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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...

NOW’S THE TIME TO RESTORE A BOAT WITH SHURHOLD

Summer sunshine brings with it damaging UV rays. The resulting oxidation leaves boats looking old and neglected. With the right tools, like Shurhold’s World’s Best Dual Action Polisher and a jar of Buff Magic, it’s simple to...

BOATUS OFFERS BEST BOATING ADVICE

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 13, 2019 – Wearing a life jacket, avoiding alcohol, and taking a boating safety course tops the list of things you can do now to improve your chances of a long, safe summer of...

Accon Fender Hangers save time and effort

Made from durable 316 stainless steel for corrosion resistance and long life, Accon Marine Quick Release Fender Hangers utilize a small steel anchor that attaches permanently to the fender lines. Deploying is as simple...

Army Corps forecasts high water level for Lake Superior

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released their latest monthly forecasts for Lake Superior water levels. The 6 month forecasts that come from the Corps are thought to be among the best indicators available. Their...

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