Dock your boat at these Charleston marinas

The ins and outs of the Lowcountry boating scene

CHStoday boat sunset for marina article

The intracoastal waterway holds a special place in our hearts.

Photo via

Table of Contents

Get your sea legs ready — summertime is on the way. One of our favorite ways to enjoy the beauty of CHS is out on the water. We’re spotlighting three local marinas to give y’all the scoop on what they have to offer.

Charleston Harbor Marina

  • The Harbor Marina comes in strong on our list by being the largest in-water marina in the state of South Carolina. It offers resort style amenities and a one-stop shop to prepare you for a weekend on the boat.
  • Key features: pool, children programs, water taxi, and resort shuttle.
CHStoday boat day for marina article

Golden hour on the marsh is unbeatable.

Photo via @mpeacockmedia

Safe Harbor Charleston City

  • Looking to play yacht captain for the day? Look no further than Safe Harbor and its popular MEGADOCK. Located in the heart of the Holy City, Safe Harbor is a smart choice for anyone looking to stay downtown and have the best of both worlds.
  • Key features: transient slips, marine services on site, and convenient location.

Bohicket Marina

  • For all of the coastal vibes, Bohicket is the place to be. This marina is nestled on Seabrook Island and has stunning marsh views.
  • Key features: app service for scheduling, dry storage, free parking, and charters available.
  • Plan ahead: The Billfishing tournament is coming up May 10 to 13.
CHStoday boat day

City editor Mia and her dog Conch like the sea shell spend their Sundays on the boat near Sullivan’s Island.

Photo via CHStoday team

The Lowcountry shoreline has so many great marinas but its best knot to overwhelm you. Check out this directory to find which spot fits your nautical style.

Make sure to check out these public marinas + tag us in your boat day pictures @chstoday. Pro tip: you get brownie points with us for puppies and babies in your pictures.