• Christmas Onboard: A Back Deck Recipe

    December 15, 2018 Published in the November 2018 issue
    Multimedia
    Make this Christmas season as tasty as possible with these recipes!
  • Marina Facts

    December 14, 2018
    Feature
    Check out these Q&A's for finding your perfect houseboat slip.
  • Verifying Your Fish, Literally

    Web Exclusive December 13, 2018
    Multimedia
    Sometimes, identifying a fish species can be tricky, and without that knowledge it is impossible to determine whether or not it is in season or within the size and catch limit. FishVerify, an iOS app, can aid you with all of that.
  • Coast Guard Authorization Act

    December 12, 2018
    News
    BoatUS News
    Engine cutoff switch requirement and 5-year vessel documentation is now included in the passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act.
  • Boat A Home Video

    December 11, 2018
    Multimedia
    Check out this awesome video of the Boat A Home Escape II. Looks pretty fun!
  • Good Samaritans

    December 10, 2018 Published in the November 2018 issue
    Multimedia
    By Joan Wenner, J.D.
    We know there are times out on the waterways when a fellow mariner needs help fairly quickly. If you do take on the task, act reasonably and don’t put your vessel or yourself or guests at risk.
  • Food Safety in the Shipshape Galley

    December 09, 2018
    Multimedia
    Janet Groene
    In these days of more and stronger microbes, food safety in the galley is more important than ever before. Check out these tips for food safety!
  • If Wishes were Fishes

    December 08, 2018
    Multimedia
    Ted A. Thompson
    "As most of us learned when we were very young, when it comes to gifts, it’s the thought that counts. I am a thoughtful, giving guy, so I thought I would give folks some ideas of what I’d like for Christmas, boatwise." -Ted A. Thompson
  • InReach Mini Marine Bundle

    December 07, 2018
    Multimedia
    Garmin International, Inc.
    Garmin International announced the inReach Mini Marine Bundle, a new addition to its popular line of satellite communicators with available two-way messaging, basic navigation and a 24/7 SOS function via the global Iridium® network1.
  • Ethanol Misfueling Danger

    December 06, 2018
    News
    BoatUS News
    A new website with photos of gas station pumps clearly shows the challenges boaters face with poor ethanol warning labels at the pump, resulting in a greater risk of misfueling.
  • FUSION’s Wireless Stereo Remote

    December 05, 2018
    News
    FUSION
    FUSION recently announced the release of the ARX70 ANT Wireless Stereo Remote.
  • BoatUS’s Annual Debate on Boating Issues

    December 04, 2018
    News
    BoatUS News
    BoatUS leaders and staff gathered last week along with guests to discuss key issues impacting recreational boating, including the changing boat-ownership model and shifting boater demographics.
  • Mermaid Sighting!

    December 03, 2018 Published in the November 2018 issue
    Feature
    By Heather Magda Serrano
    Mermaid Tami has been making a splash in the Mansfield, Ohio, area for the past four years.
  • In Search of Silence

    December 02, 2018 Published in the August 2007 issue
    Feature
    Lindee Anderson
    "Thanks to Wahweap Marina, I felt some of that regenerative golden energy as I experienced some of the secrets that Lake Powell offers."
  • Benefits of Thrusters

    December 01, 2018 Published in the October 2007 issue
    Multimedia
    Cooper Brooks
    Bow or stern thrusters enable greater flexibility of movement, which can be hugely helpful when maneuvering a tall houseboat with a shallow draft against a busy dock or in close quarters.