BoatUS

BoatUS is the nation's leading advocate for recreational boaters. It provides its more than 500,000 members with government representation, services such as 24-hour on-the-water boat towing and roadside assistance for boat trailers and tow vehicles, boat insurance programs and benefits that include marina and West Marine shopping discounts.

BoatU.S. names access award winners

BoatU.S. announced the five winners of its 2009 BoatU.S. Recreational Boating Access Award. Winners are: Oregon’s Port of Siuslaw; Florida’s Kissimmee River Valley Sportsmans Association; Raymond Graziotto, president and COO of the Loggerhead Club & Marina; the village council and mayor of North Perry, Ohio; and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ division of watercraft.…more

BoatU.S. says transponder requirement is impractical

BoatU.S. officials testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Coast Guard Subcommittee this week that any potential requirement for transponder technology on boats is not practical, nor would it reduce the threat of a waterborne attack. “Contrary to what Hollywood has portrayed, the average boat in this country is 16 feet. Requiring some type of…more

Spot, BoatU.S. offer new towing services

A new service from Spot LLC and BoatU.S. Towing Services could help boaters needing a tow. The new SPOT Assist Maritime service combines satellite messaging communications and GPS technology with BoatU.S. Towing Services. SPOT Assist Maritime gives recreational boaters the ability to summon a towboat for non-emergency assistance by pressing the “Help” button on their…more

BoatU.S. adds to advisory council

The Boat Owners Association of The United States made three key appointments to its National Advisory Council. They include Lenora Clark, Anne Sacks and Col. Terry West. Clark is vice chair of the California Boating and Waterways Commission and Sacks is president of the statewide advocacy group Recreational Boaters of California. West is president of…more

BoatU.S. holding $25,000 sweepstakes

The Boat Owners Association of the United States is giving away $25,000 to one boater who signs up for membership before Nov. 30. Visitors can click here to register for a membership and earn an entry in the sweepstakes for the grand prize as well as weekly prizes given away until the end of the…more

BoatU.S. seeks support of working waterfronts bill

BoatU.S. is urging boaters and anglers to contact members of Congress to co-sponsor H.R. 2548, “Keep Waterfronts Working Act of 2009.” Introduced by Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, and co-sponsored by Rep. Lois Capps, D-Calif., the bill would provide federal funding to coastal and Great Lakes states to help preserve and protect working waterfronts. The legislation…more

BoatU.S. debuts fishing newsletter

BoatU.S. Angler launched the Tacklebox Newsletter, a free e-newsletter that gives anglers tips and tools on how to ensure the “big one” doesn’t get away. The newsletter is e-mailed 10 times a year and covers a range of topics, including salt- and freshwater fishing tips from experts, do-it-yourself projects, fishing destinations and conservation tips. There’s…more

BoatU.S. seeks access award nominations

Nominations for the BoatU.S. National Recreational Boating Access Award are due Oct. 1. The award will honor an individual, group, government body, business or non-profit organization that has succeeded in preserving or improving public waterway access. Judges will look at four criteria: the challenges faced in retaining or increasing access in an area; the direct…more

BoatU.S. to promote Anglers’ Legacy program

BoatU.S. will use online Web banners, print public service announcements and its member newsletters to help promote Anglers’ Legacy, a program from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation that encourages avid boaters and anglers to introduce someone new to the sport. In addition, BoatU.S. Angler, a program that offers benefits and services geared specifically toward…more

BoatU.S. reports uptick in on-water assistance

On-the-water boat towing and ungrounding services provided to members of BoatU.S. were up 8 percent at the mid-summer mark, when compared to 2008, the group reports. “Boaters have less money in their wallets this year, which translates to fewer outings, less maintenance, and an increase in calls for on-the-water assistance,” BoatU.S. Towing Service vice president…more

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