January 2013 – Quimby's Cruising Guide
Tenn. Corps of Engineers to Prohibit Fishing in Prime Areas

According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), boaters are on the verge of being banned from some of the best fishing waters in Tennessee. The Nashville, Tenn., Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) is planning to close recreational access at the tailwaters of 10 local dam facilities. The Corps is claiming that […] Read More

2023 Quimby's Cruising Guide

The Complete Listing of Marinas and Locks on the Inland and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways

Study Emphasizes Importance of Updated Charts

Up-to-date navigation charts can prevent accidents. While probably not a mind-blowing discovery, a newly published white paper titled “Boat Smart, Update Your Charts” by the Alliance for Safe Navigation (ASN) proves what many of us already know: Out-of-date charts are likely contributors to a significant percentage of grounding accidents and other incidents that take […] Read More

Powerboat Sales Projected to Grow in 2013

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is reporting an estimated 10 percent increase in new power boat sales in 2012, and is projecting the industry will see additional increases in 2013 by as much as 5 to 10 percent. “Improving economic conditions and what seems to be a resurgence in Americans’ love […] Read More

Teach a Kid to Fish

According to studies conducted by the American Sportfishing Association, 70 percent of those of us who fish were introduced to the sport by the time we were 12 years old. Most of us actually started fishing even earlier than that, thanks to an adult who took the time to teach and take us fishing. […] Read More

Born to Ride

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of riding a personal watercraft, or PWC. The anticipation as you see your bike at the dock and climb aboard, the rush of adrenaline as you press the start button and goose the throttle for the first time, the sheer excitement as you blast across the waves and […] Read More

Profile: Kingfisher Bay Marina

It was an Alabama cotton field. Seven years ago dredges began digging out 1.5 million yards of sand. Today, it’s the luxurious and state-of-the-art Kingfisher Bay Marina in Demopolis. The farmland was located behind venerable Demopolis Yacht Basin, familiar and a vital hurricane hole to any boater traveling the Tenn-Tom Waterway. It […] Read More