Wishing You A Joyous Christmas

As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that 2019 has been just as memorable for you, your friends and your loved ones. We look forward to helping you…

Cyber Monday Sale!

Our Cyber Monday special begins today and runs through midnight, Friday 12/6. Save $25 off our already discounted prices when you spend $100 or more in our online store by using code 25off100 at checkout. Shop reliable, quality boat parts from Mercury, Mercruiser, Evinrude, Johnson, OMC and Volvo-Penta.  US Boatworks stocks over 2 million boat parts so they are…

Black Friday Savings!

Save $25! Shop our Black Friday Sale Save $25 when you spend $100 or more in our online store beginning now through midnight Friday, November 29. Use code 25off100 at checkout to receive your discount. Shop reliable, quality boat parts from Mercury, Mercruiser, Evinrude, Johnson, OMC and Volvo-Penta.  US Boatworks stocks over 2 million boat parts…

We honor all who served our country

This Veterans Day, we honor all who have served our country.  Veterans Day is an opportunity to reflect and express our gratitude to all the brave men and women who have proudly served our country throughout the years. Their sacrifices do not go unnoticed. Thank You!  

How to Winterize your Boat Motor

Winterizing Tips Why should I winterize my motor? The main reason to winterize your motor is to protect your block from cracking due to freezing damage. While many boaters use their boats into fall to enjoy fishing, summer boaters know it’s time to get their boat ready for the cold before it’s too late. Whether…

WINTERIZE SOON!

Temperatures have remained above freezing so far here in the Midwest.  Most boaters have already brought their boat in for boat winterization services due to the cold snap we had last night.  If you have not winterized your boat yet, get down to our shop to winterize sooner rather than later.  As soon as news…

How to change oil for a Mercury Outboard

Learn how to change outboard oil in a Mercury Outboard Maintaining your Mercury outboard lower unit provides a peace of mind knowing that your motor will function efficiently when out for a day on the water. Lower unit oil changes are an important part of maintaining an outboard motor. Changing the oil of an outboard…

Labor Day Savings

  In honor of Labor Day, US Boatworks is offering great savings to our hard working customers. Give yourself a break; a price break. Save $10 off your $50 online order this weekend by using coupon code 10SAVE10 at checkout. Offer ends September 3, 2019.

Cash for Cores

We buy Lower Unit Cores The busy summer season will be winding down soon and we begin looking ahead to next year.  As one of the top remanufacturers of lower units in the US, we spend much of the winter months rebuilding gear cases so they are ready to ship out at a moments notice.  In order to…

Why Should I Choose a Remanufactured Gearcase?

This is the final article of my Gearcase Replacement Education Series and I have saved the best for last.  In this article, I will discuss REMANUFACTURED GEARCASES. The in & outs, pros & cons, the good & bad…you get the idea. A rebuilt or remanufactured unit must meet two very important criteria: 1) it must be built by quality…

This gearcase won’t fail you!

Last week discovered more about New Non-OEM Gearcases which tend to be inferior in quality but can save you money in the short term. Next up on our gearcase education tour is the new OEM (original equipment manufacturer) unit. The new OEM unit is made by your motor manufacturer (ie. Volvo, Mercury, Evinrude…) and will contain…

Non-OEM Gearcases: good, the bad, the ugly

The Non-OEM, Aftermarket Gearcase   There are new, replacement, non-OEM lower units on the market selling for very cheap prices.  Prices so good they are too good to be true! The saying goes – “you get what you pay for” and that just may be the case.  On the plus side, some of these aftermarket…

2020 Mercury Outboards Are Here!

It’s been an exciting day at US Boatworks. We just received 7 new 2020 Mercury Outboard motors, unpacked them, loaded them up on stands and wheeled them out to the showroom floor. Two of our new motors are  9.9 horse power Pro-Kicker models for excellent performance in a little motor. The other 9.9 horse power motors we have in stock offer…

The Truth about Gearcase Replacement

Replacing a damaged gearcase is one of the most common and most expensive repairs boaters can encounter.  It’s a common repair because the lower unit is easily damaged by hitting hidden objects underwater.  Sometimes after hitting an object underwater, the damage may not be totally obvious.  The problem is that a small bend in your…

Checklist: Boat Maintenance

Summer is finally here.  The sun is shining and bringing with it warm temperatures.  Clearly you will want to be out enjoying these summer days and what better way to do it than getting out on the water?  Before you take your boat out, it’s a good idea to make sure your sterndrive engine or outboard motor is…

Additional $300 Rebate on this 50 HP Mercury Outboard

Mercury Marine’s Power Up Rebate Event is in full swing!  Now through May 31, 2019 customers purchasing certain new Mercury Outboards from 40-150 HP receive up to $1650 in rebates.  Additional propeller rebates are available as well. This spring rebate event is a rare occurrence for Mercury Marine.  With the slow warm up this year,…

Mercury’s Power Up Event

The Mercury 40 – 150hp FourStroke outboard motors are incredibly powerful, lightweight and efficient, so that they can be featured on a wide range of applications. Purchase a Mercury 40 – 150hp FourStroke or a Mercury 115hp or 150hp Pro XS outboard NOW and receive a rebate of up to $1,650! This offer ends May 31,…

DO THIS BEFORE YOU TAKE YOUR BOAT OUT THIS SEASON

May is here already and the kids will be out of school before we know it.  Memorial Day is around the corner.  Its time to think about getting your boat out of storage and begin your spring boat maintenance.  So, if you find yourself asking, “do I really need to perform boat maintenance?”   or…

Free Stuff

Floating Keychain Giveaway Who doesn’t love free stuff? We certainly do so we are showing our love by giving away free floating keychains.  It’s easy to win a free floating keychain from US Boatworks.  Simply follow this link and let us know why you love US Boatworks. Once you show your love by completing the…

How Do I Clean My Boat?

Your new beautiful boat sparkles in the sun the first few months.  As time goes on, residue and minerals build up and the sun begins to fade surfaces.  Proper care and cleaning of your boat’s exterior is not quite as important as keeping your boat engine running in top shape but a clean boat, free of build…