Lake Murray Sailing Club welcomes sailors, of all ages in boats from single-person dinghies to 34 footers.

Two large lake basins and miles of coves are easily accessible from the club’s location near Chapin, SC. The club occupies a pristine rural setting on seven acres and maintains the character of the region with beaches, pine shaded drives and grassy knolls.

Facilities include two deep water launch ramps, 58 slips, and parking areas for more than 100 boats. Grounds feature a large, grassy lakefront for picnicking and swimming. The clubhouse is available to members for group functions and business meetings.

Lake Murray Sailing club promotes sailing through an active racing schedule, cruising events, and instructional programs, for men, women, teens, and kids. They offer Sailing for Fun, in partnership with US Sailing’s First Sail program, Learn Sailing Right basic sailing instruction for beginning sailors, an adult small boat instruction program leading to possible US Sailing certification, and a summer Youth Sailing Certification Clinic.


Nautical Boat Club is a worry-free alternative to the expense and time commitment of traditional boat ownership. Members enjoy unlimited use of the finest fleet of watercraft and water toys in Columbia, SC.

Members the of Nautical Boat Club at, have private access to a diverse and fully outfitted selection of sleek new boats – whether you’re going for an active afternoon of tubing and water sports, a peaceful fishing excursion, or a relaxing cruise aboard one of our luxurious pontoons.

The Nautical Boat Club is located at Lake Murray Marina at Marina Bay Members enjoy free parking just steps from the docks, a drop-off area for dock carts and equipment, a full-service fueling station, a fully loaded ship store, and clean bathrooms.


Light House Marina on Lake Murray has been voted “Best Customer Service on the Lake”. They provide services such as gas and courtesy docks, wetslip pump out service, forklifts, gate covered and uncovered wetslips, dry storage up to 32 ft, 24 hour video monitoring VHF channel 16. They also have features such as bathhouses, on-site sales and service, wash racks, on-site restaurant and outdoor bar, new rental boats, charts of Lake Murray and live entertainment on weekends.


Better Boating has two locations on Lake Murray to better serve you! Lake Murray Marina at Marina Bay, Irmo, SC and The Peninsula at SouthShore Marina, Lexington/Leesville, SC. Better Boating has a great source for boating fun on Lake Murray. They offer a large variety of clean, well-maintained, newer model pontoon and ski boats. They also offer kayak and paddleboard rentals.