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…

Mercury Go with 5 Event

Purchase a new 2.5 – 350 hp Mercury Outboard now through March 31, 2019 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…

Announcing the new Mercury V-6 FourStroke Outboard

Mercury Marine recently introduced the brand new naturally aspirated 3.4L, V-6 FourStroke outboard. This outboard is available in  175 hp, 200 hp and 225 horse power. An announcement was made via a Facebook live event last week from the 2018 Miami International Boat Show. This Mercury V6 FourStroke outboard is the lightest and quietest engine you will…

Why you need Fuel Additives for your Boat Engine

Old, untreated gasoline in your boat motor can impact your engine’s performance. Over time old gasoline turns into sludge which can deposit in your carburetor, injectors and fuel lines. These deposits can harm your engine. Treating your fuel can prevent gunk in your tank and fuel lines and remove any current deposits in your motor. We always recommend…

Happy New Year

  As we say goodbye to 2017, we look forward to making 2018 an even better year.  Our goal is to continue providing a superb customer experience by adding value to every customer that reaches our retail store or online shop.  Adding value through customer education, friendly advice and a wide array of product to…

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Month

October has been declared National Hunting and Fishing Month by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.  Zinke is a proponent of hunting and fishing and looks to expand these activities in our National Parks. He notes in an article on the Kansas Wildlife Federation Website, that hunters and anglers play a huge part in conservation…

Rebates on Mercury Outboards Available Now!

 REPOWER SALES EVENT Buy a new Mercury Engine today and save big. Choose between two great Mercury outboard repower rebate offers:   – a factory-direct rebate of up to $1,000    OR    – 0 down payment, 0 interest, and 0 payments for six months financing. Either way, there’s no better way to join the…

The best oil for your Mercury Outboard

Motor oil for 2 and 4 stroke engines is readily available at discount stores or automotive stores.  The price is slightly cheaper than the OEM boat engine oil so we often get the question:  “Can I safely use aftermarket or generic oil in my outboard motor?” Always use Brand Name OEM Oil for your motor. The…

Happy Labor Day

    Here’s to the many workers have contributed to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. While we recognize the history of this great nation, Labor Day also marks the last big celebration of the summer season.  So, all you hard workers, get out there and enjoy your weekend. Temperatures will change soon and we…

Which work best? OEM or Generic Fuel Lines

Our phone rings continuously with about boat motors not running properly. At times, we try to help our customers trouble shoot the problem over the phone. No sense in bringing a boat in for service if the answer is a quick solution that the owner can handle. So, when discussing the poor performance complaints, popular…

The Challenge with Hard to find, NLA Parts

If you own an older boat motor you may find it challenging to get replacement parts for necessary repairs.  Most boat dealers do not have the time or the warehouse space to stock slower moving, older outboard or sterndrive parts.  To make matters worse, manufacturers only produce replacement parts for a period of time and…

Happy Independence Day

US Boatworks will be open this MONDAY, JULY 3 from 9-5 pm to serve you before the July 4th holiday. We are closed Tuesday, July 4 and will re-0pen Wednesday, July 5 at 9 am. This July 4th many families will travel to their favorite lake and take their boat out on the water. As usual, hours of…

Is your boat safe? Find out for free!

The US Coastguard Auxiliary has free tools to check the safety of your boat.  Their Vessel Safety Website allows boaters to become educated on boating safety.  First, download the Vessel Safety Manual to be clear on the rules and regulations regarding boating safety.  Second, do an online virtual vessel safety check that addresses of the following:…

Boat Safety Checklist

Planning for a day out on the lake can take some time.  The most skilled planner will have lists of items to buy before the trip, items to bring in the car for the ride to the lake and also a list of items to go on the boat.  Of course we remember the snacks and…

Save $10 off $100 Online Order

The final days of our $10 off $100 promotion are upon us.  Hurry over to our online boat parts store  and get what you need before the coupon expires.  When you enter memorialsave10 coupon code at checkout, you will receive $10 off your boat parts order of $100 or more. Shop US Boatworks for all your…

Boat Maintenance Tips

The calendar says it’s almost spring even though all the clouds and rain make it feel like a distant dream.  As we are just entering the month of April, its time to get your boat out of storage and begin your spring boat maintenance.  So the question is: where to start? First, ask yourself if…

New Website Launch!

It’s here! After months of hard work this winter, we just launched our new and improved site. Our website has been redesigned to better serve you.  Check it out here.  Find our boat parts look up which shows boat engine diagrams for your specific motor. Simply choose to the engine component and specific boat part that you…

Kansas Right to Fish & Hunt on Ballot In November

If you already completed advanced voting, you may have been surprised to find a proposed amendment regarding the right to hunt and fish in Kansas. This proposal is taking people by surprise as there has been little talk of it since the main topic of conversation is the presidential election. So what’s this proposal all…

Duck Season!

Judging by the huge quantity of duck boats we have in our repair shop for tune ups right now, it seems that duck season is upon us. Learn some boat repair tips below. To be sure your first duck hunting trip this year goes smoothly, we highly suggest your outboard motor is running in top…

OEM vs Generic Fuel Lines

We receive numerous phone calls each day about boat motors not running properly. Often times we try to help our customers troubleshoot the boat fuel line problems over the phone if possible.  No sense in bringing a boat in for service if the answer is a quick solution that the owner can handle. So, when discussing…