Profile: Kentucky Dam Marina

Profile: Kentucky Dam Marina

Bordering the west side of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky Lake is a major (160,300 acres!) reservoir on the Tennessee River that’s considered one of the best boating areas in the Midwest. Whether you want to fish, sail, paddle, golf,...
Chicago River to Be Transformed

Chicago River to Be Transformed

In a major speech, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined Building on Burnham, a comprehensive plan to invest in the Lakefront, the Chicago River, natural areas and recreational opportunities in neighborhoods across the city. This plan follows the Mayor’s successful...
Profile: Port St. Joe Marina

Profile: Port St. Joe Marina

Touted as one of Florida’s friendliest marina, Port St. Joe Marina was built by the city of Port St. Joe in 1999 and later purchased by the St. Joe Company as an amenity for the city’s development plans. But what makes it so friendly, exactly? According to Marina...
Top Gulf Coast Anchorages

Top Gulf Coast Anchorages

In over 25 years of cruising, we found the waters along the Gulf Coast from Galveston to Carrabelle to be some of the more scenic and tranquil in which we have traveled. The people are friendly, and the waters forgiving — if you pay attention to weather and...
Choosing a Charter Vacation

Choosing a Charter Vacation

About this time each year, with my own boat soon to go under wraps for the winter, I start dreaming about a change in latitude to help me weather the cold. Since I love boats and boating, when I’m fortunate enough to have the time and the funds to do so, I usually...
Geneva Lake, Wis.: Newport of the West

Geneva Lake, Wis.: Newport of the West

Throughout the Midwest, gemlike inland lakes and their distinctive waterfront communities beckon to trailer boaters and vacationers seeking a respite from the hectic pace of life in metropolises such as Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit and the Twin Cities. Perhaps the most...