April 2014 – Quimby's Cruising Guide
Donzi Builds Boats for Missouri State Highway Patrol

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s marine operations division is tasked to serve and protect the Lake of the Ozarks as well as other state waters. The agency’s vessel of choice is a Donzi 290 Center Console performance boat, and four more soon will be added to its fleet of a dozen. The […] Read More

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

Missouri Senate Passes Bill to Make Boat Rental Easier

The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for non-residents and Missourians to rent boats. SB 785 creates a temporary boating safety education card for out-of-state renters, as well as expanding the one-time opportunity for state residents. SB 785 supports the boating industry by making it easier for people to […] Read More

Springtime is Crappie Time!

One of the first gamefish to get active across Heartland waters each spring is a favorite among anglers from coast and coast and on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line. Known as the “fish of a thousand names,” whether you call the popular panfish a “white perch,” “calico bass,” “sac au lait,” “papermouth” or […] Read More

Alternative Power for Boats

Alternative choices for powering boats are expanding at warp speed these days, because funding is available via government grants and competition is fierce. Excessive weight and slow speeds have held back development for years, but as demand for greener options increases, many new power systems are being developed. Electric inboards were first […] Read More

Illinois DNR Awards Boat Access Area Development Grants

According to an article in The Rock River Times, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has announced 2014 Boat Access Area Development grants totaling $715,200 in six communities. “These projects will create jobs, offer recreational opportunities and promote healthy lifestyles,” Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn told the newspaper. “They will also promote […] Read More