94 | BoatU.S. Magazine AUGUST | SEPTEMBER 2015
YOUR BOATU.S. MEMBERSHIP | HIGHLIGHTS & BENEFITS
Star Clippers Cruise Winner
Congratulations to our member
Teresa Magill of Carolina Beach,
North Carolina. By renewing
her BoatU.S. membership
online, Teresa was entered into
the drawing and chosen as the
winner of a seven-night Star
Clippers cruise! A BoatU.S.
member since 2010, Teresa and
her family enjoy spending time
on Carolina Beach Boat Basin,
in North Carolina, on their
Just for being a BoatU.S. member,
you could be eligible to receive
a discount on auto insurance, in
addition to GEICO’s already low
rates. The savings are available to
both new and existing GEICO
customers. To see if you qualify,
call 800-368-2734, or visit
As a BoatU.S. member, you are
automatically a West Advantage
Gold Rewards member with our
retail partner, West Marine. Just
show your BoatU.S. membership
card at the checkout to earn
one point for each dollar you
spend on qualifying purchases.
One $10 West Advantage Gold
Rewards Certificate is issued for
every 250 points accumulated.
That’s 4% back! From August
13-16th, you’ll earn 12% back
with triple points during the
Pre-Labor-Day Super Sale at store locations
nationwide, plus online at www.westmarine.com
Triple Points @ West Marine
SAYING “I DO”
TO BOAT GRAPHICS
Member Chris Barclay placed a very special order online with BoatU.S. Graphics that included the boat name Priorities. That was the name he and girlfriend Laura
Manfredi had agreed upon for their recently purchased 2005
Boston Whaler 305 Conquest. They had a new boat, but still
weren’t homeowners, and Chris didn’t have an engagement ring.
Unbeknownst to Laura, Chris also placed an order for a graphic
with the words “Will you marry me?”
“The idea hit me when we were discussing the new boat’s
name. We love boating together on Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts,
so I thought this would be a creative way to propose.”
With the help of a few friends, last August he success-
fully installed the message across the transom and dropped
down on one knee for a romantic sunset proposal at the dock.
Luckily, Laura said yes. The couple will be married August 22 in
Newport, Rhode Island.
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