Environment & Clean Water
A New Marine Sanctuary? Your Voice Counts
An underwater canyon approximately 100 miles southeast of New York City has been proposed as a new national marine sanctuary. NOAA wants your input.
TowBoatUS And The Case Of The Wayward Weather Buoy
After a seven-hour hunt, Captains Trey Tuggle and Jeremy Larson of TowBoatUS St. Augustine retrieve an errant weather buoy with a sea turtle attached.
New Ideas For Recycling Old Fishing Line And Lures
The BoatUS Foundation cast a wide net looking for fresh designs to jumpstart an effective, sustainable method to keep old lines and soft bait out of the trash cycle.
Marine Fisheries Update
Managing and regulating our fish stocks is complicated and always contentious. In 2021, the job has become tougher than ever.
Citizen Science Onboard
You may not think of yourself as a scientist, but as a boater, you're close to being one. Here's how recording your observations while out on the water can contribute to important research.
The 2021 Red Tide Report
Two years after the toxic event that devastated Florida's recreational and commercial boating, BoatUS takes a look at current coastal conditions and whether mitigation steps have worked.