I’m Mad as Heck To See This Senseless Tragedy

I frequently write about boating safety and fear that my articles are often ignored.  This story is a prime example of why safety measures and warnings should not be ignored.  Safety saves lives! It’s been just over  a week since the tragic Duck Boat incident at Table Rock Lake.  Many families lives were ripped apart…

Too often these outings turn tragic

There have been awesome memories made out on the water with friends and family. Boating can be a great time whether you are spending a sunny day fishing, skiing or tubing.  While these events help us bond with each other, boating accidents from reckless or ignorant behavior can rip friends and family apart. Here are some…

Happy Independence Day

US Boatworks will be open this MONDAY, JULY 3 from 9-5 pm to serve you before the July 4th holiday. We are closed Tuesday, July 4 and will re-0pen Wednesday, July 5 at 9 am. This July 4th many families will travel to their favorite lake and take their boat out on the water. As usual, hours of…

Is your boat safe? Find out for free!

The US Coastguard Auxiliary has free tools to check the safety of your boat.  Their Vessel Safety Website allows boaters to become educated on boating safety.  First, download the Vessel Safety Manual to be clear on the rules and regulations regarding boating safety.  Second, do an on-line virtual safety check that addresses of the following: Display your…

Boat Safety Checklist

Planning for a day out on the lake can take some time.  The most skilled planner will have lists of items to buy before the trip, items to bring in the car for the ride to the lake and also a list of items to go on the boat.  Of course we remember the snacks and…