Whether you need advice on how to buy or sell a boat, are debating whether to invest in a refit or get something new, are looking for a vehicle to tow your boat, or are seeking boat-towing tips and techniques, you’re in the right place! The experts at BoatUS Magazine offer buying and selling advice, information on different styles of boats, reasons why you might want to trade in your boat for one that better fits your lifestyle, comparisons of fuel-efficient tow vehicles, boat trailer maintenance and do-it-yourself projects, essential checklists, and more.
Boats & Tow Vehicles
Sea-Doo Launches Jet-Propulsion Pontoon
BoatUS Editors review Sea Doo’s new jet propulsion tri-hull boat The Switch. This pontoon boat from BRP Bombardier Recreational Products is adaptable in a snap.
The 2021 Boat Shows Are A Go!
Let’s try to leave the last year-plus in our wake and chart a new course for our favorite boat shows — because they're back, with a few twists.
Cruising In Style
This little 'low rider' bowrider may not float, but it will certainly turn heads and draws a crowd wherevers it goes.
Be Your Own Surveyor (Sort Of)
There's no substitute for a proper marine survey, but there are some basic DIY inspection techniques. Here are some expert tips to view a boat with a critical eye.
U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Documentation FAQs
Wondering how to renew or document a vessel with the U.S. Coast Guard? BoatUS answers your most common questions on vessel documentation.