Rock Island Marina Seeks New Management

Rock Island Marina Seeks New Management

Boaters are voicing their concerns about the future of Sunset Marina in Rock Island, Illinois, which in recent years has seen a sharp decline in occupancy numbers. To help those numbers increase, the city of Rock Island is seeking outside help. In April, city...
Volunteer Landing Dock Reopens in Knoxville

Volunteer Landing Dock Reopens in Knoxville

The City of Knoxville reopened its 360-foot-long boat dock at Volunteer Landing near Calhoun’s restaurant Friday. “The dock is a key amenity of Volunteer Landing,” said Chip Barry, the city’s deputy chief of operations. “In addition to daily public use, Visit...
New Marina Proposed on Kentucky River

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...
Missouri Bill Changes Three Rules for Boaters

Missouri Bill Changes Three Rules for Boaters

House Bill 2116, sponsored by Missouri Rep. Robert Ross (R-142) made its last journey through the Missouri House on May 1, passing with an overwhelming 133 to 3, with 1 abstention. The bill adds three new things to Missouri law: It adds a subset of jet and...
Oahe Marina Closed for 2018 Season

Oahe Marina Closed for 2018 Season

Oahe Marine on the Missouri River in Fort Pierce, S.D., will not be open this year. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks Division of Parks and Recreation Director Katie Ceroll says the closure has no impact on the three campgrounds managed by GFP, day use...