AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER — 2024 Quimby’s Cruising Guide – Quimby's Cruising Guide

AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER — 2024 Quimby’s Cruising Guide

With over 9,000 miles, the Inland Waterways and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) offer an abundance of waterfront towns thriving with character and history. For more than six decades, Quimby’s Cruising Guide has been the trusted source for boaters cruising these waters. Nautical charts, marina listings and navigation aids make this printed guide an invaluable resource for every boater to have on board their vessel. 

For our 62nd edition of Quimby’s Cruising Guide, we’re touring a handful of waterfront towns, each with their own story to tell. Maysville, Kentucky, located about 60 miles northeast of Lexington, became an important port on the Ohio River after being incorporated in 1787. A manufacturing town still to this day, Maysville was also an important stop on the Underground Railroad, since the free state of Ohio was right across the river. Today, the town weaves an urban living feel into its small-town atmosphere. 

Travel south to the GIWW and you’ll encounter Florida’s Forgotten Coast. A trio of quaint towns dot this coastal landscape. Carrabelle, Apalachicola, and Port St. Joe, all within a day’s cruise of each other, offer their own unique flavor and charm.  

Per usual, we have updated the 2024 edition with the latest marina listings, fuel stops and lock and dam information through individual mailings, e-mails, calls and user input. Low water levels continued to be a challenge on the Inland Waterways in 2023. Businesses are learning to adapt and hope to be in a good position for the 2024 season. 

In conjunction with the printed guide, we will continue to provide updates through our weekly e-newsletters and on www.quimbyscruisingguide.com, including additional destination and lifestyle articles, know-how tips and much more. As always, if you see something out on the water that may need our attention or would like to share your story on the water, feel free to give us a call at 314-561-4701 or send us an email at patrice@wjinc.net. 

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Inside the 2024 Guide–Maysville, Kentucky’s, Small-Town Charm

Photo courtesy of Old Pogue Distillery

Historic river communities like Maysville, Kentucky, mix small-town charm with trendy culture, and boaters can wind through the town with tranquil ease. Coast along the Ohio River and spend a day or two exploring...read more

 

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