Boats

America’s Top 5 Boat Shows: When and Where to go?

America’s Top 5 Boat Shows: When and Where to go?

The summer months are nearly coming to a close, but that’s not to say that outdoor enthusiasts don’t have enough time to enjoy the remaining warm weather. One of the best things about the warmest season of the year is that to beat the heat, nature lovers will take to…Read more

Land Ahoy! Australian Boating Websites Partner with uShip

Land Ahoy! Australian Boating Websites Partner with uShip

uShip has partnered up with two of the largest boating websites in Australia — and the timing couldn’t be better! Coming into the boating season, Australia is preparing for a great summer on the water. Not to mention, business confidence is at a three-year high and the market for boats…Read more

Guest Post: Safe Spring Boating Tips Worthy of a Pound of Cure

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  This article was written by boating expert Brad Stone at iBoats.com. Thanks Brad! For many, springtime heralds the return to water recreation. In our eagerness to get the boat and family out on the water again, doing so safely can best be summarized by some sage advice from Benjamin…Read more

Celebrity Watercraft: James Bond ‘Moonraker’ Boat Moved on uShip

Celebrity Watercraft: James Bond ‘Moonraker’ Boat Moved on uShip

For the last 50 years, the James Bond spy films have always pushed the limits of cinema action sequences.  The latest rendition – Skyfall, with Daniel Craig as Bond, hits theaters November 9 (U.S.) and doesn’t appear it’ll be any different.  Even back in the 70’s and 80’s, the films were…Read more

How To Winterize Your Boat for the Off-Season in 6 Steps

How To Winterize Your Boat for the Off-Season in 6 Steps

If you’re a boat owner, you might have heard this line before: “There are only two happy days in the life of a boat owner: the day you buy the boat, and the day you sell it.” Exaggerated, sure, but it succeeds in telling the tale of a boat owner that doesn’t know…Read more

uShip’s Top 10 Most Expensive Loads of All Time

uShip’s Top 10 Most Expensive Loads of All Time

Our official motto here at uShip is “Ship Anything, Anytime, Anywhere.”  And quite often in the uShip marketplace, that “anything” is something very heavy, and really, really expensive. If you’ve had the opportunity to watch Shipping Wars on A&E, you’ve seen just a small (and very TV-friendly) sample of the items listed…Read more

Shipping a Boat: uShip transporters deliver through smoke, sleet or shine

Shipping a Boat: uShip transporters deliver through smoke, sleet or shine

When uShip transporter Frank Hagwood (windinhair) signed up to ship an antique boat across the southwestern US, he couldn’t have guessed his delivery would be anything but ordinary. Though being a full-time trucker has kept him mostly on the road and out of the water – he still appreciates the…Read more

2010 Boating Season Events Calendar

2010 Boating Season Events Calendar

The weather is starting to get better, and you know what that means: time to get the boat and hit the water. We’ve put together a list of some of the major events you shouldn’t miss this boating season. From Aquapalooza to the Ultimate Sport Show, find out about the…Read more

Making Your Next Sailboat Move a Breeze

Making Your Next Sailboat Move a Breeze

see more Fail Blog Maritime ventures need to be well played and wisely timed, especially during Hurricane Season.  Erika, Fred, Grace and Henri and the rest of this season’s blowhards are sure to follow Danny, which is currently breathing down the neck of the Carolinas.   No matter what time of year…Read more

uShip.com and OnlyInBoards.com Announce Partnership

uShip.com and OnlyInBoards.com Announce Partnership

OnlyInBoards.com has selected uShip as its transportation partner for online sales of wakeboard, ski and inboard boats and accessories. OnlyInBoards.com has integrated uShip’s shipping price estimator into their classified listings, allowing their shoppers to get instant transportation estimates and easily list their new purchases to start getting bids. With more…Read more