The Lakes of Indiana

The Lakes of Indiana

Sure, everybody knows about Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. But it might surprise people to discover that Indiana is no slouch either — and is actually a lake-lover’s delight! An exact count is hard to get, due to a great number of the Indiana’s “lakes” being man-made...
Paducah: Kentucky Confluence

Paducah: Kentucky Confluence

William Clark, of Lewis and Clark fame, would not recognize the riverfront area of Paducah, Ky., if he saw it today. History tells us that in 1795 his older brother George Rogers Clark, a general during the Revolutionary War, claimed the 37,000 acres the city now...
Holding Steady

Holding Steady

The bridge was slow opening, and this guy was not paying attention. The flybridge convertible with the chatty group gathered around the helm would edge towards the span on the current and at the last moment twist around and work upstream. But he had finally pushed it...
Etiquette Aboard

Etiquette Aboard

As boat owners, we realize the basic courtesies that are expected when invited aboard another’s vessel. Depending on the amount of advance notice (or lack thereof) and formality of the occasion, we know to ask if there’s anything we can bring, to arrive on time and to...
Tested: Tiara F44

Tested: Tiara F44

The Slikkers family, founders and owners of Tiara Yachts based in Holland, Mich., looked at the marketplace and saw a gap in their line. They had a comprehensive variety of sedans but no contribution to the substantial and growing flybridge cruiser market. With the...