BoatUS Membership Discount

Half-price BoatUS Membership. As a member of CMCS, you are entitled to a full Membership in BoatUS for 50% off the regular annual dues (there is not a discount off towing insurance). BoatUS Member benefits include rebates at BoatUS and West Marine stores, discounts at marinas nationwide on fuel, repairs and overnight slips, on-water towing services, highly-respected marine insurance, and much more.

 BoatUS’s efforts to improve boating are only possible through the support of individual boat owners like you. Your annual Membership in BoatUS helps make better boating possible. Go to BoatUS Membership webpage, or call the BoatUS toll-free number – 800-395-2628 – to join.

Don’t forget to use the CMCS Group ID Number – GA82335B

Here is the full article from our May 2015 Chowder Chatter.

CMCS has been re-established as a “BoatUS Cooperating Group”

As a result, CMCS Members get many Benefits & Saving, some are summarized below:

1. Each CMCS Member, (in good standing), will receive a discount of 50% off the normal mem- bership ($30. – $ 15.00). As a CMCS Member you pay only $ 15.00, (when they Join or Renew their BoatUS membership), by applying the CMCS Group Code on the registration payment page.

2. Each CMCS Member, (in good standing), will also save up to 4% of the combined total amount spent at West Marine, at the end of each quar- ter. CMCS Members, will earn a $10 reward cer- tificate for every $250 you spend at West Marine.

These benefits are available to New or Re- newing BoatUS Memberships. To get the discounts, you just fill in the “if applicable, enter the Promo/Source Code:” blank on the BoatUS member registration web page, with the new “CMCS Group Code” for 2015. The CMCS Group Code is available to all CMCS Members, on the CMCS Web page, (, (or from a Flag Officer of the society).

Additionally each CMCS Members will be eligi- ble for the following additional benefits:

3. All Members also receive a 15 day free trial and save 10% on a Buoyweather Premium Membership that provides access to a 7-day forecast, that’s also accessible on your smart phone. BoatUS and Buoyweather have teamed up to provide Members with free detailed ma- rine forecasts, (tides, current, sea surface tem- perature and more and data).
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4. All CMCS Members, will get all the excellent publications from BoatUS including:

a) a year’s subscription to the award winning BoatU.S. Magazine.

b) Seaworthy, a Damage Avoidance Newsletter

c) Trailering Magazine

d) BoatUS Foundation Quarterly eNews- letter

e) BoatUS Membership eLine

5. All CMCS Members, can receive up to 25% savings at participating Avis, Budget and Hertz lo- cations. Even better, this discounts can usually be paired with other great offers! visit Travel to book your savings today

6. All CMCS Members save up to 15% off the Best Available Rate with the Wyndham Hotel Group. Call 800-407-9832 and mention Corporate Code 8000000613 to book your Hotel room

7. BoatUS is working with GEICO to bring you a special discount on car insurance. Con- tact GEICO and mention that you’re a BoatUS Member to see if you qualify for a Member discount and a free quote on auto insurance to see how much you could be saving. It’s easy – just go to, or call 1-800-368-2734 for a no-obligation quote.

8. Your membership also provides all CMCS Members access to BoatU.S. Towing Service, the largest network of commercial towing companies nationwide! With over 600 towboats in 300 ports, service is just a call away, for 24/7 Dispatched Towing Services help.