Myrtle Beach SC

Celebrate the Fourth of July – On The Water!

Murrells Inlet Fourth of July Boat Parade. Courtesy Murrells Inlet 2020

Just add water to make any Independence Day celebration even more special. Boat parades, star-spangled races and fireworks over the water are just a few choices. Here are suggestions of ways throughout the southeast to enjoy the Fourth of July. …

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All Eyes on the Bahamas Billfish Championship

Blue marlin comes to the Blue Sky during the 2013 BBC competition. Credit: Greg Smith

After completing its 40th season of competitive billfishing in 2013, the Bahamas Billfish Championship (BBC) continues to evolve. The 2014 series will consist of four tournaments equally spread across the months of May and June, with each event focusing on …

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St Barts Yachts Celebrates 25 Years in Style

St Barts Yachts' Chuck Laughlin is still smiling after 25 years as a Beneteau dealer. Photo by Priscilla Parker

Some 25 years ago, Chuck Laughlin was building a marina in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Beneteau Yachts, a French sailboat manufacturer, was building a factory in Marion, S.C. “Hmm…,” thought Chuck, “I could fill the marina with their boats …

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Cruising the ICW – 1500 Miles on the Inside

Cruising the ICW - The shrimping fleet in McClellanville, SC. Photo by Jody Reynolds

  Cruising the ICW 1500 Miles on the Inside Cruising the Universe that Parrallels Interstate I-95   Heading north from Beaufort, S.C., on the morning tide late in April, our 82-year-old motor yacht, Cygnus II, glides through the beautiful marshes …

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