From The Point at Pittsburgh to the Mississippi River could be the first part of a trip to Florida, the East Coast, the Bahamas or around the world. But if you lack the time (or money) to take such an extravagant journey, a cruise to Marietta, Ohio, just 173 miles down the river from Pittsburgh, can still offer much boating enjoyment.
In the middle of 2019, Turtle Creek Harbor in Indiana changed ownership. Long-time owners, Bob & Agnus Wheeler, are moving into retirement and sold the business to Ray & Villie McDaniel. The marina will continue to operate in a similar structure with a slight change to the hours and some standard renovations and dredging operations […] Read More
Ohio River Islands Covering over 362 miles of the Upper Ohio River, this conservation area is a collection of twenty-two islands and four mainland stretches. As the Ohio is one of the nation’s busiest inland waterways – through commercial and recreational interests – the refuge area protects 3,440 acres of land and underwater […] Read More
[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]https://quimbyscruisingguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Cabin-Life.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]BY KEVIN DERR | KEVINDERR30@GMAIL.COM[/author_info] [/author] “Don’t go down the Mississippi!” everyone and all the articles said. “There’s nothing to see but bugs and barges.” They were all wrong. It was beautiful. The Vessel I have an old S&S designed Catalina 38 named Euphoria. She is the Catalina with the tumblehome […] Read More
A brief guide to eating your way along the inland waterways By Brad Kovach Part of the fun of cruising on the inland waterways is discovering new places, new people and, for some, new restaurants. To help you reach the highest levels of gastronomic boating bliss during your travels, we’ve compiled a list of spots […] Read More
When recreational boats on the Ohio River break down, need fuel or run aground, on-water assistance is now just a phone call away with the opening of Boat Assist, located at RiverPark Place Marina in Louisville. Captain Gene Foster, who learned the maritime trade aboard local paddlewheelers Belle of Louisville and Spirit of Jefferson, opened […] Read More