Category Archives: Boating

New Year’s Resolution: Boat More?

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Tips for Docking Your Boat at Smith Mountain Lake

Each year, thousands of vacationers come to Smith Mountain Lake.  Some bring a boat and some rent a boat at marinas like Bridgewater Marina, Captain’s Quarters, Parrot Cove, and Smith Mountain Lake Boat Rentals. Docking a boat takes skill and … Continue reading

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Junior Boat Safety Program – May 17th

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Bridgewater Marina and Boat Rentals

Bridgewater Marina and Boat Rentals is filling up with their rental craft for the Summer of 2014… be sure to make your reservation as early as possible! Call 1-800-729-1639.

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Captain’s Quarters Boat Rental Rates – 2014

Here are your boat rental rates for Captain’s Quarters for 2014: Address is:  16525 Booker T Washington Highway, Moneta, VA  24121 Phone:  800-388-9984

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Safety Tips for Winter Boating at Smith Mountain Lake

While winter weather has arrived in Southwest Virginia, boating enjoyment doesn’t have to stop. This can be an excellent time for fishing and hunting, with few other boaters out there to disturb your activities. That also means fewer passers-by to … Continue reading

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Boat Runs Off Water at Smith Mountain Lake

The Fourth of July came to a bumpy end for ten people at Smith Mountain Lake when their boat ran off the water and onto land. The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says it happened around 11:15 p.m. on … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Fishing Canoe Trip at Smith Mountain Lake State Park 6/16/13

Father’s Day Fishing Canoe Trip Date: 06/16/2013 Time: 9:30 a.m. To 11:30 a.m. Location: Main Picnic Area Parking Lot Description: When’s the last time you and your Dad enjoyed a day together?   This year give Dad something he’ll really … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget About Smith Mountain Lake State Park

Smith Mountain Lake State Park offers swimming (Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend), fishing, boating, hiking trails, cabins, camping, picnicking, and interpretive programs. For information on entrance/swimming fees please call (540) 297-6066. Information for overnight accommodations, park amenities or … Continue reading

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In-Water Striper Boat Show is June 8

On Saturday, June 8th from 10am – approx 2pm, the Smith Mountain Lake Striper Club will be holding their 2nd  Annual In-Water Boat Show at the docks at  Bridgewater Marina (near the  condos).  SMSC members will have a variety of … Continue reading

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