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
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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
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
One of the beautiful things about being a part of the boating world is the variety of watercraft you get to choose from when it comes to selecting the perfect boat to fit your needs. If you walk up and down the docks of any marina, you’re guaranteed to see an array of different types … Continued
Summer is definitely upon us and that means rental boat season is in full swing here at Morningstar Marinas. Now, enjoying a day on the water is as easy as can be. It’s typical that as the weather warms and pushes us towards that shiny, cool, and refreshing water, we start to wonder if we … Continued
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Getting out on your boat is the new “an apple a day.”
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
If you’ve ever had the privilege of visiting the Lake Norman area, you know there’s a whole lot to do both on and off the lake. Referred to as the “Inland Sea” by locals, Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in the state, covering more than 32,000 acres. Today, this 33.3-mile long lake has … Continued