2013

New Winter Hours

The beginning of November brings our Winter Season hours.  Starting with the first weekend in November, US Boatworks is closed on Saturdays through February.  This brings a nice, much needed break for our employees.  Its a time for us rejuvenate over the winter and prepare for boating season 2014 in just a few short months. … Read more

Time to Winterize your Sterndrive

Our lot is almost full with Kansas City area boats to winterize. Many boaters have 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 performed by one … Read more

Our Boat Runs Great

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“I’m Recommending US Boatworks to all my Friends” This just in, an email from a customer who is very happy with the service he received at US Boatworks.  A bullet point list of his kind comments is shown below to summarize what he likes about his boat repair experience. *Very satisfied with every aspect of … Read more

US Boatworks Receives 2013 Best of Kansas City Award

Kansas City Award Program Honors US Boatworks for the 3rd year in a row KANSAS CITY July 13, 2013 — US Boatworks & Salvage has been selected for the 2013 Best of Kansas City Award in the Boat Repair category by the Kansas City Award Program.  This is the 3rd year in a row that … Read more

US Boatworks Launches Feedback Process

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After much consideration and review, US Boatworks launches our website feedback program today.  “We are continually looking for ways to improve our user experience if you are visiting our website or visiting our retail boat shop.  The implementation of this customer feedback program will allow us to make improvements on several levels & will also … Read more

Drinking and Driving (Your Boat)

Happy Birthday America! This July 4th many thousands will flock to the lake to get their boat out on the water.  Often times many hours of preparation have gone into preparing for a trip to the lake.  Such chores include tuning up the boat and even making boat repairs as necessary.  I have posted some … Read more

Boating Safety

Boating Safety Be careful on the water. In the last three weeks, the Kansas City Area has experienced three drownings on our lakes and rivers.  Boaters frequently skip the life jackets as they are over confident that nothing will happen to them.  The problem lies with accidents.  Accidents are just that, they are un-intentional cases … Read more

Shipping Sale!

50% off standard shipping Shop online for boat parts at www.boatengine.com and receive 50% off your standard shipping when your order is $100 or more.  Use coupon code HALFOFFSHIP at checkout.  Hurry, offer ends soon. Check out our online parts selector where you can view your engine diagram and select the exact part you need … Read more

Getting to know your Outboard Motor

Outboard Motor Parts Discover the main components of your outboard motor, the different types of outboards available and what type of replacement boat parts are recommended by experienced boaters. Parts of an Outboard Motor There are three major sections of an outboard motor which are the powerhead, the midsection and the lower unit. The midsection … Read more

Changing Oil for Your Lower Unit in a Mercury Outboard

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Changing Oil for Your Lower Unit in a Mercury Outboard Maintaining your Mercury outboard lower unit provides a peace of mind knowing that your boat’s motor will function efficiently when out for a day on the water. Mercury lower unit oil changes are an important part of maintaining an outboard motor. Changing the lower unit … Read more

Boat Restoration and Salvage

Quality Installations Result In More Water Time For many boat enthusiasts there is nothing more enjoyable than sailing in a boat that they have personally restored to its former glory.  In order to maximize time spent in the boat rather than out, it is necessary to consider the key elements of a restoration project and … Read more

Understanding your Boat Engine Warranty

Know Your Rights – Boat and Engine Warranties Buying a new boat or outboard motor is a big expense, and being confident that nothing will go wrong with it is important. There are so many different manufacturers out there, some better than others, and the warranties they offer with their products can differ widely. Some … Read more