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Opponents Line Up Against Ethanol Increase In Fuel
A collection of far-flung groups, including the American Watercraft Association, PWIA, and BoatU.S., have come together under the banner FollowTheScience.org to oppose the pending increase of ethanol in fuels to 15%.
BoatUS Publishes Safety Tips
With the "official" boating season now in full swing, it's a good time for a refresher on some key tips to keep you and your crew safe this summer. BoatUS recently suggested that boaters pay particular attention to the following ...
Video Debut: The Underway Series from OceanLines, Episode 1
By way of introducing this new video series, let me re-state what will become obvious to you:  I am a writer. And writers may have great ideas for video but viewers will likely suffer a bit while the writer learns ...
The Facts On Boat/PWC Graphic Wraps
WAKEBOARDING Magazine has in interesting article online about boat wraps, those custom graphic decals that can make your boat or PWC one of a kind, or dress up an aging hull. Like the wraps you now see on cars, trucks, ...
How To Be An Eco-Friendly Boater
Discover Boating, that "national awareness campaign" funded by the North American recreational boating industry, recently revealed seven ways for all of us to become more "eco-friendly" boaters. I'm passing them along not only because I think the environment could use ...
Yamalube Battles Ethanol Problems With Fuel Stabilizer & Conditioner
Ethanol-containing fuels (E-10) have been wreaking havoc on boat and PWC engines. I've experienced the problem firsthand, after a brief storage period left me with a gummed-up carburetor. E-10 can separate into layers — gas up top and ethanol and ...
Yamaha PWC #1 In Reliability According To Independent Research Firm
According to the results of a survey of personal watercraft (PWC) owners conducted by research firm MacKenzie Corporation, Yamaha WaveRunners are consumer's top choice for reliability. The blind, anonymous survey was conducted by MacKenzie Corporation's Consumer Research Division, and looked at ...
Top Reasons Boats Sink In Spring Revealed
BoatU.S. recently revealed some interesting news that any boater will find of value — the top five reasons why boats sink in the spring. The information comes from BoatU.S. marine insurance claims files, so I'd say it's legit.

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