Online Extras

April/May 2016


  • Boat clubCase In Point: The Chicago Yacht Club

    They have increased operating revenues, reduced resignations, grown membership, and sold out events. How did the members do it?

  • Life ringConsumer Protection Bureau

    Members can search the Consumer Protection database, get our free Boat Buyer's Toolbox, submit a complaint or compliment, and more.

  • Safe Skipper appApps To Keep You Safe On The Water

    Smartphone and tablet apps for weather, navigation, and maintenance are making boating safer.

  • Sailboat iconLearn To Sail

    Watch a helpful video from the BoatUS Foundation on what you must know to boat on our inland waterways.

  • Tania Aebi and her sonsThe Log Of Shangri-La

    What happens when Tania "unplugs" her two teenage boys and takes them cruising for a year.

  • Checking the propBoat Spring Checklist

    Watch this where BoatUS's Mike Vatalaro walks you through your safety checklist before you get on the water this year.

  • Vanished hullChoosing the Right Varnish

    A list of commonly available varnishes of all types, complete with links to manufacturer websites.


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