Let's Go Boating!

July 10, 2011 7:42:19 AM PDT
Lots of boats are out on the lake this summer, but if you don't own your own boat, it does not mean you have to stay on the shore.

Ellen Hopkins, spokesperson for Discover Boating joined us from DuSable Harbor to talk about the organization's latest additions in watercrafts.

Discover Boating) is a national awareness campaign developed by the North American recreational boating industry and managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). Discover Boating programs focus on improving the boating experience and building interest in recreational boating by providing a resource for Americans to explore the benefits, affordability and accessibility of the boating lifestyle.

To find out more, visit Discover Boating.com and www.facebook.com/discoverboating.

Featured on ABC7:

Yamaha Waverunner VXR
Cost: Starting at $11,199
Chicagoland dealer: Nielsens (www.nielsens.com)
Max Speed: 67 mph
Capacity: 3 persons
Fuel: Regular Unleaded
Fuel Capacity: 15.9 gal (60.1L)

Ways to Get on the Water this Summer:
- Rent or Charter
- Join a Club
- Take a Class
- Fractional Ownership
- Jump Aboard With Family and Friends

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