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News & Issues
Love It Or List It?
Should you fix-up your boat before you try to sell, or sell it as-is? The answers to these questions may surprise you.
Can You Legally Boat In Another State?
If you plan to skipper your boat outside the state in which you reside, check state and local boating requirements to ensure you're on the right side of the law.
NOAA To Eliminate Printed Tide And Current Tables
Be aware that a change in U.S. Coast Guard policy allows products to go fully digital in 2021.
A Warning On Vessel Documentation
Here’s what you need to know to avoid overpaying when renewing your boat’s U.S. Coast Guard documentation.
Coalitions: Strength In Numbers
BoatUS leverages our political effectiveness by strategic partnering with like-minded groups that share our goal of looking out for your interests.
What They Don't Have To Tell You
19 insider tips on buying boats, engines, warranties, service contracts, working with brokers and private sellers, and what's never covered.
Consumer Affairs Success Stories
The BoatUS Consumer Affairs department provides an alternative for those times when your frustration meter is going off the scale.
Uniform Titling For Boats
A Member interested in a used boat wanted to know how to tell if it might have been salvaged or sunk after a hurricane. The answer? You can't tell. Yet.
Should You Trust Customer Satisfaction Awards?
How valuable are these feedback surveys for boating consumers? Manufacturers think they are – and they use the results to improve the product.