News & Issues
Alternative Marine Fuels
A new range of ethanol-free fuels, tested by the NMMA with good results, may reduce your boat’s emissions. Let’s look a little deeper.
A Whale Of A Fight
A $5 million appropriation for near real-time tracking of endangered North American right whales was the top priority a coalition of boating interests.
The Recreational Boaters of California: Advocates since 1968
California ranks 4th when it comes to registered boats among our 50 states. Luckily Golden State boaters have a strong voice thanks to their regional advocacy group, a BoatU.S. partner.
BoatUS Concerned About Potential AIS Tracking Of Recreational Boaters
This now-vital tool in marine safety and national security could someday be used to track recreational vessel location and speed. Is that OK?
Boat Selling Scams To Avoid
Unfortunately, these days, selling your boat may be rife with attempts from "buyers" trying to fleece you! Here are the red flags for fraud and what to do about it.
Broward County Florida Anchoring Law Strikes Balance For Landowners And Cruisers
Much-needed anchoring rules will help address a transient layover problem at one popular Florida destination. BoatUS is pushing other municipalities to follow suit.