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My Fun Five Picks for Your Cruiser Dad this Father’s Day!

#1 the BOTE Inflatable Hangout Chair Classic $349  If you’ve ever sat on an Adirondack chair and thought: ‘Dang, this would be cool in the water’, then the patent pending Hangout Chair is for you. Perfect for hot days when the sun is glaring and you need to keep cool while you float, the Hangout […] Read More

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

Press Release: YANMAR SELECTED BY LINSSEN YACHTS TO POWER ITS ENTIRE RANGE

YANMAR Marine International (YMI) proudly announces its selection by Linssen Yachts to power its new Linssen 45 SL AC 75 Edition, set to debut in May this year, ahead of being the engine of choice across its entire range. The collaboration marks a significant milestone for both esteemed companies, each boasting a rich heritage in […] Read More

For immediate release: YANMAR AND ASPEN POWER CATAMARANS ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO REDEFINE EFFICIENCY AND PERFORMANCE

YANMAR Marine International (YMI) has announced a new strategic partnership with Aspen Power Catamarans which will see YANMAR’s engine fitted on board Aspen’s C100 model, aiming to redefine efficiency and performance in the power catamaran industry. The collaboration introduces the YANMAR 4LV250 engine to Aspen’s C100 which boasts remarkable improvements, achieving 4.1 mpg at 18 […] Read More

SUNSEEKER REVEALS A STUNNING MIDNIGHT GREY MANHATTAN 5

HIGHLIGHTS Sunseeker Manhattan 55 features a new Midnight Grey exterior finish. A harmonious interior color scheme promotes a calming atmosphere on board. Optional Volvo Penta D13-800 or IPS-950 engines, the Manhattan 55 reaches more than 30 knots. Well-equipped bathing platform with an optional electric grill, overhead rain shower and fold-down seat. Comfortable and spacious aft cockpit with a specified third helm station. Large flybridge […] Read More

2023 Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all that participated in the 2023 Photo Contest. Here are the contest winners that appear in the printed guide — including the 2023 Cover Photo Winner! 2022 was a great year on the Western Rivers and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway — with continued interest in transient boating and wanderlust in the heartland of […] Read More

Quimby’s Photo Contest

The fourth annual Quimby’s Cruising Guide photo contest will highlight amateur photographs taken along the Inland & Gulf Intracoastal Waterways. The contest will run through January 10, 2024. There will be five main categories: Nature, Wildlife, People, Marinas and Anything Goes. Winners will be announced online and have their photos published in the 2024 printed […] Read More

Five Tips for July Fourth Boating Safety

Updated 7/1/2022 Just like Americans’ hectic Thanksgiving Day holiday travel habits, July 4 is recreational boating’s biggest holiday of the year. The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water predicts crowded launch ramp and marina facilities with significant recreational boat traffic congestion on lakes, rivers and coastal waters. Operator inattention, improper lookout, operator […] Read More

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

Top Great Loop Boats

Aspen C108 Coming in first on our list is the relatively new Aspen C108 Power Catamarans. Lately, catamarans have become an increasingly popular choice to tackle the great loop, and the C108 is no exception. A relatively small craft, the C108 packs a lot of space into a little package. With three private cabins, a […] Read More