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

Turtle Creek Harbor Under New Ownership

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

Wildlife on The Waterways: Cruising and Camping

  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

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

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Transient Stories: Bugs, Barges & Beauty

[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

Dock & Dine

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

Paddlewheeler ‘Pilot in Training’ Starts Recreational Boat-Towing Business

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