Kentucky – Quimby's Cruising Guide
Maysville, Kentucky’s, Small-Town Charm

Historic river communities like Maysville, Kentucky, mix small-town charm with trendy culture, and boaters can wind through the town with tranquil ease. Coast along the Ohio River and spend a day or two exploring the culinary delights, the arts and entertainment scenes, and the outdoorsy offerings throughout the city.  Situated right along the Ohio River, […] Read More

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Cruising Kentucky

Updated – 7/15/21 Originally Published through Heartland Boating Magazine by Bobbye Miller Kenyon It’s summertime, and the livin’ is especially easy if you happen to be aboard a boat in Kentucky. The Bluegrass State lays claim to some of the most inviting and accessible waters in all of the eastern U.S. — 170 lakes and […] Read More

Green Turtle Bay Set To Host 2021 True Course Captain’s School

During the month of April, Green Turtle Bay in Grand Rivers, Ky. is set to host the 14th annual series of Captain’s Courses. All courses are U.S.C.G. approved without a test required at the Coast Guard. Topics cover advanced education, enhanced boating skills, current regulations and confidence at the helm. These courses include pleasure craft […] Read More

Paducah Transient Dock Continues Awards Streak

January 14, 2021 PADUCAH – According to a recent news release, Marinas.com has notified the City of Paducah that Paducah’s Transient Boat Dock is a recipient of the 2020 Boaters’ Choice Award.  This is the fourth consecutive year for Paducah to receive the award which honors marinas and docks that consistently provide an excellent home […] Read More

Asian Carp Fishing Method Being Tested In Kentucky

By Shelley Byrne A commercial fisherman harvested close to 60,000 pounds of Asian carp from one bay in 48 hours as part of a fishing method being tested in Kentucky for the first time. Often referred to as either haul seining or beach seining, the method involves running a net out into the bay and […] Read More

Virtual Town Tour: Paducah, Kentucky

By Shelley Byrne At the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers, Paducah, Ky., offers rest and relaxation with an award-winning transient boat dock adjacent to a newly constructed park extending into the Ohio River. Within two blocks of the dock are the seasonal farmers’ market, the National Quilt Museum of the United States, Holiday […] Read More

New Marina Proposed on Kentucky River

Local boaters are floating the idea of bringing a new marina to Frankfort, Kentucky. As word spreads of recent renovations to the Kentucky River’s system of locks, the need to accommodate boats — both for overnight visits and longer-term storage — has become a top priority for members of the tourism commission’s Riverfront Development Committee. […] Read More