Vote Yes on Kansas Proposed Watercraft Tax Change

Good For Kansas Boaters, Good for Kansas The proposed amendment to change the way watercraft is taxed in Kansas is a win, win if you vote yes.  Currently watercraft is taxed at “other” tax rate of 30%.  Since this rate is considerably higher than watercraft tax in other states, boat owners are registering their boats…

Lower Unit Review

We recently received the email below from a lower unit customer who was happy with our warranty service, professionalism, diagnostic capabilities, and boat lower unit repair services.  Read on: Mr. Tracy: Good afternoon.  I wanted to take a quick minute to thank you and your team for the professionalism shown recently in the drive/lower unit…

Twin Mercury Outboards at the Zoo

Our family had a rare treat this weekend, a free Sunday afternoon and beautiful weather.  We packed up the kids and headed out to the Kansas City Zoo to check out the new polar bear exhibit.  As luck would have it, we arrived just in time for the afternoon Polar Bear feeding.  Watching the bear…

Quick delivery

Last week we sent a 48 pound package to Ireland.  We usually don’t ship outside of the US and Canada but we made an exception because we were the only shop in the world that had the rare parts this man needed.  We shipped this package via US Postal service and to our surprise, he…

Boat Repair Review- US Boatworks

Here is a brief email from a customer who had is boat in for professional boat services: Hello again.  Took the boat out last weekend and unit worked great, you guys are awesome.  Now I need a water impeller kit and bilge pump.  I have to check bilge to see if it is just a…

US Boatworks Customer Feedback

Here is a message we received today from a customer.  We are happy to help customers find Old, NLA and obsolete parts to keep those vintage motors going. ________________ To whom it may concern, I ordered a lower unit from you a couple years ago and am very satisfied with it.  I am very thankful…

Mercury Parts Express

Mercury Parts Express just announced that they will discoutinue their boat parts and accessory online shopping web site as of June 30, 2012.  After two years the site will be scrapped.  We hope to see a new product come from Mercury in the near future for online shopping  but we will just have to wait and…

We Updated our Website!

If you haven’t checked our site in the last two weeks, you missed it.  We launched our new website, www.boatengine.com, at the end of April.  The new site has a cool feature that allows you to choose your boat motor manufacturer, make, model to get engine drawings with each boat part available for purchase.  You can…

Helping Customers

Our shop techs bend over backwards to help customers. This week a customer who had his boat in our shop for service needed a picture of his dashboard so he could pick out a stereo for is boat. We were happy to take a picture of the dash and email it to him so he…

Lowest Boat Repair labor rate in Kansas City for Certified Mechanics

There are many reasons to take your boat to US Boatworks for service, one of which is price. We offer one of the lowest labor rates in town for CERTIFIED Mechanics. How do we offer such a great rate? It’s our low overhead. We don’t sell new boats so we don’t pay outrageous rent for…

2012 Mercury Motors are in stock now

Our 2012 Mercury boat motors are out on the show room floor and priced to sell. We still have one 2011 Mercury Outboard in stock so take advantage of its great pricing before it is gone. Also on the showroom floor are 3 used outboards. These go quick so if you are thinking about picking…

Winterization under way

Our lot is full to the brim with Kansas City area boats to winterize. Many boaters already decided to get their boats in for winterization service this year due to the cold weather in Kansas and Missouri this week. Our customers choose US Boatworks for our great rates and outstanding reputation. Each winterization is personally…

What happened to Southwest Marine?

Southwest Marine in Kansas City has recently closed it’s doors after many years serving boaters. While their loyal customers may be disappointed, we do hope you will drive further down the road and give US Boatworks a try. US Boatworks has been in the boat repair business for over 27 years. Our repair shop has…