September 2013 - Quimby's Cruising Guide
Review: Pursuit SC 365i

If you’re in the market for this year’s edition of a me-too cruiser, you’ve come to the wrong place. In fact, this new launch — the SC 365i Sport Coupe — is such a radical departure for this builder of sport fishing boats you may not have realized it was a Pursuit. That’s because […] Read More

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

Review: Tiara 3600 Coronet

At its heart, the new 3600 Coronet is a delightful day boat with overnighter ambitions. Tiara designed the cockpit to be the “living room,” with seating everywhere plus a bridge deck that can be easily enclosed if the weather is too hot, cold or wet. But, unlike most express cruises, Tiara didn’t […] Read More

Profile: Clarksville Marina

The Cumberland River has always been one of the most beautiful river trips in America. There are 381 navigable miles on the route from Smithland, Ky., on the Ohio River to Celina, Tenn. Cruise planners in trawler-speed boats calculate Clarksville as the perfect halfway point from Grand Rivers to Nashville. As of last July, […] Read More

Dream Cruisers

Is there a better way to enjoy the freedom that boating offers than on board a vessel custom-made for cruising? Lean back into the padded helm chair, set the chartplotter for anywhere and watch the scenery slide past as you journey in comfort. Good times and good friends are all around, along for the […] Read More

Spirit of Illinois

Has a state ever been so misrepresented? It’s nicknamed the Prairie State, yet Illinois is edged on three sides by water, borders a Great Lake and is bisected by a major water thoroughfare for recreational boaters and the marine transportation industry. So say what you want textbooks, we know the true spirit of this […] Read More

Volvo Penta IPS800 and 950

Volvo Penta has announced an expansion to its IPS product line with the introduction of two new models: the IPS800 and 950. Like their predecessors, the new IPS drive packages provide leading performance in terms of higher torque, better drivability and significantly lower noise levels. With steerable drive units and double forward-facing propellers, the […] Read More

NMMA 2013 CSI Award Winners Include 21 Heartland Builders

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has announced 29 recipients of the 2013 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards for the award period from April 2012 through March 2013. Twenty-nine boat and engine manufacturers were recognized for excellence in customer satisfaction as part of the NMMA’s CSI program, including 21 that […] Read More

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

Marine Sales Welcomes Kentuckiana Yacht Sales to Family

Marine Sales of Pickwick has announced the purchase of Kentuckiana Yacht Sales in Gilbertsville, Ky. The acquisition includes a 10,000-square-foot showroom located at 5888 Hwy 641 North, three miles south of Kentucky Lake Dam. “We are excited to be expanding our sales operations into the Kentucky Lake area,” said Ron Martin, Marine […] Read More