Don Woodard, N, a second-generation USPS member, raced catboats in coastal New England and on Lake Hartwell. A former Bridge officer and Navigation course instructor in Atlanta Power Squadron, he and his wife Janice now spend their boating time in kayaks and in a 17' multi-species Starcraft fishing boat.

Blessing of the Fleet—And More!

Begin your Memorial Day weekend on Lake Hartwell the right way! Come out to Big Water Marina May 25th for the Blessing of the Fleet. Sponsored by Lake Hartwell Sail & Power Squadron and Big Water Marina and Campground, numerous other activities are planned for all ages: Pull your boat up to the VSC dock…

canoe on cedar creek

Paddling Cedar Creek In The Congaree National Park

Our first paddling event of 2019 is in the books. This time, our focus was on the Midlands: Cedar Creek, which is in the Congaree National Park bordering the Congaree River south of Columbia. The national park was part of a bequest made by Francis Beidler, co-owner of the Santee River Cypress Lumber Company, which…

Visit Us At The Upstate Boat Show

Our Jump Start Program will give you one-on-one training for skill and safety. Are you planning on a new boat for the coming season? Too bad that expert operation and safety isn’t standard equipment. That’s the purpose of Lake Hartwell Sail & Power Squadron—helping you get the most out of your new boat, with safety…