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Buying Your First Boat Guide

So you’re ready to take the plunge and buy a boat. Download our step-by-step beginner’s guide to get up to speed on all the basics.

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Whether high speed or low key, there's a boat for every lifestyle and occasion.

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Certified Dealers

Using a marine five-star certified dealer will ensure you buy a boat that is safe and seaworthy. 

Marina Finder

Ready to hit the water? Use our interactive map to discover local spots for fishing and boating.

Register Your Boat Online

Boat registrations vary from state to state. Register your boat today with our online tool.

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Inspirational stories, educational articles, and tips for new & experienced captains.

There may not be any road signs or painted lines out on the water, but fortunately as boaters we have plenty of channel markers, buoys, and navigational aids indicating everything from channels to no wake zones. Here are the basics you need to know when navigating.

Caring for your boat's marine electronics requires regular maintenance, cleaning, and even following a winterization process to prepare for long periods of disuse. Follow our guide to learn about proper care for your fish finders, VHF radios, chartplotters, and multifunction displays (MFDs).

Thrill seekers in search of the most haunted places in the U.S. should add these spooky locations to their boating bucket list. From small historic towns to coastal cities with ghostly visitors around every corner, cruise on in—if you dare.