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South Shore Yacht Club’s 80th Queen’s Cup: A Proud Heritage

By Sam Graubner, South Shore Yacht Club The Queen’s Cup Race is sailed for one of the oldest trophies in world yachting, with a history that dates back to the British Victorian era. Queen Victoria first offered the cup as...

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...

Bertha Boatworks achieves clean marina designation

Pequot Lakes, MN - The Minnesota Clean Marina Program has announced that Bertha Boatworks of Pequot Lakes, MN. has achieved the necessary standard to qualify for the Minnesota Clean Marina designation. The Marina, which is located on...

From Lake Minnetonka to the record books

By Bruce Claflin | bruce@scuttlebutt.com AMERICAN SPIRIT When one thinks about the American spirit, one inevitably thinks about freedom. Most boaters would say they never feel so free as they do with the sun on their face and the wind in...

ORR Welcomes Department of Interior’s New Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee

By Mickaela Giese The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable welcomed the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of the members of the newly-established Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee. The Committee is charged with finding solutions that will improve and conserve America’s public parks,...

Weego Unleashes Monstrous Power to the Marine Market with Revolutionary Crankenstein

WESTAMPTON, N.J. (February 25, 2019) - Weego, innovators of portable jump starters announced today the launch of Crankenstein™ Jump Starting 12V/24V Power Pack - a powerful, new, combination 12- and 24-volt portable jump starting solution, designed for...

Minnetonka Power Squadron and USPS District 22 receive top honors

At the United States Power Squadrons (USPS) Annual Meeting held recently in Orlando, Florida, Minnetonka Power Squadron, of Minnetonka, Minnesota took “Top Squadron” honors while Florida’s US Power Squadron District 22 was named “Top District.” The awards are sponsored...

In memoriam: Dick Anderson

The Boating and River Communities lost a great friend on August 19th. 2017 with the passing of Dick Anderson. Dick loved the river valley, and was a lifelong boater. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and cherished his...

Hanson Medals Awarded For 2016 Rescue In Chesapeake Bay

BRISTOL, R.I. (December 14, 2017) – US Sailing’s Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal on December 7, 2017, to Ed Tracey, Dewey Ward and Ray Racine, the crew of Incommunicado, for their October 23,...

VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS

Take the opportunity to have your boat’s safety equipment examined by a qualified vessel examiner from United States Power Squadrons, America’s Boating Club. A vessel safety check incurs no fines, penalties or reports to any other agency....

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Thank you from Scuttlebutt Magazine

It’s that time of the year again. Time to start thinking about winterizing and storage options. Hopefully you all made many unforgettable memories over...

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