Fred Myers CruiseGuides

Fred Myers is a professional writer and photographer that spent 10 years logging nearly 19,000 miles on the Tennessee River, the Cumberland Riven and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Fred's 3 CruiseGuides contain information on history, locks, marinas and anchorages. Fred has personally visited every anchorage described in his books and only lists those that are safe throughout the year, big enough, deep enough, and away from the main channel and places frequented by tows.

Order a download version of these books. Scroll down to the listings below. .You may also obtain print copies from our dealers:as listed below:

  • Landfall Navigation,                 800-841-2219
  • Bluewater Books & Charts,              800-942- 2583
  • Maryland Nautiical Sales, Inc.,              410-752-4268

A number of marinas along the rivers keep a supply of some titles..

  • Green Turtle Bay, Cumberland River Mile 31.7,                 800-498-4428
  • Eddy Creek Marina, Cumberland River Mile 46.4,             270-388-2271  
  • Clifton Marina, Tennessee River Mile 158.5                       931-676-5225
  • Grand Harbor Marina, Tennessee River Mile 215.3           662-667-5551
  • Aqua Yacht Harbor Marina, Tennessee River Mile 215.3   662-423-2222 

Fred Myers: The Tenn-Tom Nitty-Gritty CruiseGuide, 6th Edition

Fred Myers: The Tenn-Tom Nitty-Gritty CruiseGuide, 6th Edition

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Fred Myers most popular book, this 128 page reprinted book strips away confusion, misinformation, and rumors to reveal what boaters really want to know about the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The Tenn-Tom as it is usually called, is the 450 mile link between the Tennessee River and the Gulf Coast. One section in the book is written north to south. A second section run south to north.  Included in the book are 5 pages of photos.




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