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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.

Running aground with a boat is a common mistake made by many boaters. So, how to you prevent it from happening to you? It all starts with situational awareness, and learning how to maintain a proper lookout while operating your boat.

Following a spring commissioning checklist is the best way to get your boat ready for the upcoming spring and summer boating season. De-winterizing your boat includes caring for three major onboard systems: engines, plumbing, and batteries and electrical.

If you perfect these boat handling skills now, your more experienced boating peers will give you the wave of approval next time they pass you out on the water. Start by brushing up on the basics of launching, driving, docking, anchoring, and retrieving your boat.