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

Inland Navigation 101

  If you’ve spent any time at all on the inland rivers and lakes of the United States, then you know that boating here is different. The scenery and atmosphere are different. The water and weather are different. Even the boats and some of the boating rules are different.   These differences are a big […] Read More

America’s Great Loop — Inland Stops & Resources

America’s Great Loop is truly one of the most unique travel experiences in the World. Covering over 5,000 miles, 11 different waterways and two countries, boaters have a chance to explore the different cultural and geographical landscapes that this region of North America has to offer. And the inland section—comprised of the Illinois River, Mississippi […] Read More

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

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2022 Quimby’s Cruising Guide

5,000 miles, 11 different waterways and two countries—America’s Great Loop is truly one of the most unique travel experiences in the World. Read More

2021 Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all that participated in the 2021 Photo Contest. Below are the contest winners that will appear in the printed guide — available at the end of February. Keep an eye out for that edition to see the overall winner. 2021 was a great year on the Western Rivers and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway […] Read More

Virtual Town Tour: Mobile, Alabama

EXPLORING MOBILE By Bobbye Miller Kenyon Situated on Alabama’s southern coastline, Mobile sports mild temperatures and scenic locales with lots to see and do, combined with a 300-year history. Also known as “The Port City,” Mobile is the oldest city in the state. It is home to the second largest river delta and wetland in […] Read More

Marina Profile: Green Turtle Bay

Born thirty-five years ago on April 2, 1984, Green Turtle Bay Marina is located at MM 31 on Barkley Lake. Formerly known as Port KenBar – it began business with a fuel dock, three small covered and two uncovered docks. An open concrete deck over the water housed a hamburger stand that operated periodically during […] Read More

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

Midway Marina Updates Restaurant

In 2018, Midway Marina had an unfortunate fire take place in their restaurant. Using this as an opportunity to renovate, the marina will open a new restaurant in May of 2019 – just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Conveniently located 150 yards from the transient dock, the new establishment will serve up surf and […] Read More