22 Tips for New Boaters

From experienced BoatUS staff Always overdress, you can always take clothing off and weather conditions on the water are usually different than on land. -Dennis Rosen (50 year boater, 40 year sailor of small boats) Go slow, particularly when docking, and you’ll look like a pro. Slow is pro! -Ted Sensenbrenner (30 years near shore fisherman and off –…

“Become “Boat Smart”

Learning the basics of boat operation and safety is best done before your first trip to the marina or launch ramp. In fact, a number of states require powerboat operators to take a boating education course and carry a license or certificate proving successful course completion any time they’re underway. RESOURCES FOR YOU! The US…

Registering Your Boat

Registering your boat is an important step in boat ownership. By registering your boat, you are helping to keep boating a safe and enjoyable pastime and both protect and enhance your state’s aquatic natural resources. Make sure you know the boating laws for your state before you leave the dock. Register Your Boat Online!