News & Issues
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.
Insurance For Peer To Peer Boat Rental
Today, using peer-to-peer platforms, you can ask a stranger to cook you dinner, move your couch, or walk your dog. There are even those who’ll loan you their boat for the afternoon.
BoatUS Supports Faster Fund Distribution For Dredging
Ports and harbors around the country have been authorized to get needed dredging and infrastructure improvements. The money is there. The problem lies in appropriation.