Is Your Boat’s Long Winter Nap Going Well?
SPRINGFIELD, VA., Jan. 24, 2022 – Storms have hammered the U.S., and many recreational boats are sleeping away the winter under a layer of ice and snow. If you store your boat outside and haven’t checked up on her lately, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has five tips for a midwinter…
What Did We Name Our Boats in 2022? Top 10 Boat Names List
Now that recreational boating is coming to a close in much of the country, BoatUS takes a look back at the Top 10 boat names ordered this season through its online boat graphics service and provides some commentary.
Andiamo: Meaning “let’s go / we go / come on” in Italian, Andiamo remains in the…
Boat Winterizing Truth or Myth? Test Your Knowledge
Recreational boat owners are preparing their boats for a long winter’s nap, but sugarplums aren’t dancing in their heads. What may keep them up at night is hoping cold temperatures won’t damage their boats. Freshwater expands in volume by about 9% when it freezes and can push outward with a force of…
3 Boating Safety Tips Just Right for Fall Boating
Fall boating season has arrived, and with it come different types of risks that cold water and air temperatures bring. Here are three boating safety tips from the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water just right for leaf peeping season.
A float plan is needed: A float plan is as simple as telling a…