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Social Media App for Boaters Launches

Updated: Aug 12

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A new social-media platform for boaters called Scuttlebutt allows users to share stories, pictures and videos, as well as interact with others in their feed. The free app includes a map function, with wind and precipitation overlays, that can access real-time weather-buoy information, including sea state, winds, humidity and water temperature.


“As a lifelong boater on the Great Lakes, I am always on the lookout for anything that will help simplify my boating lifestyle,” Scuttlebutt creator Erik Kyle said in a statement. “Whether it’s a fishing expedition, a cruise to a lakeside destination or just a family boat ride on a nice day, boaters need current... [read more]

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