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Trip to Frankfort via the Kentucky River


Written by Capt. C. Richard Smith The beautiful Kentucky River has long been a favorite cruising ground of mine.  As a youngster, I fished in flat bottom johnboats on the Kentucky River.... More

Rockin’ for Lockin’ One Week Away;  Numerous Ways to Support


Although the Fox Chapel Marine / South Side Marina Rockin’ for Lockin’ Boaters’ Bash is only one week away, there are still numerous ways to contribute to the event that benefits... More

USCG Releases July 4th Fireworks River Closure


The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh released the local river closures for the Fourth of July weekend.  Please be advised all river closures are subject to change by the U.S. Coast... More

Rockin’ for Lockin’ Boaters’ Bash Finds New Home; Offers New Twists


The 2017 Rockin’ for Lockin’ Boaters’ Bash presented by Fox Chapel Marine and South Side Marina has found a new home this summer.  The last several years the event has been... More

Safe Boating Week Kicks of with Event on North Shore


An informed public and safety-inspected watercraft will pay dividends during the 2017 Boating Season. U.S. Coast Guard national statistics annually prove that water enthusiasts are far... More

LSPS KY River Presentation


You are invited! The Louisville Sail and Power Squadron invites you to attend their Thursday, May 11th program, where Gerry Graves and David Hamilton from the Kentucky River Authority will talk... More

America's Boating Course for June


Brought to you courtesy of the Louisville Sail and Power Squadron: America’s Boating Course gives you the knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another... More

2017 OUPV and Master Course


If you've ever considered getting your OUPV (Six Pack) or Master MMC (Merchant Mariner Credential), you'll be glad to know that there will be a class starting May 20th in Louisville at the St.... More

Waterway Groups Gather for First LockFest at Allegheny River Lock and Dam 4


The Pittsburgh District and its waterways partners are hosting the first ever water safety LockFest 2017 this Saturday, May 11 from 9 AM to 2:30 PM. At the event, attendees will learn how to... More