News | Quimby's Cruising Guide
Aspen Power Catamarans launches the new C108

Aspen Power Catamarans launches the new C108

Aspen Power Catamarans has completed the development and just launched an all-new 35’ Outboard Power Proa Catamaran. The new Aspen C108 expands on the company’s patented hull design featuring both non-symmetrical hulls and power that provide exceptional efficiency,...
River Pilot Canoes Length of Mississippi River

River Pilot Canoes Length of Mississippi River

By Frank McCormack Plenty of people have a lifelong dream, but few go on to achieve it. As of August 8, Joey Cargol, a Gretna, La., resident and river pilot known on the Mississippi River as “Crescent 50,” did just that when he reached the sea buoy at the mouth of the...
New Dinghy Lift for Outboard Powered Boats

New Dinghy Lift for Outboard Powered Boats

Outboard engines are very popular today as they provide smooth and reliable performance and high top speeds. Cruising with outboards has become commonplace but the placement of the engines can make it difficult to stow a dinghy. According to a news release from Ranger...
Hannibal Riverfront Project Making Strides

Hannibal Riverfront Project Making Strides

In 2018, the city of Hannibal, Mo. received approval for a plan to revitalize a stretch of the town’s riverfront property to include a park and updated docking options for both recreational boaters and Mississippi River Cruise Lines. Originally slated to be near...
World’s Longest Continuous River Race

World’s Longest Continuous River Race

Kansas City, Mo. — This week kicks off the annual Missouri American Water MR340 — the World’s longest continuous river race. Launched in 2004 during a time when social media consisted of niche forums attached to websites, the race still maintains its grassroots...
Digital Guide To The Ohio River

Digital Guide To The Ohio River

By Shelley Byrne The new Digital Guide to the Ohio River uses Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponder data to mark towing vessels, making the river safer for recreational users. The guide was designed by the Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of...