Gathering the Untold Stories of Vanishing River People

Gathering the Untold Stories of Vanishing River People

A recreated, mid-century shanty boat, a daring river voyage on New York’s historic Hudson River and a meticulous archive of river stories are all part of a compelling art and history project, “A Secret History of American River People.” The journeys...
New Owner at TowBoatUS Ports in Mississippi and Louisiana

New Owner at TowBoatUS Ports in Mississippi and Louisiana

Capt. Conrad Morris, owner of Mississippi’s TowBoatUS Bay St. Louis, has expanded his boat-towing business with the acquisition of TowBoatUS Biloxi (Miss.) and TowBoatUS East and West Lake Pontchartrain (La.). Morris, who grew up boating and fishing in the Gulf of...
Uber-like Boat Service Comes to Lake of the Ozarks

Uber-like Boat Service Comes to Lake of the Ozarks

A new on-demand water transportation service, called Anchor, launched this summer at Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., bringing all the ease of ride-sharing to boaters and passengers. “Anchor will provide those who want to be on the water a chance to sit back and enjoy a safe...
The Return of Gibson Houseboats

The Return of Gibson Houseboats

The Gibson houseboat legacy has entered the next chapter of its life as the family-owned company has been passed on to a new lineage of boating enthusiasts. In March, Kelly and Pam Cawthorne, along with their son Shane and his wife Danielle, purchased the rights to...