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Boating Information on Seabrook Island, SC

Posted 02/06/2020

Boating Information

You can find boating opportunities including rentals, boat launches, tours, storage and more in Seabrook Island, SC. Schedule and book your vacation today!


Cap’n Harry’s Custom Excursions & Tours-It’s exactly as it sounds-you can personalize your experience to fit your specific interests whether fishing, crabbing, shrimping, shelling, dolphin watching, bird watching and more.

Captain Jack’s Sailing-Captain Jack’s Sailing offers exciting sailing and dolphin watching adventures, sunset sails, family fishing adventures and sailing lessons with Captain Jack McConnell, a life-long sailor with extensive seafaring knowledge and experience.

Sweetwater Sailing Charters-SweetWater provides daily Sail and Sunset cruises on “Dorothy,” a 50-foot luxury Beneteau yacht. Relax in style and enjoy the nature and wildlife viewing opportunities while leisurely gliding along the North Edisto River or more experienced sailors might prefer to head out further into the Atlantic Ocean. Tours are a minimum of three hours.

Holy City Sailing- Holy City Sailing welcomes you aboard a 37-foot Beneteau where you can do anything from three-hour sunset boating tours to overnight stays in Charleston Harbor and Beaufort.


Bohicket Marina in nearby Johns Island allows you to rent your own boat for the day. Also available are sunset cruises, sailing and boat charting for fishing.

Sea Islands Boat Rentals, based out of Bohicket Marina, has 19-foot skiffs available for a variety of rentals including two hour, half day and full day. All boats are equipped with GPS, maps of the tidal creeks and Bimini tips to provide you with protection from the elements.

Boat Ramps and Landings

Bohicket Marina provides a convenient launching point to visit Deveaux Bank Bird Sanctuary and Botany Island.

Cherry Point Boat Landing off of Cherry Point Road on Wadmalaw Island is a great place to access the North Edisto River via Bohicket Creek and explore beautiful nature and wildlife like Deveaux Bank or collect shells on Botany Island. The landing has a large parking and turning area, and a 400-foot walkway to a public fishing and crabbing deck.

John P. Limehouse Boat Landing located on Johns Island allows you public access to the Stono River and the Intracoastal Waterway.

Capn Sams Road on Seabrook Island has a ramp where you can launch kayaks and canoes.


Bohicket Marina is host to 200 wet slips, 90 dry storage slips and offers amenities such as a market, restaurants, shops and offices. They offer an online reservation page to conveniently book your marina visit. Bohicket has mean low tide depths of 14 feet, 100 amp power, high speed fuel delivery, new IPE woods docks and is located two and half miles from the North Edisto Inlet.

Rules & Regulations

Boat Ramp: Use of the boat ramp between the SIPOA (Seabrook Island Property Owners Association) crab dock and the Creek Watch Villas is restricted to property owners and guests accompanied by the property owner. No trailers or boats can be left overnight in this area. No boats launched at the ramp can exceed 14 feet in length, and if motorized, 15 horsepower.

Any boat launched from the ramp must have an affixed decal obtained from the security office. You can only access the boat ramp between sunrise and sunset. Parking is limited to spaces specifically designated for this use.

Boat Storage: From May through September non-motorized boats and watercraft may be temporarily left on the beach in a specially designated area located adjacent to the beach end of Boardwalk #1.

No boats or watercraft may be left overnight along any other areas of Seabrook Island beaches or creeks and must be kept off of sand dunes at all times. Additionally, boats cannot impede emergency vehicle beach access.

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