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New "Your Boat Club" opens in MinocquaSubmitted: 05/18/2018
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Rose McBride
Rose McBride
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EAGLE RIVER - Temperatures in the 70s and 80s mean it's time to get out on the water.

Maybe not for swimming just yet, but for boating. 

A new Your Boat Club location just opened this season in Minocqua. 

Your Boat Club lets you rent a boat for the day, or become a member and use a boat any time during the year.



The Eagle River location has been open for a year. Manager Mike O'Brien says members can use any location and the service is founded on a convenience factor. 

"If you want to go to Minocqua and boat you can go there and get on a club boat. If you want to boat here in Eagle River, you can get on a club boat. If you want to boat in Fox Lake, Illinois you can get on a club boat," said O'Brien. 

Boats always stay in the chain of lakes, which also helps stop the spread of aquatic invasive species to Northwoods lakes. 


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