The National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) and Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) are seeking nominations for the 2024 BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award. Since 1999, the national award has sought to recognize an individual with a record of achievement in inspiring, educating and enriching the lives of women through sailing. Past recipients have included sailing instructors, ...Read More »
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A four-year, $10 million grant from NOAA’s Marine Debris Removal Program to the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water aims to rid the nation’s shores of abandoned and derelict vessels (ADVs), and remove the associated pollution, navigation and safety hazards that can harm waters for years. The grant, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is part of NOAA’s larger mission to address marine debris, ...Read More »
Prior to last week’s closure of the U.S. Capitol, the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) and Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) joined a broad coalition of groups including coastal shipping operators, dredging contractors, local governments and recreational boating groups to advocate on behalf of the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway. The coalition went to Capitol Hill pushing to establish an individual ...Read More »
Celebrating 78 years and its fourth year at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, had a blockbuster run over Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 14-18. Several boat and accessory manufacturers have reported the strongest opening day sales in years, seeing many new buyers, with the trend continuing through the weekend; the ...Read More »
Weego, a manufacturer of portable power products including jump starters and rechargeable battery packs, has announced TowBoatU.S. has selected the company as its jump starter of choice. “To be acknowledged by this world-class, professional organization of towing and recovery captains is an awesome validation of our products,” said Weego CEO Gerry Toscani. TowBoatU.S. is driven to providing its members with ...Read More »