The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has new boating regulations set to begin August 18. After that date, boaters born after July 1, 2007, will be required to pass an approved boater education course before operating boats, jet skis, or specialty prop-crafts powered by a 10 HP motorContinue Reading

Lake Murray saw two major boating accidents over the Memorial weekend as thousands took to the water taking advantage of the mild temperatures and blue skies. A collision occurred around 10:30 pm Friday night near Suzy Ebert Island that sent five people to the hospital.    A pontoon boat andContinue Reading

The mayors of the lakeside towns of Chapin, Irmo, and Lexington, as well as the City of Columbia, have issued proclamations in support of National Safe Boating Week, May 22-28, to help promote the official launch of the 2021 Safe Boating Campaign. This yearlong campaign promotes the value of voluntary,Continue Reading

If you’ve made the leap into investing in a better quality of life with a boat, you’re hopefullyprepared for some upfront costs. When you’re on Lake Murray soaking up the sun with friends and family this spring and summer, it will be clear that the expense was well worth it!Continue Reading