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2006 - 2007

2007

December

12/18/2007 - Top Ten New Years Resolutions To Make You A Better Boater In 2008
12/17/2007 - Go Back To School At Seattle Boat Show University
12/13/2007 - WATERFRONT ACCESS BILL NEEDS CONGRESSIONAL CO-SPONSORS
12/11/2007 - BoatUS Partners With The Walker Agency To Grow The 650,000 Member Association
Inland

12/6/2007 - WHY SAILBOATS SINK AND FIVE TIPS TO PREVENT IT
12/3/2007 - HELP STOP SPREAD OF INVASIVE SPECIES IN YOUR HOME WATERS WITH A BOATUS FOUNDATION
CLEAN WATER GRANT

November

11/1/2007 - Dry Southeast Has Left Some Boat Owners Thirsting For A Way Out
11/1/2007 - BoatUS Members Prevail In Florida Anchoring Decision

October

10/30/2007 - Top Ten Tips For Winter Fishing From BoatUS Angler
10/26/2007 - Conference To Look At The Future Of Intracoastal Waterway
10/16/2007 - Last Call: $50,000 In Boating Safety Grants Available From BoatUS Foundation
10/15/2007 - What You Need To Know About E-10 Ethanol Fuel And Winter Boat Layup
10/11/2007 - BoatUS Collegiate Championship Anglers Didn't Get Down About Downtime
10/3/2007 - How To Avoid The Six Most Common Winterizing Mistakes

September

9/26/2007 - BoatUS Foundation Boating Safety Grant Program Reaches $750,000 Milestone
9/20/2007 - BoatUS Members Favor Mandatory Education
9/18/2007 - BoatUS Endorses Americas Waterway Watch Program - A Neighborhood Watch-Style
Terrorism Deterrent

9/12/2007 - Vessel Assist San Francisco Announces Arrival Of New High Speed Response Vessel

August

8/28/2007 - On-The-Water Towing Company Changes Hands
8/27/2007 - BoatUS Goes Fishing Again With Top College Anglers At BoatUS National Collegiate
Bass Fishing Championship

8/27/2007 - Local Marina Operator Expands Business With Purchase Of On-The-Water Towing Company
8/23/2007 - Local Tug Captain And Marina Operator Are New Owners Of TowBoatUS Virginia Beach
8/17/2007 - Boaters Can Get Free Hurricane Preparation Tips And Tools At BoatUS Hurricane
Resource Center

8/8/2007 - US District Court Ruling Threatens Recreational Boating
8/8/2007 - Commercial Marine Services Company Expands Into Recreational Boating With Opening
Of TowBoatUS Port Jefferson, NY

8/4/2007 - TSA Lets Inflatable Life Jackets Fly
8/2/2007 - Vessel Assist Helps Find Lost Sailboat With Two Aboard 45 Miles Off California Coast

July

7/18/2007 - Sea Tow Slips Up On Boating Safety
7/18/2007 - BoatUS Foundation Funds Grassroots Environmental Projects And Honors
Oyster Bay Power Squadron With Excellence Award

7/12/2007 - On-The-Water Towing Company Expands With Opening Of TowBoatUS Lake Crescent, FL
7/11/2007 - Recreational Boating Safety Record Never Been Better
7/10/2007 - BoatUS Seeks Captains For New Online Professional Captains Locator Service
7/9/2007 - Online Boat Launch Ramp Locator Helps Trailer Boaters And PWC Owners Find New
Cruising Grounds

June

6/28/2007 - Long-Time Employee Becomes Owner Of On-The-Water Recreational Boat
Towing Business

6/28/2007 - Boat Delivery Captain Puts Down Roots With Opening Of TowBoatUS Pickwick Lake, TN
6/26/2007 - 10 Things That Could Get You Into Trouble On The Water On Americas Busiest
Boating Holiday

6/25/2007 - BoatUS Foundation Seeks Local Help With Fishing Line Recycling Program
6/21/2007 - Top Ten Tips From Boatus For Getting The Most From A Tank Of Gas
6/20/2007 - Free Hurricane Preparation Guide For Boats Includes Lessons Learned From
Recent Hurricanes

6/11/2007 - BoatUS Towing Responder On Lake Lewisville, TX Opens
6/7/2007 - H.P. Sandy Purdon Tapped For First BoatUS Foundation Environmental
Leadership Award

6/6/2007 - Womens Sailing Conference A Sellout; Janet Baxter Honored For Leadership In
Womens Sailing

6/5/2007 - United States Sally Barkow Takes 2007 BoatUS Santa Maria Cup
6/5/2007 - Six Reasons Why Your Boat May Be Damaged Or Sunk This Hurricane Season
6/5/2007 - Whats So Different About Buying Fishin Boat Insurance?
6/1/2007 - Virginia Sea Scouts Earn BoatUS Flagship Award

May

5/29/2007 - All Roadside Assistance Clubs Arent Created Equal If Your Boat Needs Towing
5/25/2007 - Small Vessel Security Summit Looms As Boating Season Gets Underway
5/24/2007 - Media Alert: Come Sail With World-Class Sailboat Racers on the Day Before the
Start of The BoatUS Santa Maria Cup - Special Media Sailing Day Gets You Up Close and P
ersonal

5/24/2007 - If A Boat Could Talk, What Would It Tell You?
5/23/2007 - Boating Anglers Can Win Mustang Inflatable Life Vests
5/23/2007 - MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND COULD SPELL TROUBLE FOR SOME BOATERS
5/16/2007 - Unique Learning Experience At Women’s Sailing Conference, June 2
5/10/2007 - BoatUS Honors Access Award Winners First National Symposium on Water
Access Launched

5/10/2007 - FRYE ISLAND TOW BECOMES TOWBOATUS SEBAGO LAKE, ME
5/10/2007 - BoatUS Honors Access Award Winners - First National Symposium on Water
Access Launched

5/9/2007 - Why Boats Sink In The Springtime - And Can Wreck Your Entire Boating Season
5/8/2007 - Vessel Assist Winchester Bay, OR Opens The Second On-the-Water Assistance Port
for Capt. Thomas Kramer

5/2/2007 - ON-LINE ’TOOLBOX’ HELPS ANGLERS STAY SAFE ON THE WATER
5/2/2007 - Top Women Sailors To Duel For BoatUS Santa Maria Cup May 30 - June 2
5/1/2007 - BOATERS CAN LEARN FROM HURRICANE PREPARATION SYMPOSIUM

April

4/26/2007 - Opening Day On The Bay Marks The Official Start Of San Francisco’s 2007
Boating Season

4/25/2007 - Donate Your Boat To Science
4/24/2007 - BoatUS Cooperating Marina Program Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With 870 Marinas
Nationwide

4/23/2007 - Captain Douglas Schultz Takes The Helm Of Of Three Georgia TowBoatUS Ports
4/18/2007 - TowBoatUS Watch Hill, RI Opens
4/17/2007 - TowBoatUS Bay St. Louis Opens On The Mississippi Gulf Coast
4/17/2007 - BoatUS ANGLER Adds Nationally Recognized Fishing Pro & Guide "Captain
Steve" Chaconas To "Ask The Experts"

4/16/2007 - Gap Is Closed With Opening Of TowBoatUS Saugatuck, MI
4/16/2007 - The Boat Insurance Maze: Important Buying Tips From BoatUS
4/12/2007 - Vessel Assist Nanaimo, British Columbia Opens
4/9/2007 - TOWBOATUS LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN, LA, OPENS
4/5/2007 - Hundreds of Boats To Parade In "Opening Day On The Bay" Sunday, April 29

March

3/28/2007 - Capt. Brian Williams Takes The Helm Of TowBoatUS Detroit/Lake St Clair And Opens
Additional Location In Port Huron, MI

3/27/2007 - Freshwater Anglers Can Get Help On The Road Or On The Water With New BoatUS
ANGLER Program

3/26/2007 - Working Waterfronts Under Siege: May 9 - 11 Conference To Address Access
Issues

3/22/2007 - BoatUS Foundation Announces Boating Safety Grant Winners
3/13/2007 - Wiggins Towboat Company Becomes BoatUS Towing Responder
3/1/2007 - BoatUS Annual List Of Top Ten Boat Names

February

2/26/2007 - US Power Squadrons Honor District 3 Of Long Island, New York And
Manatee Sail & Power Squadron Of West Central Florida With Civic Service Awards At
Annual Meeting Awards Sponsored by BoatUS

2/16/2007 - Olander Wins Editorial Excellence Award
2/15/2007 - BoatUS Foundation’s Emergency Beacon Rental Program Wins Motor Boating
Magazine’s "Best Of The Year" Award

2/14/2007 - American Boat & Yacht Council Foundation Honors Capt. Mike Stewart Of
TowBoatUS North Miami, FL For Heroic Action

January

1/23/2007 - Boaters’ Comments Needed On Continuation Of Loran System
1/16/2007 - Nominations Due For New Environmental Leadership Award From BoatUS
Foundation

1/15/2007 - Time Running Out To Enter BoatUS Recreational Boating Access Award
1/11/2007 - Nation’s Largest On-The-Water Boat Towing Service Reports Increase In
Calls For Assistance In 2006

1/10/2007 - Womens Boating Survey Sheds Light On Boating Skills, Education
1/9/2007 - Reasons Why Inboard/Outboard Powerboats Sink
1/4/2007 - BoatUS National Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Starts Airing This
Wednesday, January 10 On Fox College Sports Net

1/4/2007 - Last Call To Apply For BoatUS Foundation Clean Water Grants

2006

December

12/26/2006 - Top Ten Boater’s New Year’s Resolutions From Boat Owners
Association Of The United States

12/18/2006 - Women Sailors To Gather February 3 For SCYA Women’s Sailing Convention
12/15/2006 - Marinas, Yacht Clubs, Boat Yards Invited to Hurricane Preparation Symposium March
1-2, 2007

November

11/30/2006 - Free BoatUS Guide To Buying And Selling A Boat Now Available Online At BoatUS.Com
11/29/2006 - BoatUS Foundation’s Online VHF Radio Tutorial Debuts
11/9/2006 - BoatUS National Collegiate Bass Tournament Shows That Anglers Can Use A Little
Help Every Now And Then

11/8/2006 - Applications Available For BoatUS Foundation Clean Water Grants

October

10/31/2006 - Nancy Michelman Appointed President Of BoatUS
10/31/2006 - BoatUS President Jim Ellis Steps Down To Retire
10/23/2006 - Do You Know an Environmental Leader? The BoatUS Foundation seeks
nominations for NEW Environmental Leadership Award

10/23/2006 - What You Need to KNow about E-10 Ethanol Fuel and Winter Boat Layup
10/18/2006 - Waterway's Economic Impact and Future To Be Discussed at AIWA Annual Conference
November 15 & 16, 2006

10/12/2006 - Last Call: $50,000 In Boating Safety Grants Available From BoatUS Foundation
10/11/2006 - How To Avoid The Six Most Common Winterizing Mistakes
10/10/2006 - Sciulla Named Publisher Of BoatUS Magazine

September

9/28/2006 - BoatUS Sponsors National Collegiate Fishing Championship
9/19/2006 - BoatUS: Top Ten Tips On How To Store Your Boat Ashore This Winter
9/18/2006 - "Freeze Coverage Insurance" Takes Care Of Boat Engine Winterizing Mistakes

August

8/30/2006 - BoatU.S. Sets One Million Member Goal On 40th Anniversary
8/29/2006 - BoatU.S. Says Summer Boating Season Was Better Than Expected
8/17/2006 - Vessel Assist Radio Dispatcher Helps Save Six From Sinking Vessel
8/16/2006 - BoatUS Foundation Help Stop The Drops Program Partners With Marina Fuel Docks And
Boaters

8/15/2006 - Call For Entries: Boating Safety Youth Program Award
8/9/2006 - BoatUS Foundation Boating Safety Grants Available
8/8/2006 - Why Do Outboard Powerboats Sink?
8/7/2006 - Hurricanes And Trailer Boats Tips For Getting Out Of Harm’s Way From The BoatU.S.
Trailering Club

8/1/2006 - BoatUS.com Offers Free Online Boat Group Message Boards
8/1/2006 - BoatUS VP of Government Affairs Margaret Bonds Podlich Makes 2006 U.S. Sailing Team

8/1/2006 - Free Updated Boaters Hurricane Preparation Guide

July

7/31/2006 - BoatU.S. Cooperating Marinas Ramping Up For National Marina Day
7/21/2006 - TowBoatU.S. Cudjoe Key, FL Opens
7/20/2006 - Boaters Can Learn From Crew Overboard Rescue Symposium
7/20/2006 - National Forum Slated To Address Water Access Issues
7/19/2006 - New Owner Takes The Helm Of TowBoatU.S. Shinnecock, NY And TowBoatU.S. Moriches, NY
7/10/2006 - Free Hurricane Preparation Tips And Tools Available Now
7/5/2006 - Vessel Assist Needles, CA Opens

June

6/30/2006 - BoatU.S. Magazine Honored For Advocacy
6/28/2006 - TowBoatU.S. Opens Two New Ports In St. Joseph, MI And South Haven, MI
6/28/2006 - Vessel Assist Olympia, WA Opens
6/27/2006 - TowBoatU.S. New London, CT Opens
6/27/2006 - BoatU.S. Has Top Five Tips For Trailer Boaters
6/26/2006 - BoatU.S. Expects Nations Waterways To Be Less Crowded On July 4th Holiday
6/8/2006 - Women’s Conference A Success Despite The Weather
6/6/2006 - Nancy Erley Awarded Leadership in Womens Sailing Honors
6/5/2006 - Spithill Wins 2006 BoatU.S. Santa Maria Cup

May

5/26/2006 - CALIFORNIA SEA SCOUTS EARN BOATU.S. FLAGSHIP AWARD
5/25/2006 - MEDIA ALERT: INVITATION TO SPECIAL MEDIA SAILING DAY TUESDAY MAY 30 WITH TOP
COMPETITORS OF BOATU.S. SANTA MARIA CUP

5/23/2006 - NATION’S LARGEST ON-THE-WATER TOWING SERVICE ANTICIPATES 3,000 BOATERS
WILL CALL FOR ASSISTANCE THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

5/23/2006 - NEW OWNER FOR TOWBOATU.S. PANAMA CITY, FL
5/18/2006 - TOWBOATU.S. HARBOR BEACH, MI, OPENS
5/15/2006 - Top Women Sailors To Duel For BoatU.S. Santa Maria Cup May 31 - June 3
5/15/2006 - National Safe Boating Week May 20-26
5/11/2006 - Bay Native Looks Forward To First Full Season Assisting Local Boaters
5/10/2006 - TowBoatU.S. Offers More Help For Boaters On Inland Waterways
5/9/2006 - Vessel Assist Offers More Help For Boaters On Inland Waterways
5/8/2006 - BoatU.S. Foundation Opens 45 New Kids Life Jacket Loaner Sites
5/1/2006 - TOWBOATU.S. FOX LAKE, ILLINOIS, OPENS

April

4/26/2006 - FREE BOATU.S. GUIDE TO BUYING AND SELLING A BOAT NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
BOATUS.COM

4/25/2006 - UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT WOMEN’S SAILING CONFERENCE, JUNE 3
4/24/2006 - Media Alert: "Opening Day On The Bay" Marks The Official Start Of San
Francisco’s 2006 Boating Season

4/20/2006 - MERRICK AVIATION MARINE STEPS UP TO BECOME TOWBOATU.S. INGRAM BAY
4/12/2006 - Calling All Women: How Did You Learn To Boat?
4/12/2006 - BoatU.S. Towing Services Expands Inland: Seven New Ports Make 263 Nationwide
4/11/2006 - Three Baltimore Cops Receive Investigator Of The Year Awards
4/5/2006 - Wind Powered Racers Can Run Out Of Fuel

March

3/31/2006 - Recreational Boaters Now Have Local Lobbying Help On The Web
3/29/2006 - Is Your Boating "Earth-Friendly"?
3/23/2006 - The Boat Insurance Maze: Important Buying Tips From BoatU.S.
3/22/2006 - Spring Into Boating With BoatU.S. Commissioning Safety Checklist
3/10/2006 - Loran Termination Proposed by Coast Guard
3/9/2006 - Survey Reveals Great Distaste for Presidential Tax Panel’s Proposal to End
Second Home Mortgage Interest Deduction

3/9/2006 - Has Your Boat Ever Been Recalled? Free BoatU.S. Recall Alert Registry Helps Boat
Manufacturers and Owners

3/8/2006 - BoatU.S. List of Top Insurance Claims

February

2/17/2006 - Nicholson Wins Editorial Excellence Award
2/16/2006 - BoatUS Founder Receives Top Marine Industry Award
2/16/2006 - Grad Student Wins Life Jacket Design Competition
2/9/2006 - Media Alert: Innovations In Life Jacket Design Competition Winner To Be
Announced At Miami Boat Show Press Breakfast

2/9/2006 - Shopping For a New Boat? Warranties Are Better Than They Used To Be
2/1/2006 - Hispanics Make Their First Mark On Annual BoatUS Top Ten List of Boat Names

January

1/31/2006 - Cory Sertl Awarded Leadership In Womens Sailing Honors
1/19/2006 - The BoatU.S. Top Ten List of Stolen Vessels
1/18/2006 - BoatU.S. Foundation Rental EPIRB Saves Two Transatlantic Rowers
1/11/2006 - A Few Good Marinas Sought For BoatU.S. Foundation’s Life Jacket Loaner
Program

1/10/2006 - Women Sailors To Gather February 4 For SCYA Women’s Sailing Convention
1/5/2006 - Boating More Affordable Now With The Addition Of 56 New BoatU.S. Cooperating
Marinas

 
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