Trump Touts Inland Waterway Improvements

Trump Touts Inland Waterway Improvements

President Donald Trump traveled to Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati on June 7 to pledge a $200 billion federal investment for infrastructure, which includes the inland waterways. During his speech, the president focused on the nation’s aging levees, locks and dams, and...

New Year, New Rules

Every year state legislators debate a wide variety of boating bills that can significantly impact our enjoyment of the water. Unfortunately, these topics don’t make headlines like the Kardashians do, so we’re here to check out some of the new and upcoming legislation...

The Case Against E15

Over the past decade, Americans have gotten used to filling up their cars, their trucks and, increasingly, their boats, with gasoline that is “blended” with ethanol. In 2005, Congress authorized a Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that required greater amounts of biofuels...

Lemon Laws

Almost all of us have heard of someone who has bought a new vehicle that turned out to be a “lemon.” While not as frequent an occurrence with boats, it happens — whether the culprit is a major defect that can’t be fixed after a reasonable number of tries, or numerous...

Current Issues

I was exposed to long-distance river cruising for the first time a decade ago this summer. The majority of my expedition was made on Heartland rivers, including the Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri, and it was along these waterways that I received a historic...