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Spring Launch Prep

It’s that time of year when the weather starts to improve and the possibility of getting back on the water seems inevitable. With the excitement and anticipation of those first days aboard, it’s important to put together a spring commissioning to-do list or download one of the countless lists available online. Some are more comprehensive […] Read More

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

7 Things Every Great Looper Should Know

Updated: 10/15/20 Ever dreamed about cruising the 6,000 miles of America’s Great Loop in your own boat? Sure you have. It’s one of the greatest boating adventures in the world, circumnavigating eastern North America by water. Short of hitching a covered wagon to a team of horses and hitting the trail, there’s no better way […] Read More

Five Ways to Add New Life to an Old Boat

Updated 10/8/2020 We all know that boats need regular attention to keep them in good condition and to allow for trouble-free days on the water. But aside from routine maintenance, there are a number of simple DIY projects that almost anyone can do that will not only enhance your boating experience but also improve the […] Read More

Making Personal Charts

In our years of gunkholing, we’ve found many small, out-of-the-way coves in which to spend a few quiet days at anchor. It’s a part of the boating life that we truly cherish. The problem most often encountered in these locations is that the NOAA navigation charts rarely list any detail about them. If it’s a […] Read More

Paducah Receives Boaters’ Choice Award for Transient Boat Dock

Marinas.com has announced the City of Paducah’s Transient Boat Dock as a recipient of the 2018 Boaters’ Choice Award. This is the second consecutive year for Paducah to receive the award, which honors marinas and docks that consistently provide an excellent home for the boating community. According to Marinas.com, 217 marinas/docking facilities are being honored […] Read More

Ohio Clean Marina Touts 2018 Successes

The Ohio Clean Marina program released a year-end summary of its accomplishments for 2018. The program re-certified 11 marinas and certified one new marina that received platinum status under the programs newly created tiered certification program. The clean boater pledge was signed by 347 boaters under the Ohio Clean Boater Program that makes boaters more […] Read More

Profile: Wildwood Resort & Marina in Granville, Tennessee

Serene wooded hillsides, gazebo with Adirondack chairs and outdoor fireplace, smoked barbecue washed down with hoppy beer, singer-songwriters playing quietly in the background. This is late summer perfection at Wildwood Resort & Marina in Granville, Tennessee, just 65 miles east of Nashville on the Cumberland River. It’s when the temperatures grow cooler and the trees […] Read More

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

Another Expansion for WindRiver Marina

WindRiver, a lakefront and golf community located minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee, completed its latest expansion project. Meeco Sullivan, which had previously worked on the marina’s expansions in 2015, 2016 and 2017, performed the work. WindRiver now includes 128 covered 30-, 40-, 60- and 90-foot slips, plus a 526-foot wave attenuator with 90-foot covered slips and […] Read More