Labor Day Savings

Labor Day is around the corner & US Boatworks is offering great savings to our hard working customers. You deserve a break & what better way to relax than knowing you saved money.  To help you get out on the water and enjoy the long weekend we started our Labor Day Sale early. Order you…

Should I Invest in a Non-OEM Lower Unit?

The Case For The Non-OEM, Aftermarket Gearcase   There are new, replacement, non-OEM boat lower units & sterndrives on the market selling for extremely cheap prices. Can these prices be too good to be true?  You know the saying – “you get what you pay for”, so is that the case with these gearcases made…

SHIPPING SALE, DISCOUNT BOAT PARTS!

Announcing our $4.95 shipping sale  – Most items ship for $4.95 when you use coupon code “DISCOUNTSHIPPIN” at check out. Offer good now through June 30, 2020. See exclusions below. When you order from US Boatworks, your order usually ships out the same day provided we receive your order by 2pm CST.  We stock over…

Getting Your Boat Ready for the Season

Spring is here and the sun and warm temperatures are around the corner.  Soon you will want to be out enjoying the sunshine out on the lake. Before you make your first trip on the boat this year, make sure your engine is top running shape. This article contains a list of some items to…

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Outboard Motor Buyers Guide

If you are in the market for a new outboard you will quickly discover there are options to consider.  Doing your homework before you head for the boat shop can save you some headaches. This article will present a few main options when purchasing your motor and help you narrow in on the best motor…

First Responders Rely on US Boatworks

First responders understand they must act quickly and be prepared in an emergency.  When it comes to water rescue and patrol, fire and rescue agencies rely on US Boatworks to maintain their engines and keep them in top operating condition. The Kansas City Kansas Fire Department has been coming to US Boatworks for maintenance and…

Where Can I Fish in the Kansas City Area?

The Great Outdoors remains open for all to enjoy and boating is a social distancing-friendly activity for many.  Whether you have a boat or not, fishing is a great way to get outside and enjoy the sunshine.  There are many awesome places to fish in the greater Kansas City area but navigating which lakes and…

We Remain Open

Undoubtedly, these are unprecedented and remarkably difficult times for people everywhere, and we at US Boatworks hope first and foremost that you are healthy and safe. As global and U.S. health agencies monitor and report on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are closely following developments to assess how the virus might impact our customers,…

How to select the right propeller

There are a few important factors that go into choosing the right boat propeller. Because there are so many props to pick from, choosing the right prop on you own is risky.  You must know your performance goals, engine information, and finally pitch to get it right.    A great option is to use the…

What does an early spring mean for boaters?

For those of you that follow Punxsutawney Phil you know he did not see his shadow this year. That’s great news for us in the Mid-West as we anxiously await warming temperatures.  As we enter March, Phil’s prediction seems to be spot on, with temperatures in the 60’s even in late February it seems like…

Do I need a tiller handle for my outboard?

If you are in the market for a new outboard you will quickly discover there are five main options to consider.  Horse power, trim, steering, start and shaft length. As to steering, the option is whether or not you want a boat tiller handle.  The answer will depend on how you plan to use your…

Mercury Winter Savings

    Stack the available Mercury deals to maximize your savings. If you follow our blog you may already know how you can save big this winter on a new Mercury Outboard. If you have missed my recent articles, you are in luck. I am recapping ways to save now. Currently there are four ways…

Free Extended Warranty From Mercury

Purchase a new 2.5 hp through 400hp* Mercury Outboard now through March 31, 2020 and receive 2 additional years factory backed coverage for free!  In addition to the standard three-year factory warranty, you will receive an additional 2 year Mercury Product Protection Gold Plan! Hurry in now before this special is gone. Motors included in this promotion are all…

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…

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…