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Avoid These Three Boating Safety Mistakes

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Most boaters don’t like making mistakes, especially when it comes to safety. With the recent release of the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2019 Recreational Boating Statistics, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and…
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Bryan College Team Wins Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship at Lake Pickwick

FLORENCE, AL - The final day of the 2020 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops provided tons of suspense for the collegiate bass fishing community. A tight leaderboard left an open door for plenty of teams…
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BoatUS Calls On Georgia Governor to Fix Anchoring Law

Legislation greatly restricts the right to anchor ATLANTA – In a letter sent recently to Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) urges the governor to reconsider regulations recently…
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BoatUS National Advisory Council Discusses Recreational Boating Issues

WASHINGTON – A panel of distinguished national boating leaders who serve as a sounding board for the nation’s boater advocate, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), gathered last week with BoatUS staff in Washington…
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BoatUS Applauds Legislators For Ensuring Taxes Paid by Boaters Go to Boating Programs

Reps. Cunningham, Graves introduce bipartisan Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2019 SPRINGFIELD, Va. – The explosive growth of paddlesports including stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing has local,…
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BoatUS Foundation Grants for Boating Safety, Clean Waters

Grassroots Grants applications accepted year-round ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Would you like to help boaters be safe and keep waters clean in your local area? Begun over 25 years ago and one of the longest-running boating community grant programs,…
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BoatUS Releases Annual List of the Top 10 Boat Names

SPRINGFIELD, Va., – Each year, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) tallies the most popular boat names. The tradition dates back a quarter century, with the list derived from adding up requests for boat name designs…
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Bethel University's Floyd & McNeil Repeat as Champions

Bethel University's Floyd & McNeil Repeat as Champions FLORENCE, AL - "First feeling, man it's awesome. To do it one time is a big deal, but to do it twice is even bigger," said Carter McNeil of Bethel University. For the first…
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Pickwick Lake Preview with the University of North Alabama Bass Fishing Team

SAN ANTONIO, TX - "It should be a slugfest at the National Championship." That is the response Martin McCravy, a 4th year angler at the University of North Alabama, provided when asked about how conditions are setting up for the…
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The Most Practical Boating Safety Advice You’ll Get This Year

3 timely tips for National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24 ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Wearing a life jacket, avoiding alcohol, and taking a boating safety course tops the list of things you can do now to improve your chances of a long,…