Once the holidays have come and gone, it seems that all anyone can think about is their New Year’s resolutions — and all the ways they’re going to be successful in following through during the twelve months ahead. But what if instead of trying to eat healthier or read more books, we made resolutions that … Continued
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As the largest barrier island within the Golden Isles, a cluster that includes Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island, and Brunswick on the mainland, St. Simons Island possesses a deep and rich history that dates back to thousands of years ago. The earliest known inhabitants of St. Simons Island were Native American tribes … Continued
If you’ve never been to the Chesapeake Bay, this blog just might inspire you to plan your next transient adventure up and down its formidable waters. Check out these fun — and somewhat astonishing — facts about the nation’s largest estuary. The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and the … Continued
As the colder winter months approach, it’s the perfect time to think about all of the exciting upcoming boat shows that you could be attending if you plan things just right! Boat shows come in all shapes and sizes. Some are huge, international affairs (like the Miami International Boat Show) while other, local and regional … Continued
Established in 1905 as a mill and farm community, the town of Cornelius stretches around the largest man-made body of freshwater in North Carolina — known as Lake Norman — amounting to a vast 70 miles of shoreline. As the second youngest town out of Mecklenburg County’s six incorporated towns, Cornelius is well known today … 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
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
With the right preparation and planning, you can enjoy your boat every month of the year! Here’s how it’s possible.