A panel of 11 national boating leaders who serve as a sounding board for BoatUS gathered last week with senior leadership from the boater organization in Williamsburg, Va., to discuss key issues affecting recreational boating.
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.
BoatUS said a new partnership with the unified booking and marketing platform Dockwa enables the boater group’s members to find and book a slip with just a few taps on Dockwa’s app.
Owners of outboard boats have lived with portable fuel tanks for years, but recent efforts to stop gas fumes from escaping by eliminating the two-way vent is causing new concerns.
Mark Corke, a boating writer known for his technical acumen, has been appointed associate editor of BoatUS Magazine.
BoatUS is renaming its West Coast-based Vessel Assist towing fleet as TowBoatUS.
Sally Helme, publisher of Bonnier Corp.’s Cruising World and Sailing World magazines, was honored with the 2015 Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award.
When you fix a boat, you need your toolbox.
BoatUS said Tuesday that it is under new ownership.
BoatUS released its list of the top 10 boat names for 2015.
Vessel Assist of Ventura, Calif., was honored Sunday as Tower of the Year at the BoatUS Towing Services annual conference.