April 2013 – Quimby's Cruising Guide
ValvTect and Century Team Up to Prevent Ethanol Problems

ValvTect Petroleum is proud to announce that Century Boats will include a sample of ValvTect Ethanol Gasoline Treatment with each new boat to help its new boat owners avoid problems that can be caused by ethanol blended gasoline. “Although we build our boats to the industry’s most stringent specifications, ethanol gasoline can […] Read More

2023 Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

Paddle On!

The old images of “paddling” were of fur-trading voyageurs or diehard canoeists grinding it out with the rain and bugs. Things have changed, as paddle-sport participation has exploded. According to the American Canoe Association, there was a 50-percent percent increase in recreational kayaking participants from 2006 to 2011, with fishing kayak sales […] Read More

Tuning into Tennessee

Talk to anyone about Tennessee and the conversation will usually boil down to a back-and-forth about music or barbeque. Well, we’re here to tell you that boating should be added to the dialog. A grand confluence of mighty rivers and sun-drenched lakes deliver onboard opportunities to all corners of the Volunteer State, with the […] Read More

Living Large

It’s no secret the houseboat industry has had a tough time over the last few years. Economic turbulence here and abroad even caused several prominent manufacturers to close their doors. But houseboaters are a passionate bunch, and if last year’s sales numbers are any indication, these folks are starting to open their wallets and […] Read More

Review: NauticStar 203SC Sport Deck

The smallest of NauticStar’s popular Sport Deck lineup offers plenty to like, led by the price. With a “Super Sport” selling price of under $28,000 when matched with a 115-horsepower Yamaha outboard, the new 203SC should be dead-center in the sights of a family seeking an all-around “fun boat” offering plenty of flexibility and […] Read More

Review: Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU

Life in the slow lane is looking better than ever. That is, if your definition of slow means a leisurely, long-range cruise aboard an exquisitely crafted boat that couples state-of-the art construction and propulsion technology with lines that, while modern, are steeped in a classic nautical tradition. If you’re searching for a boat that […] Read More

Profile: Leatherwood Resort & Marina

Whether you come by boat, RV, car or motorcycle, Leatherwood Resort & Marina is one of the best places on Kentucky Lake to relax and have fun. Located near the midpoint of an 84-mile Tennessee River stretch from Kentucky Dam to the I-40 crossing, this inviting destination offers easy access to great fishing areas. […] Read More

2023 Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

Ethanol Debate Hits Capitol Hill

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has long been fighting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its approved partial waivers permitting the use of 15 percent ethanol (E-15). While the EPA has not approved E-15 for marine engines with its waiver, much of the marine industry does not think increased ethanol is good for […] Read More