November 2012 – Quimby's Cruising Guide
Trawlers Midwest Introduces Eco-Trawler

Trawlers Midwest of Manitowoc, Wis., a leading broker of trawlers and motor yachts in the U.S. and Canada, has announced that it is building a new 33-foot aluminum vessel called the Eco-Trawler. Trawlers Midwest will be the sole dealer for the boat, which is designed to provide more efficiency, less draft, easy maintenance and more fun on […] Read More

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Merco Marine Donates Dock in West Virginia

Merco Marine donated $5,000 to the City of Wheeling, West Virginia Safety Force Dock Project. The donation helped spearhead the construction of a brand-new floating dock system to be used by Wheeling City Police, EMS and Fire Department. The new dock is located on Wheeling Island on the back channel of the Ohio River […] Read More

Review: Sweetwater 2086 BF

So, you’re in the market for a new boat, huh? You enjoy heading out in the morning or after work to wet a line and maybe haul in a few fish for the family dinner table. But, more often than not, you’ll be bringing along your kids. And their friends. And a few more […] Read More

Review: Four Winns S215

Four Winns celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and in the course of five decades, the Michigan-based manufacturer has become one of the most familiar names in boating. While the company has amassed a loyal following with its line of mid-sized express cruisers, many of us think of Four Winns as a go-to brand […] Read More

Paddle Sport Trends

Is there any place on Earth today where we can “disconnect” and not feel guilty? Well, yes, there is. Welcome to the world of paddle sports, where a boater can still escape from cell phones, radios and display screens. More and more water lovers are discovering the “silent pursuits” of kayaking, canoeing […] Read More

Review: Cruisers 41 Cantius

When Cruisers Yachts launched its 48 Cantius in 2011, the boat broke new ground for the Midwest builder. It was the company’s first model to combine the climate-controlled comfort of a sedan bridge with the sporty handling of an express cruiser. The hybrid drew great reviews and happy new owners. Now, on the heels […] Read More

Review: Yamaha AR190

Yamaha pulled a fast one when it introduced the new AR190. While the rest of the jet boat industry was thinking bigger, it was thinking smaller. In fact, this 19-footer is the “mini me” of the company’s runabout fleet for 2012. But you know what they say about judging things based on size alone. […] Read More

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Review: Boston Whaler 285 Conquest

Variety is a good thing in life and in boats. Am I right? Boston Whaler seems to think so, if the iconic builder’s new 285 Conquest is an indication. This outboard-powered cabin boat is rigged right for fishing, sure, but it’s also outfitted for entertaining, overnighting and cruising. It even comes in a fully […] Read More