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News & Issues
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.
The Boaters' Voice On Capitol Hill
There's an old political saying: If you're not at the table, you may be on the menu. Your BoatUS Government Affairs team is right at the table, protecting your interests.
The Dangers of Drinking and Boating
Drunk driving in a boat is just as illegal — and can be even more hazardous — than drunk driving in a car.
Ship of Dreams
It’s 600-feet and cost more than $3 billion, but the world’s largest private yacht was built with a science-first mission.
New Line of Defense Against Asian Carp
Invasive fish species has relentlessly spread through American waters, but engineers have developed a new defense weapon.