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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…

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…

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…

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…

New Mercury MerCruiser 5 Year Warranty Promotion

Mercury Power of Protection program offering long-term customer peace of mind! For a limited time, receive five years of factory-backed coverage (2 years of the free Mercury Product Protection Gold in addition to the 3 years standard limited warranty) on ALL NEW Mercury Outboards.  This offer is good on most outboard  and sterndrive engines sold…

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…

2018 Mercury Outboards are Here!

If you’re looking for Mercury outboards for sale, you’ve come to the right place. It’s that time already – the new model year Mercury outboard boat motors just arrived at our Kansas City, KS location. 8 brand new 2018 Mercury Outboard motors were delivered on a huge 18 wheeler moments ago.  We promptly and carefully unpacked them, loaded…

Remaining Mercury Outboards

The 2016 boating season is in full swing.  Warm temperatures this July are getting boaters out on the water to cool off.  Don’t miss out on great times at the lake.  Consider that new Mercury Outboard now while you can get out on the water to enjoy it. We have just a few remaining 2016…

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 motor shown in this story.  We…

Chris Craft on Pawn Stars

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: http://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…

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…

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…