WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT BOATING? The fresh feeling of wind and open water? The fun of watersports and fishing? The peace- fulness of anchoring under the stars? We all love different aspects of being on the water, yet we all share something in common, a deep joy of the boating lifestyle. On our BoatU.S. website, our editors celebrate that joy with you. Visit this story online, where we’ll link you to lots of great ways
to enhance your boating life. www.BoatUS.com/Magazine
WHAT’S HAPPENING ON BOATUS.COM
BOAT GROUPS Find folks with
boats like yours and fun rendezvous.
COOKING & ENTERTAINING
Yummy recipes for onboard dining,
grilling, and great galley tips.
CHARTERING Learn about great
member discounts on vacations
with Star Clippers, Le Boat, The
Moorings, Sunsail, and MarineMax.
YOUNG BOATERS Videos, docking
and navigation simulators, games,
courses. Where to borrow life jackets. Fishing tips for kids and great
stories by parents about family
WOMEN IN BOATING Connections
to great women’s groups for fishing,
sailing, or racing together.
COLLEGE & TECH SCHOOLS
We’ve done the homework. Here
are the best marine programs in the
country, plus scholarship info.
YOUR BOATING HOME Decorating
tips for folks who can’t get enough
of the nautical look.
BOATING EVENTS Check our calendar for boat shows and events.
Add your event. Plus, get boat-show
PETS ABOARD We’ve got tips!
We’ve got adorable videos! Woof!
ON LAND Find out about car-rental
and hotel discounts. Find Mercury
permit services for trailering and
GEICO car-insurance discounts.
CRUISING LOGS From hilarious
to poignant, our exclusive online
columnists take you on a great ride
every month through their DIY projects, wanderings, adventures, and
this great boating life.
GREAT BOATING PHOTOGRAPHY
From our photo contest, see super
shots from your fellow BoatU.S.
members across the country.
BE FOUND OR GET LOST Add a
layer of safety or go far away and
get back with DeLorme inReach and
YOUR BOATING LIFE