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“I could have saved the Gov. money if I'd only had [Westlawn course] TT 500 [Metal Corrosio
in Boats] years ago!”
Roger Mays – June 2009
Small Boat Manager/Captain
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA
613 Third St., Suite 10
Annapolis, MD 21403
ABYC and BoatU.S. Raft Up with Member Benefits
The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is pleased to announce that it has signe
an agreement with BoatU.S. to launch a cooperative group program giving ABYC me
bers more than 26 additional benefits and services at a reduced rate. As part of the BoatU.S. Coop
ating Group program, ABYC’s domestic and international members will receive a 50% discount on
their annual BoatU.S. membership dues either as a new or renewing member along with access to
merous other services.
This unique partnership will allow members of both organizations to fully realize how they can bene
from a vast range of services and information while saving money through dual memberships.” So
of the many additional benefits provided by BoatU.S. to ABYC members include:
• Discounts on fuel, overnight slips and repairs at over 900 marinas across the U.S.
• Earn 4% back from West Marine with their Advantage Gold Rewards Certificate
• Marine insurance with revised and lower rates
• Access to the nation’s largest network of on-the-water towing fleet
• Subscription to BoatU.S. magazine, the widest-read consumer boating publica-
To receive the 50% discount on BoatU.S. membership which is $15 a year instead of $30 (or $20 fo
international members vs. $40) ABYC members can go to
or call ABYC at 410-99
4460 for further information. Non-ABYC members can take advantage of the BoatU.S. discount by
first joining ABYC online at
. Access to the ABYC/BoatU.S. Cooperative Group dis-
count code will be available through the ABYC members-only site.
Skip Burdon with and for the ABYC Board of Directors
Skip Burdon