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Who Gives Way While Boating? 

A Guide to Navigating the Open Water with Ease   Boating etiquette has been in constant development for many years, consisting of both concrete and unwritten rules that should be followed regardless of where you are or what your experience level is with boating.  It’s important to not get caught out on the open water … Continued

Properly Securing Your Vessel to the Dock 

Anyone who has ever spent any amount of time out on the water knows just how important it is to always observe safe boating practices, even when it comes to heading back to the marina or dock at the end of the day. In fact, depending on the weather conditions, ensuring that your vessel has … Continued

A Guide to Properly Using a VHF Radio on the Water 

While it’s not required on recreational watercrafts that fall below the 65-foot mark, a Very High Frequency (VHF) radio is a great tool to keep onboard in case of emergency. It’s the primary means of communication out on coastal waters, and has a lot to offer a captain that the traditional cellular device just doesn’t … Continued

A Guide to Safely Navigating Lake Norman 

Lake Norman is notoriously difficult to maneuver if you are unfamiliar with this man-made lake. Thankfully, there are plenty of Aids to Navigation (ATONs) clearly marked out on the water, that can help you stay away from shallow or dangerous areas that could really put a damper on your day out on the water! We’ve … Continued

Your Guide to Making the Most of Your Rental Boat Day on Peaceful Lake Wylie 

Lake Wylie, a 13,400-acre man-made lake, connects the South Carolina and North Carolina borders, offering an easy-to-reach recreational oasis to both states’ residents. As the oldest lake in the Catawba River basin, Lake Wylie is a desirable residential and recreational destination for people of all ages. Nestled between South Point Township, Tega Cay, Rock Hill, … Continued

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