D. SCOTT CROFT
Lessons Learned from the Rescue of Four Kayak Anglers
A coastal Florida Rescue highlights several safe practices to use on the water when in the face of an oncoming thunderstorm.
BoatUS: Legislative Vote Tomorrow May Interrupt Florida Anchoring Pilot Program
HB 1051, which the Florida Legislature will vote on tomorrow, aims to ban overnight anchoring in Sunset Lake, Middle River and between three sets of islands in Biscayne Bay.
Legislation to Severely Restrict Anchoring on Deck Tomorrow in Florida Legistlature
Boaters must speak up today to preserve their anchoring rights in the state of Florida.
BoatUS Heightens Call For Boaters To Speak Up About Ethanol
The (EPA) is asking for comments on a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s fuel supply for 2015 and 2016.
BoatUS: Boaters Need To Speak Up Now On Florida Anchoring Laws
Florida legislature is reviewing the proposed anchoring restriction bill and BoatUS is calling for all boater, local and transient, to voice their concerns.
Eight Bells: BoatUS Founder Richard Schwartz Passes
BoatUS Chairman and Founder Richard Schwartz passed away last week after a short illness. He was 85. "No one did more for America’s recreational boaters than Schwartz," said BoatUS president Podlich in remembrance.
BoatUS: New Legislation Would Fix Renewable Fuel Standard
Boat Owners Association of The United States is urging recreational boaters to contact their Representatives to support the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act of 2015.
In Rare Act of Agreement, Congress Does the Right Thing for Boat Owners
In an exceptional act of agreement, the recently departed 113th Congress did the right thing for boat owners. It extended some boat sales tax and mortgage interest deductions when filing a 2014 federal income tax return.
BoatUS Issues Call For New Life Jacket Designs (VIDEO)
On the line at the BoatUS Foundation's Boating Safety and Clean Water is a first place prize of $10,000 for the best new design submitted for the 2015 Innovations in Life Jacket Design Competition.
'Tis The Season: BoatUS Releases Winterizing Primer
Water expands in volume by about nine percent when it freezes, creating a staggering force that can crack a boat engine block, damage fiberglass, split hoses, or destroy a boat’s refrigeration system overnight.