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2020 Photo Contest Finalists

2020 Photo Contest Finalists

2020 has been a rough year all around — but one thing that remains constant is the solitude and beauty that the waterways provide. Take a look at our 2020 photo contest finalists. The winners will be announced next week and published in the 2021 Quimby’s...
Winter Boating – Cabin Heating Systems

Winter Boating – Cabin Heating Systems

Looking to extend your recreational boating season or make enhancements to your live aboard? There may be nothing more important than finding a reliable heating system for your cabin. Even in warmer climates, a winter night can become quite chilly out on the water or...
Homemade Raft Makes 1,700 Mile Mississippi Trip

Homemade Raft Makes 1,700 Mile Mississippi Trip

According to a recent news release by Velocity Public Affairs, on Tuesday, October 27th, Spare Key Executive Director Erich Mische [returned] home to St. Paul after a 1,700-mile, 56-day, ten-state journey down the Mississippi River on a 50-year old homemade raft...
Cruising & Cooking over The Holidays

Cruising & Cooking over The Holidays

Updated 10/22/2020 Plan on cruising over the Holidays?  Being aboard your boat over Thanksgiving and Christmas can be quite the experience.  And, sure, it can be easy to dock for those two holidays and escape to the comfort of a nearby restaurant to celebrate;...
7 Things Every Great Looper Should Know

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...