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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....

THE YEAR of the WOMAN – IN BOATING!!!

By Bruce Claflin - We’ve seen it on the news and heard it over the airwaves, 2018 was the year of the woman. It really is about time to ramp up the recognition...

BRAND TAKES OVER AT LAKE CITY AS LUTJEN RETIRES

Lake City, MN. The retirement of long time Lake City marina Harbormaster Mark Lutjen left a void that has been filled. The Marina has installed Jeff Brand as Lutjen’s successor. Brand, who was raised in Lake City...

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INVASIVE SPECIES

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine Anyone who enjoys the waterways in our area or owns waterfront property, is aware of many of the invasive species that are present here. Respective Departments of Natural Resources in Wisconsin and Minnesota are fully...

Boating industry legend, Ralph C. Meloon, passes away at age 100

ORLANDO, FL (August 11, 2018) — It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of boating hall of fame member and industry icon Ralph C. Meloon at the age of 100. The middle of three brothers, Meloon was...

BAYPORT MARINA ASSOCIATION INSTALLS NEW GM

Boaters returning to Bayport Marina are finding a new GM in charge of operations there. The Bayport Marina Association (BMA) has installed Kori Derrick-Cisewski as General Manager according to Brien Slawik, Bayport’s Commodore. Kori is no stranger to Bayport...

Correct Craft CEO to Represent Recreational Boating Industry on U.S. Department of Interior’s...

WASHINGTON, D.C.—May 14, 2018—On Friday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, announced the addition of Correct Craft President and CEO, Bill Yeargin, to the Department of Interior’s “Made in America” Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee. The announcement was made...

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...

Clipper Round The World Yacht Race Crew Celebrate Half Way To Seattle

The eleven courageous Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race teams, including a Visit Seattle entry with a number of local and US crew, are celebrating reaching the halfway point in their gruelling 5,600 nautical mile journey across the...

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Increasing your fuel efficiency saves you time with fewer trips to the fuel dock, saves money through using less fuel, and saves the environment...

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