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32 BAREFOOT WATER-SKIERS AND EVINRUDE® BREAK GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE

Sturtevant, Wis., May 15, 2018 – Evinrude® announced today a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the most barefoot water-skiers pulled behind a single boat. Powered by three 300-horsepower Evinrude E-TEC® G2® engines, 32 performers entered the water at Wolf...

Choosing a Marina for Your Boat and YOU

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine As boaters, we are all faced with a number of decisions that all impact our boating experience. Many boaters are fortunate enough to be able to keep their boats on (or very near) their own...

LET’S TALK SPRING, BOATING, and READINESS!

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine So all of us here in the upper Midwest have been extremely patient and now, it’s finally spring. Time to go boating! Maybe for some of us it IS time to go boating, but for...

Five apps to download before you set sail

Before you embark on your next nautical adventure, take a minute to check out these five incredibly useful apps that could vastly improve your time on the water: 1. i-Boating The i-Boating app gives you access to full nautical maps that...

A boat for every CAPTAIN

Ahoy! In search of a pleasure craft upon which to set sail in style? Read on for some help finding a boat that matches your personality. Captain DISCOVERY Boating, in your book, goes hand in hand with adventure and excitement. Just...

The St. Paul Yacht Club

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine Founding History The St. Paul Yacht Club was founded in 1912 by a group of prominent St. Paul citizens to explore the then new pastime of power boating. The Club’s home on Harriet Island was made...

Lake Pepin’s ready for a brighter future

Note–This is the second and final installment of a series exploring the issues affecting Lake Pepin. Last month we focused on the environmental issues that affect recreational boating. This month, we look at the economic and lifestyle implications that...

River Valley Power and Sport Named to 2017 Boating Industry Top 100 List

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine River Valley Power and Sport has been named one of the Top 100 dealers in North America by Boating Industry, the leading publication for the marine industry. The Top 100 is the only independent ranking...

Sediment is causing record boat groundings in Lake Pepin

By MacKenzie Consoer, Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance (Red Wing, MN 1/25/2018) — Boat groundings in Lake Pepin, the widest section of the Mississippi River, reached an all-time high in 2017. Several grounding events were accompanied by significant health and financial...

Behind The Scenes At The Minneapolis Boat Show

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine Most of us have attended a Boat Show recently, and we know they are a gathering spot for boaters and all of us who create products that are of interest to them. Boats, motors, trailers,...

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