Illegal Charters: Don't Step Aboard
Illegally operated charter boat operations are more common than you think. Here's an inside look at a Coast Guard sting operation.
Can You Legally Boat In Another State?
If you plan to skipper your boat outside the state in which you reside, check state and local boating requirements to ensure you're on the right side of the law.
Cannabis and Boating
Impairment is impairment no matter the substance. But with marijuana, there is even more at stake — regardless of legality in your state.
Towing vs Salvage: Settling Disputes Inexpensively
When there's a dispute over the fair and reasonable value of a salvage claim, the BoatUS Salvage Arbitration Program can be a fast, low-cost way to resolve disagreements.
Hoax Mayday Calls To The Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard handles more than 25,000 distress calls every year, the vast majority legitimate. But when a few disreputable people say "mayday" on the radio, they're looking for mayhem.