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2014 LB2CAT  Warner Wins!


by American Watercraft Association

The 2014 58 mile Long Beach to Catalina and Back Offshore National Championship PWC Race aka “The LB2CAT” has challenged man and machine for twenty years.  This historic PWC race is the longest running and most prestigious offshore PWC race in the United States attracting the best offshore racers in the world to travel to California and compete for the National Title.  



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Never Quit Challenge


by American Watercraft Association

CLEAR THE WAY!
Key West, Florida to New York City, NY

Personal Water Craft Adventure to benefit the Naval Special Warfare Community and supporting Charities. An Invitational Personal Water Craft Challenge vetted by select military Veteran teams on board Personal Water Craft.




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Yamaha WaterCraft Announces National Demo Days Events.


by American Watercraft Association

Yamaha WaterCraft, announced the 2013 Yamaha on the Water Demo Days events hosted by Yamaha dealers nationwide.

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Real good news for aftermarket buyers


by American Watercraft Association

There’s no secret about the quality of modern personal watercraft. For years now, manufacturers have made the reliability and durability of watercraft a priority which has directly translated into long lasting and durable product for owners. And we haven’t even broached the amazing evolution of technology today’s watercraft possess.



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“The only thing new in the world is the history you haven’t read.”


by American Watercraft Association

We love history at the AWA, and more often than not we find ourselves reminded of President Truman’s saying. In the past, we’ve re-published early articles from magazines highlighting the first of their kind mass produced personal watercraft – many still evolving today.

 



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Shoot the Camel


by American Watercraft Association

Camels camels everywhere. That’s how our friends see it down under. It’s estimated that over a million humps roam the interior of Australia; a product of importation. In recent years, government paid sharpshooters in helicopters knocked off the beasts. But that was before the amazing wonders of the “carbon credit.”

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AWA Call to Action!
by American Watercraft Association

Recently, the Oregon State Marine Board received a petition to ban personal watercraft access on the Salmon River just north of Lincoln City, Oregon. The request, submitted by a pack of environmental groups, uses the same old worn out false claims that your public access to your public waterways is somehow detrimental to the ecosystem. They even attempt to use a 25 year old discredited study comparing the python infested swamps of south Florida to costal Oregon.


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2014 LB2CAT Warner Wins!
by American Watercraft Association

The 2014 58 mile Long Beach to Catalina and Back Offshore National Championship PWC Race aka “The LB2CAT” has challenged man and machine for twenty years.  This historic PWC race is the longest running and most prestigious offshore PWC race in the United States attracting the best offshore racers in the world to travel to California and compete for the National Title.  


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Wounded Veterans To Go 400-Plus Miles On Personal Watercraft In Support Of Charities
by American Watercraft Association

Never Quit Challenge" four-day journey in September will cover California coastline from Morro Bay to San Diego.

 


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/08/05/4272728/wounded-veterans-to-go-400-plus.html#storylink=cpy

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The Eastern PA River Runners
by American Watercraft Association

The Eastern PA River Runners
2014 Operation Helping Hero’s Freedom Ride
July 12th, 2014
Rain Date:   July 13th 2014

 

The Eastern PA River Runners, a local charter club of The American Watercraft Association, along with Keller Williams Realty Elite, serving all Eastern Pa. Counties out of West Lawn, Pa. and Ray’s Yamaha, Polaris, Victory out of Reading, Pa. are proud to team with The Family & Friends For Freedom Fund Inc. to raise money for this wonderful organization that aids in the recovery of our combat wounded Marines and servicemen and women from all branches of the armed forces recovering at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and other hospitals in the surrounding regions.

 

 


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Attention AWA members and riders along the Gulf Coast.
by American Watercraft Association

Now is the time to speak up for access to your public waterways.

 It is essential that your voice is heard in the public comments phase at Gulf Islands National Seashore.

As you know, due to a frivolous lawsuit brought by radical environmentalists, the National Park Service (NPS) was forced to waste taxpayer money in order to review public access for personal watercraft at Gulf Islands. Thus far, public scoping meetings were held last month. AWA represented all PWC riders at these events, and made plain our commitment to free and equal access to your public waters.


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