USCGMMSI Registration

Learn how to get a free MMSI number, and how to properly hook up your radio.


 Thumbnail photo of Bassmaster Classic angler Tim JohnstonVideo: "My Papa's In The Classic"

Hear an original rap song by Bassmaster Classic angler Tim Johnston's son Skeeter.


Thumbnail photo of Bassmaster Classic angler Casey AshleyVideo: "Fisherman"

Bassmaster Classic angler Casey Ashley is another who regularly swaps the lake for the studio.


Thumbnail map of lighthouse locationsKeeping the Lighthouses

See where all 12 lighthouses are located, including Fort Wadsworth.


Thumbnail photo of an alligatorDon't Get Lured Into A Deal That's Too Good

Two boat-buying deals that seemed fine at first, but something seemed a little fishy.


Thumbnail illustration of bobbin replacementAnnual Bobbin Replacement

Tips for specific life jacket models.


Thumbnail photo of Marina San Carlos, MexicoPassing Through Customs

More on regulations when cruising to Canada, Mexico, and the Bahamas.


Thumbnail photo of pine trees on Horn IslandThe Ever Changing Barrier Islands

The barrier islands of Mississippi are an important first line of hurricane defense and often bear the full force of such storms.


Thumbnail photo of salon and kitchen renovationRenovation Nation

More before-and-after photos of our BoatUS members' inspirational boat-restoration projects.


Thumbnail photo of brothers Matt and Jordan LeeThe Academics Of Bass Fishing

The Lee brothers' story is tapping into the zeitgeist of a boom in college fishing clubs around the country.


Thumbnail photo of a variety of sealantsHow To Pick The Right Sealant

Perfect technique can't make up for the wrong sealant. If you really want to stop that leak, start by getting the sealant right.


Thumbnail photo of boat electrical systemNeed A Lift?

More great, practical tips and projects for your boat.



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