September 2016 – Quimby's Cruising Guide
Top Boating Towns 2016

America’s Heartland is home to dozens of towns with truly authentic character as well as access to inviting lakes and rivers. Last year we asked you to help crown the top boating destinations in the region (see the sidebar), and this year we started with a blank slate and took your nominations again — setting […] Read More

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Research Reveals How Boat Fires Happen

Fire ranks No. 5 among all boat losses, according to BoatUS Marine Insurance Program claims files. Dig a little a deeper, and those claims files also tell the six specific areas that lead to most reported boat fires. Since being forewarned is being forearmed, here are the top culprits and some tips on how to […] Read More

NMEA Names 2016 Product Award Winners

The marine electronics industry honored several manufacturers with product awards at the annual National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held this year at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Fla., in September. Top products were named for both the NMEA Product of Excellence Awards and the NMEA Technology Award. […] Read More

Colorado’s Lake Dillon: In a League of Its Own

Experienced cross-country road-trippers nod knowingly when someone brings up Interstate 70 in Colorado. Oh yes, they’ve all traveled this celebrated stretch of the U.S. Interstate Highway System, with engineering marvels such as the Eisenhower Tunnel at 11,158 feet, Vail Pass and, well, all of Glenwood Canyon. They might not know that I-70 also takes them […] Read More

World’s Largest Nautique Dealer Opens New Store

Buxton Marine, the largest Nautique boat dealership in the world and only dealer in North Texas, will expanded its Lewisville storefront by opening a second store at the Long Cove Marina on Cedar Creek Lake on Labor Day weekend. The shop, Buxton Marine at Long Cove,  caters to the public as well as the neighboring […] Read More

Suntex Acquires Wolf Creek Marina

Suntex Marina Investors LLC (Suntex), an owner and operator of marina properties, announced the acquisition of Wolf Creek Marina on Lake Cumberland, Kentucky. The purchase comes on the heels of the recent addition of State Dock Marina, also on Lake Cumberland, to the Suntex portfolio. With the change in ownership, Wolf Creek will see exciting […] Read More