News & Issues
Results of BoatUS Sponsored Fuel and Fiberglass Gas Tank Tests
Soon after the Long Island Sound area of New York switched to gas mixed with ethanol, BoatUS began receiving calls from boaters experiencing issues with older gas-powered boats with fiberglass fuel tanks.
Cannabis And Boating
Impairment is impairment no matter the substance. But with marijuana, there is even more at stake — regardless of legality in your state.
Biobutanol: The Ethanol Alternative
Biobutanol is an ideal substitute for the engine-damaging ethanol that boaters have been forced to use. What is it, and when will we see it in marinas?
8 Things A Marine Surveyor Wants You To Know
If you've never had a marine survey before, here are some things to help make the experience better.
Coping with Aquatic Invasives
We've adapted boating habits to fight plant and animal invaders from distant waters. Now agencies and manufacturers are looking for new ways to cope with those already here.
Advocating For Our Members
Your BoatUS membership offers an invaluable service you might not be aware of — until you need it.
Boaters Benefit From Reinvested Tax Dollars
Rebuilding our transportation infrastructure is high on the nation's to-do list, but innovative grants programs have been bolstering the waterfront for years.
Navigating The Challenging Waters Of Washington
When BoatUS was founded in 1966, we went to work advocating for recreational boaters in the federal legislative and regulatory arenas. That hasn't changed. Here's a snapshot of issues we're focused on for 2018.