2014

Winter Hours 2014

Time to Winterize your Mercury Outboard

Beginning November 1, our Winter Season hours are effective.  Starting this Saturday, 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 2015 in just a few short months. If you haven’t winterized … Read more

Tips for Replacing your Outboard Lower Unit

Buy Replacement Lower Units

The main part of the lower unit of an outboard motor is really nothing more than the gear case. The gear case is also known as the “business end” of the boat lower unit. When most boaters talk about changing the lower unit they are talking about disconnecting the speedometer cable, removing the gear case, … Read more

Our Most Popular Seller – The Evinrude Gear Case

Mercury Lower Unit 1667-9011G90

Our #1 Seller – The Evinrude Lower Unit Evinrude Lower Units are a big seller at US Boatworks where we specialize in gearcase rebuilding. Let’s take a look at why we are a leader in the the lower unit remanufacturing arena. US Boatoworks has been in the replacement drive business for 30 years and we … Read more

US Boatworks Motor in use by KC Fire Department

KCTV aired a story yesterday about the KC  Fire Department performing rescues on the Missouri River.  The fire department was practicing water rescue techniques while the river is turbulent thus making rescues more challenging.  US Boatworks is proud to be the Kansas City Boat Repair company behind the outboard boat motor shown in this story. … Read more

Chris Craft on Pawn Stars

Shop online for boat parts

My 12 year old son loves to watch Pawn Stars. Today an older episode aired about a old Chris Craft boat they purchased without really inspecting the boat properly. Take a look to see how it turned out for them: https://video.tvguide.com/Pawn+Stars/Sink+or+Sell/17688728/tvo-299236-season-1-episode-3 Watching pieces of that show reminded me about doing your due diligence before you … Read more

Trust your Boat Motor Repair to US Boatworks

Choosing a repair shop for your boat motor is a big decision.  Of course you want quality boat repair performed by certified mechanics, but which shop can you trust? History and reputation are both good deciding factors when choosing who to trust with your boat motor. History: US Boatworks has been in the marine service … Read more

Marine Lower Units In Stock

Go to Lower Units page

US Boatworks stocks over 2 million boat parts which makes for quick same day shipping when you place your parts order.  Lower Units are our specialty so I thought we could take a look at the gear cases and lower unit parts in our parts room.  The parts reviewed below are the components that go … Read more

2014 Mercury Outboards

2014 Mercury Outboard for sale

Great Pricing on Mercury Outboards  The new 2014 Mercury Outboard motors are flying off the shelves this spring.  Customers who visit our showroom are pleasantly surprised at our pricing.  Our motors are prices often times below that of the bigger chain stores PLUS we offer knowledge that is unsurpassed.   Once you visit US Boatworks … Read more

Spring Break Price Break, Save 10%

Shop boatengine.com for Spectacular Spring Break Savings! For the remainder of the week, Boatengine.com is offering a price break for Spring Break.  When you spend $100 or more at our online store, save 10% on your boat parts order when you enter SPRINGSAVE10 at checkout. Choose parts from Mercury, Mercruiser, Evinrude, Johnson and OMC.   … Read more

Open Saturdays Beginning March 1

Boat Parts Inventory

US Boatworks will be open on Saturdays from 9-noon beginning March 1.  It’s been a long winter for the KC area & we are all looking forward to the spring.  Our staff has been hard at work getting ready for the season.  We now are stocking over 2 million new boat parts and over 1 … Read more

Kansas City Boat Show

The Kansas City Boat and Sports show just wrapped up this weekend.  Many area families flocked to Bartle Hall to see the latest boat models.  It’s a chance to look and dream about warmer times and fun out on the water.   Plus the convenience of viewing many makes and models in one place makes it … Read more

Getting a deal on boat parts & repair

Save money

Customers looking for a good deal on boat repair should consider having their boat serviced in the winter.  Most boat shop owners are hungry for business in the cold months and may negotiate on rates of repair.  “At US Boatworks we get a lot of tire kickers calling for prices in the winter”,says owner Mike … Read more