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The American Boating Association web site is a tremendous
resource for anyone and everyone interested in boating. However,
there are numerous benefits only available to American Boating
Association (ABA) members. When you join the ABA for only $15,
- Get our official publications:
The ABA Beacon® and Seamanship Training®
- Annual subscription to Boating Magazine with your paid membership (a $17.97 value!)
- Receive affordable rates on boat and personal loans and insurance,
plus discounts on marina services, cruising guides, hotels,
theme parks, auto rentals, office supplies and much, much more
- Get your own FREE waterproof pouch with your paid membership (a
$24.95 value!), and...
- Even get a FREE one-year membership.
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The American Boating Association has the same goals you do:
boating safety, affordability, environmental cleanliness, growth
and fun. The benefits and discounts we offer you as a member
help support these goals.
Exclusive Benefits for Members of the American
- Boating Magazine -
magazine delivers topics of practical, unbiased information
designed to make your family boating experience the best it
can be. All paid members of the American Boating Association
get a full one-year subscription. That's a
$17.97 value! Boating
magazine can only be delivered to U.S. addresses.
- The ABA Beacon®
- Quick-to-read newsletter published two times a year
keeps you up to the minute with valuable boating news,
safety information, cruising destinations and tips on
plus latest updates on your member benefits. You will
receive the newsletter via e-mail.
- Waterproof Pouch (a $24.95 Value!) For those ABA members who paid for their membership, you'll receive a waterproof pouch with double zip-lock security and hook & loop closure, which will keep your valuables dry when on the water — a $24.95 value! Deliverable to U.S. addresses only.
- If you join as a complimentary member of ABA through one
of its special
offers, all of the ABA membership benefits are available
to you except the subscription to Boating magazine
and the waterproof pouch. You can upgrade your complimentary
membership to a paid membership for just $12 and
automatically receive a one-year subscription to Boating
magazine and the waterproof pouch.
That's a combined savings of $42.92!
Other Impressive Benefits for ABA Members
- ABA Marina Alliance
- Pay less at marinas across the U.S. where ABA
has negotiated special member discounts. Save on
everything you need to make boating more enjoyable.
Up to 10 cents off per gallon on fuel, up to 25% off
transient dockage, up to 15% off service and
repairs, ship store discounts and more!
- ABA Cruising Destinations
- Planning your next cruising adventure?
Thinking about cruising full-time? Check out
cruising destinations across the U.S. and beyond.
Learn the dos and don'ts of cruising full-time.
- ABA Cruising Guides
- 20% discount for ABA members on the
Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Waterway Guides,
and a 10% discount on the Great Lakes
Port 'O Call Guides ® all valuable resources
for cruising boaters.
- Hobie Sunglasses Discount - ABA members receive a 20% discount off retail prices of a wide range of Hobie Sunglasses perfect for on and off the water. This discount can only be accessed through ABA's website.
Additional Important Benefits For All Boating Enthusiasts
- ABA Online® -
www.americanboating.org gives you instant, online access to
almost all of your ABA member benefits, products, services
and discounts... plus many other resources tailored to your
boating interests, including boating news headlines,
boat show calendar,
marine surveyor directory,
fuel tax refund laws,
boating education laws,
boat value charts,
links to other helpful boating sites,
ABA Seamanship Training® - Published weekly via email, Seamanship Training is for
every boater who knows that safety is no accident. Each
issue focuses on a topic that's relevant, timely, and could
even save a life - including preventing prop and boat strike
accidents, reading the clouds, docking a boat, navigational
right-a-ways, handling hypothermia and more.
- ABA Boat Show and Parade
- No matter when, no matter where, you'll find it in our
database of more than 400 boat
and parades scheduled in your
area and around the country.
- Boat Value Calculator - Buying, selling or trading your boat? Get a current and
accurate NADA value using this free calculator.
- Marine Manufacturers'
Directory - Complete with company names and up-to-date
contact information, you'll be able to quickly find what you
- ABA Clean Boating Program -
Gives you easy access to the latest boating environmental
news, as well as useful info on how you can be a clean
- ABA Boating Safety Program -
Safety information and tips to help you be a safe boater,
including proper PFD use, state towing laws, vessel checks,
children & boating safety, accident statistics, and much
- ABA Fishing Resources
- This online article directory covers topics like equipment
and tackle; how to; lures, flies and bait; technique;
fishing spots; musings and other miscellaneous fishing
Captain's Licensing Courses - ABA has partnered with
Mariner's Learning System to offer a suite of six US Coast
Guard-approved online captain®s licensing courses at up to
30% off, from ®six pack® to master 25/50/100 ton licenses,
that can be taken online in the comfort of home or on the
road and at your own pace.
- Boat Maintenance & Repair Info - Access a variety of articles, specific Q&As on boat repair, and other resources to help you maintain and repair your boat.
Insurance, Boat Loans & Financial Services
A Variety of Other Discounts
- Office Depot and Office Max Discounts - ABA members receive discounts below retail pricing on over 93,000 products, up to 80% off preferred products, free next-day shipping on online orders over $50, exclusive low printing costs, can shop online or in an Office Depot or Office Max store, with 100% satisfaction guarantee.
- ABA Exclusive Hotel Discounts - Along with the ABA Online Hotel Discounts benefit, ABA members also get exclusive savings at specific hotel properties.
- ABA Online Hotel Discounts -
Check rates and book your hotel online at deep
discounts. Get a FREE one-year membership in ABA
when you book your travel through ABA's Online Hotel Discounts. Click here to learn more.
- ABA Auto Rental
- Major discounts up to 25% on car rentals from Avis®,
Budget®, Enterprise Rent-A Car® and Hertz®.
- ABA Theme Park and Zoo
- Save up to 30% on admission at major theme parks
and zoos across the country, like Six Flags® and more!
- ABA CityPASS®
Discounts - Visit famous attractions in America's most
popular cities for one low price.
- ABA Ski Resort Discounts
- Save up to $44.00 per lift ticket at ski resorts from
Maine to California. (Some tickets must be ordered in advance, and shipping and handling fees apply.)
- ABA Travel Safety Advisory
Information - Useful ®
and free - information on key travel topics, such as
planning for a trip abroad, personal security while
traveling, a myriad of travel tips and tourism information
for domestic and international travel, and more!
- ABA Travel Health Program
- A variety of resources to help you travel safely and to
stay healthy while traveling. Plus, learn how you can
receive a health and security briefing on anywhere you plan
to visit, as well as the vaccines you'll need, and how to
get a number of products that will enhance your travel
- ABA Movie Discounts - Save up
to 52% on each movie ticket at many national chains
and regional theatres. (Some tickets must be ordered in advance, and shipping and
handling fees apply.)
For less than the cost of 5 gallons of gas, you can get an
entire year's worth of greatly discounted products and services.
The savings you'll receive from being an ABA member will repay
your small $15 membership cost over and over again. You can even
get a one-year
membership completely free (with the exception of the
Boating magazine subscription and the waterproof pouch).
It's all yours when you begin your paid membership to the
American Boating Association! Join today
for your subscription to Boating magazine, a waterproof pouch, affordable boat loans and insurance plus a multitude of other discounts and benefits.
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