A coastal Florida Rescue highlights several safe practices to use on the water when in the face of an oncoming thunderstorm.
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.
Boaters must speak up today to preserve their anchoring rights in the state of Florida.
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.
Florida legislature is reviewing the proposed anchoring restriction bill and BoatUS is calling for all boater, local and transient, to voice their concerns.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.