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Don’t be a victim…

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, boat thefts are on the decline. Their statistics indicate that boat thefts in the U.S. declined by 8% from 2017 -...

DNR urges boaters to ‘Own your wake, for everyone’s sake!’

With the St. Croix River near Stillwater finally dropping for the first time this spring below the level where slow no-wake speeds are required, many people might be eager to throttle up and make some waves.

Boaters beware: Expect more E15 this summer

SPRINGFIELD, VA., June 17, 2019 – Over the objections of a wide coalition of American citizens and environmental, conservation, food producer, fuel retailer, taxpayer advocate, and outdoor recreation industry groups, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently waived...

Minnesota PCA announces plan to reduce chloride in area waters

ST. PAUL, MN - In response to increasing levels of chloride found in area waters, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been seeking feedback on their plan to reduce the amount of road salt in use every...

DNR issues wake advisory, requests compliance

ST. PAUL, MN - On June 13th, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued an advisory regarding ‘Wake responsibility” and requesting compliance and awareness of existing statutes. It is already against the law in Minnesota to operate...

Boaters must use caution to avoid E-15 fuel

Red Wing, MN - As we move deeper into the summer months, boaters are once again cautioned to be alert to avoid using E-15 fuel in marine engines of all types. Earlier this...

Evinrude Launches New 3-Cylinder E-TEC G2 Models

STURTEVANT, WIS. – Evinrude announced today the expansion of the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 product line to include 115 H.O., 140HP and 150HP models. Evinrude’s extended line-up is designed to give more boaters confidence on the water...

Captains provide Boatsetter owners with peace-of-mind

Boatsetter is the proven way to make money from boats when not being used. Some owners, however, don’t have the time to take out a group of renters or their vessel requires a level of expertise beyond...

Brunswick completes acquisition of Freedom Boat Club

METTAWA, ILL., May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Freedom Boat Club (FBC). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

America’s Boating Club meeting needs of growing segment with Spanish-language course offerings

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that its comprehensive, all-encompassing America’s Boating Course is now offered in Spanish. Produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating...

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