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Find Your Perfect Boat

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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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Articles & Resources

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

When is the best time to buy a boat: spring, summer, fall, or winter? Before you take the plunge, consider these factors: where you live, when new models are released, when there's a local boat show, and when dealers and boat builders release incentives.

It's that time of year again—time for holiday shopping! We've got the best Black Friday deals for boating, fishing and watersports. Explore the biggest discounts from large marine retailers like Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, West Marine, Field & Stream, Overton's and more.

As with all types of boating, sailing requires its own unique level of safety precautions and considerations. From small sailing dinghies to larger sailboats, a few important factors to keep in mind include special sailing gear and equipment, capsizing concerns, wind and weather forecasts, and more.