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News & Issues
BoatUS Foundation Puts ‘Green’ Boat Cleaners To The Test
Many manufacturers claim their boat-care products are environmentally friendly. But how effective are they at getting your boat clean? The BoatUS Foundation finds out.
BoatUS And ABYC: Setting The Standards For Safety
BoatUS collaborates with boatbuilders and manufacturers, the Coast Guard, marine surveyors, and others to create safety standards so you can have a better, safer boat.
Boaters’ Tax Dollars At Work
The Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund returns tax money for boating infrastructure improvements that benefit boaters and anglers. A longtime champion of the Fund, BoatUS is working to ensure it continues.
Invasive Species: What Lurks Beneath
Nuisance species are invading the inland waters we love. Each of us must do what we can to prevent the spread.
Florida's Algae Blooms Wreak Havoc
Naturally occurring algae has amped up 15-fold over half a century, fueled by excessive nutrients running into Lake Okeechobee. Here’s what’s happening and what’s being done
Tax Changes For Boaters
Comprehensive tax changes were made in 2018 and, fortunately for boaters, the news is mostly good. Here's what you need to know.
What Makes A Clean Marina
More than 30 states have programs to help marinas lessen their environmental impact. Here's what it means to be certified.
Handling Boater's Complaints The Right Way
BoatUS Consumer Protection has been helping our members resolve disputes with manufacturers, dealers, and service providers for 30 years. Here's what works and what doesn't.