With boat engines improving in quality and reliability, is buying an extended service contract – also known as an “extended warranty” - worth the money today? BoatUS Consumer Affairs looks at the issue here.
Top 10 Gear For Runabouts
There’s a lot to be said for owning small runabouts, center consoles or bow riders, but you need the right ten pieces of equipment if you want o venture into open water. See what BoatUS recommends.
Connect GPS to DSC VHF For Rescue
An incredible 80% of all DSC VHF mayday calls have no vessel location information, which can delay or even prevent a rescue. Here are two tips from BoatUS that will ensure rescuers will find you.
A storm is barreling down on the coastline. Is there really anything can you do to lessen damage to your boat? Click here for the best tips, tools and storm-proven techniques for hurricane preparation.
Towing vs. Salvage
One costs relatively little and one can cost into the thousands. Click here to learn the fine line that separates a simple boat-towing job from the more complex salvage job, commonly known as wreck removal.