May 2016 – Quimby's Cruising Guide
Life Jacket Design Competition Winners Awarded

The Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition from the BoatU.S. Foundation and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association (PFDMA) recently awarded $15,000 in prize money to its top three entries. First place was given to Michael Garman of Moseley, Va., who submitted a prototype (pictured) that uses a smartphone app to submit exact body measurements […] Read More

2024 Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

Westrec Acquires Lazy Days

Westrec Marinas, a leading marina investment company with properties throughout the U.S., has announced the acquisition of Lazy Days Marina on Lake Lanier in Georgia. The seller, Aqua Marine Partners, is a marina investment company with several East Coast facilities. Lazy Days is located approximately 45 minutes north of Atlanta. The marina contains 75 state-of-the-art […] Read More

Boating Groups Urge Caution About Fuel Choice

As the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer boating season, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) and National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) urge boaters to be mindful when selecting fuel for their boats, especially as the federal government’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is increasing the risk of consumer misfueling. Even one mistake […] Read More

Big Thunder, Tritoon Town Merge

Tritoon Town and Ozark Village Resort, along with the original Big Thunder Marina, have come together under one entity — Custom Motorsports and Marina LLC. The combined locations will form a “supercenter” for all types of boats, motors, service and storage and allow the company to cover the entirety of the Lake of the Ozarks, […] Read More

Dale Hollow Marina Bought

Anchor South Investments LLC, a Knoxville-based resort and marina management company, has added Dale Hollow State Park Marina to its stable of properties. The company said it bought the Burkeville, Ky., property from a private development firm and plans to invest about $750,000 to improve and expand it. Dale Hollow State Park Marina is a […] Read More

Profile: Hammond Marina in Hammond, Indiana

Designated the first “Clean Marina” in the state of Indiana, Hammond Marina strives to be at the forefront of environmental conscientiousness. It’s located in the Hammond Harbor Basin of Lake Michigan, just 12 nautical miles from downtown Chicago, and features recycling bins throughout the marina as well as a top-notch drainage system and boat wash-down […] Read More

Marine Electronics: Needs Versus Wants

Does your boating consist of taking your family out on the lake or bay for a day or two at a time? If so, do you really need to mount a cutting-edge multifunction display in your dashboard? No, probably not. Depending on the size of your boat, and where and how you use it, you […] Read More

2024 Quimby's Cruising Guide

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

Boat Camping: Your Own Slice of Heaven

Overnight cruising can take many forms. It might mean dockside slumber in a port-of-call marina, or a short hike into town for a bed-and-breakfast sojourn. It also could involve camping. The real thrill of boat camping comes with the unfettered backcountry access that your vessel can provide. We discovered this on Colorado’s Blue Mesa reservoir, […] Read More