Lives are at stake. How do you get onto the water in a busy downtown area without a boat launch? Ron Firnrohr, Captain of the Milwaukee Fire Department Dive-Rescue team, explains.
In 1915, Glen Wooldridge began making extraordinary boats. Ordinary boats do ordinary things, run ordinary rivers. Wooldridge’s boats ran some of the most violent and dangerous rivers western North America had to offer. And Wooldridge stood by, or rather stood in, his products the entire time, traveling the entire lengths of many never-before-conquered rivers. Among Wooldridge’s “first-evers” were trips down Oregon’s… More
Father’s Day has passed, but it doesn’t take a holiday to appreciate all the things that fathers pass down to their children and grandchildren. In the case of Aage Ruud, his grandfather passed down an interest in mechanics, a spirit for tinkering, and an Evinrude motor built in 1909. It’s fitting that Aage Ruud, like Evinrude Outboard Motors founder Ole Evinrude, is… More
Courtesy of Daily American News: BRP Inc. employees lingered after quitting time on Friday for a photo as part of their three-year commitment to the ‘Going Green’ campaign. Vehicles manufactured by the company were on display as the group gathered. Yves Cloutier, director of plant operations, said representatives of the four departments helped to shovel dirt into holes where four… More
Check out this behind-the-scenes photo of a test of a brand new Four Winns boat! Is that an Evinrude E-TEC at the end of the rainbow?