Articles

Below are informative articles from BoatUS magazine. Reprints are available for those not available online. To request a reprint, call the Consumer Protection Bureau at 703-461-2856.


Boater Problems Solved (December 2016)

Boater Myths Busted! (October 2016)

Long-Distance Boat Shopping (August 2016)

New Safety Guidelines From ABYC (June 2016)

Avoiding Problems At The Repair Shop (April 2016)

New Boat Selling Scams (February 2016)

Boating Without Owning? (December 2015)

Why You Need Boat Insurance (October 2015)

Tips For Buying A Boat (August 2015)

Here's What We've Done For You Lately (June 2015)

What’s Really In Your Marina Contract (April 2015)

Thinking Of Renting Out Your Boat? (February 2015)

Tips To Keep Your Boat Safe This Winter (December 2014)

And The Boat Survey Says ... (December 2014)

Financing Your Dream Boat (October 2014)

Buying A Larger Boat (October 2014)

Your Boat Engine's Chillin' (October 2014)

Towing Vs. Salvage (August 2014)

Preparing For A Hurricane (August 2014)

Boat Buying And Selling Scams (June 2014)

Tips For Picking The Best Boatyard (April 2014)

Consumer Advocacy: Getting To Yes (February 2014)

Should You Buy An Extended-Service Contract? (December 2013)

Navigating The Asphalt Ocean (October 2013)

What A Yacht Broker Can Do For You (October 2013)

Don't Fall Prey To A Pretty Face (August 2013)

If You have A Problem, We Have A Solution (June 2013)

Are Storm-Damaged Boats Trash Or Treasure? (April 2013)

Boat Warranty's Limits (February 2013)

Yamaha F225 Corrosion Complaints (October 2012)

Boat Dealer, Buyer And Manufacturer Disputes (August 2012)

Who You Gonna Call? (June 2012)

Dreaming Of A Dock On The Bay? (April 2012)

Liability, A Marina Hot Potato? (February 2012)

Seven Ways To Avoid The Boat Buyer Blues (December 2011)

Weight And Sea (October 2011)

Don't Get Lured Into A Deal That's Too Good (August 2011)

Getting The Best Repairs (February 2011)

Hello, Good Buddy! (October 2010)

Volvo Bellows Failures Vex Owners (August 2010)

Always On Alert For You (November 2009)

The Buyers' Handbook (September 2009)

A Case Study in Getting Results (March 2009)

A Defect and Its Aftermath (January 2009)

Weathering The Economic Storm (September 2008)

Trade-in Traps to Avoid (Jan 2008)

Mixed Signal on Rescue Device (Nov 2007)

Boat Sharing: Dues & Don'ts (Sept 2007)

Warranty Matters (July 2007)

Marine Power Outage (March 2007)

Fuel Leak Sparks Engine Recall (Jan 2007)

Study Provokes Stern Warning (Nov 2006)

Histories Ring Hollow - Chart (Sept 2006)

Histories Ring Hollow (Sept 2006)

What's The Answer To Better Boat Design? (Nov 2005)

Bravo III: Spinning Wheels or Making Progress? (Sept 2002)