June 2017 - Quimby's Cruising Guide
Bass Pro Shops Donates 40,000 Rods and Reels to Kids

Conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families to get off the couch and head outdoors to discover the fun of fishing this summer. Bass Pro Shops is donating 40,000 rods and reels to nonprofit organizations that help kids from all backgrounds connect to the outdoors. The effort is part of Gone […] Read More

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

Trump Touts Inland Waterway Improvements

President Donald Trump traveled to Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati on June 7 to pledge a $200 billion federal investment for infrastructure, which includes the inland waterways. During his speech, the president focused on the nation’s aging levees, locks and dams, and ports. “Another major promise that Washington has repeatedly broken, which is why we are […] Read More

Suntex Acquires Loggerhead Marina Portfolio

Suntex Marina Investors LLC announced that it has acquired the Loggerhead Marina portfolio. Under the terms of the agreement, 11 Loggerhead Marina properties located throughout Florida now join the Suntex portfolio. “This transaction will be transformational for Suntex and our efforts to continue to provide an unmatched customer experience around the country,” said Bryan Redmond, […] Read More

Lund Launches Pontoon Line

For 2017, Lund Boats is introducing the LX Series of pontoon boats, a complete family of watercraft with high-value standard features and configurations designed for recreational use, fishing and multi-purpose enjoyment. The all-new series will be offered in a choice of three lengths — 20, 22 and 24 feet — with five distinct floor plans […] Read More

Lowrance Celebrates 60 Years

In the six decades since its founding in 1957, Lowrance has launched the original FISH LO-K-TOR, the first transistorized sonar product to display individual fish and show their depths; introduced the first sonar unit with a microprocessor; patented a low-profile transducer capable of operating at high-performance boat speeds; created the first handheld GPS for under […] Read More

National Marina Days 2017

This year, the annual National Marina Day has become National Marina Days: Summer of Giving. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, marinas across the country will be hosting events intended to introduce the public to boating through on-water and landside activities — while also giving back to any charity of their choice. So, get out […] Read More

Electric, Stand-Up PWC Launched

Personal watercraft (PWC) enthusiasts looking to ride waterways off limits to gas-powered models now have an option with the new electric-powered Gratis X1. “We are thrilled to unveil the world’s first electric, stand-up personal watercraft,” said Founder and CEO of Free Form Factory Jordan Darling. “Free of the restrictions imposed on gas-powered watercraft, the Gratis […] Read More

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

Boating Industry Reveals 2017 Top Products

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] For the fourth year, Boating Industry, a leading trade news source for the recreational marine industry, has published its list of 50 top products, ranging from boats and engines to accessories and more. This year’s selections were chosen from hundreds of products introduced or significantly updated since the beginning […] Read More