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Nautical Boat Club® at Lexington is conveniently located at The Peninsula at SouthShore Marina – the ideal spot to take a break from your daily stressors. The marina features great amenities, including a Ship’s Store where you can pick up accessories, snacks, ice, and drinks – including the coldest beer on the lake! Lake Murray itself is 50,000 acres of sprawling, sparkling water and 620 spectacular miles of shoreline, with a stellar reputation for boating, water sports, and bass fishing!

Buffalo Creek Bar and Grill located on Lake Murray in Prosperity, SC. with a full bar and a certified Chef this is a great place to enjoy a meal overlooking the water.

Liberty on the Lake  located conveniently at Lake Murray Marina, provides patrons with creative twists on traditional American fare, served alongside signature Liberty Ales, unique draft beer and craft brews.

The Dreher Shoals Dam [commonly known as the Lake Murray Dam] is the structure that created Lake Murray. Built between 1927 and 1930, the dam is now host to a new walking pathway, directly across the top of the dam along S.C. Highway 6. The pathway is 1.7 miles each way, for a total walk of 3.4 miles full of beautiful views of the lake and of the downtown Columbia skyline 11 miles off!

Bomb Island is 12 acres of land in the middle of Lake Murray that serves as North America’s first purple martin [a species of swallow] sanctuary and its largest roosting site. Formerly known as Doolittle Island, the land mass was renamed thanks to WWII pilots’ use of it and surrounding islands for bombing practice. Today, Bomb Island is known for being “bombed” by close to a million purple martins that migrate there almost every summer; watching the birds return to their roosts every evening following a full day of foraging is quite an awe-inspiring sight!

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Dreher Island State Park spans 348 acres across three islands and provides access to 12 miles of Lake Murray shoreline. A popular location and launching spot for national fishing tournaments, the park offers some of the Midlands’ best striped and large-mouth bass fishing spots, as well as boating amenities, hiking trails, picnic areas, playgrounds, and wildlife- and bird-watching.

Timberlake Country Club features the only golf course on Lake Murray – a fun, challenging, and well-kept course with spectacular views of the lake all along the way. The club’s welcoming atmosphere and top-notch service keep members happy, whether you’re golfing, playing tennis, swimming, or dining at the Purple Martin Grill & Cellar.

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Nautical Boat Club – Lexington

Located at The Peninsula at SouthShore Marina
3050 US Highway 378
Leesville, SC 29070
Get Directions

(803) 457-1495

Office Hours

10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday - Sunday
Closed Monday & Tuesdays

Boating Hours

Summer
Early: 7 AM - 1 PM
Late: 2-8 PM
Closed Monday & Tuesdays

Off Season
Early: 8 AM - 12 PM
Late: 1-5 PM
Closed Monday & Tuesdays

Superior Reviews


"We've been members of the club now for about 2 years and just love it. We have always had our own boat. But when it came time to place a newer boat, we decided to give the club a try. We just love Tony and the crew that makes boating so easy. I call it valet boating. We just show up and the boat is ready to go. And after we are finished, Tony and the crew take care of all the maintenance. No work at all for us.I had worried that we couldn't get a boat when we wanted it. But that's not been a problem. We may not get our first choice boat, but we always get a nice boat that runs well.Because it's less work for us, our family goes out on the lake a good bit more than we used to when we had our own boat. Because it's no work for us, we might go out for just a couple of hours or the whole day...depending on what's going on.I highly recommend our club. Great boats, lake access, and great people!"

- Clint

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"5 STARS!"

- Jeff

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"We SO appreciate how nice our clubs boats are..."

- Kim

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"I have owned a boat all my life. I sold my old flat bottom fishing boat to buy a more deep V boat with my wife in mind. We looked at $40,000 - $60,000 new boats, $20,000 trucks to pull them and $3,000/yr to store it. (Not to mention maintenance.) Then we thought about the time it takes. We have to get the boat ready, hook it to a truck, drive it to the “special gas” stations, then drive to water. Somehow back a 20+ foot boat into the water at a CRAZY public boat launch. Then, tie off the boat and find a place to park. When you finished boating, do all of that over again! (If you hurry and sweat, at least 2 hours wasted.) Oh, I forgot to mention while your hot and exhausted, cleaning the boat when your done. "

- Bryan

"I have had an awesome experience with Nautical Boat Club. As a long-time boat owner, I have experienced the frustration and cost of boat ownership first hand. This is a way better deal! All of the boats are brand-new (or nearly brand new) and are always spotless. I have been a member for about 5 months, and I have always been able to take a boat out whenever I want! I would highly recommend to anyone interested in boating but not willing to deal with the headache of owning a boat!"

- Alex

"These guys are great - very attentive and friendly... and very knowledgeable about the local waters and the boats. We are novice boaters so this makes us very comfortable. The boats are beautiful and so well maintained. Reservations are easy to make, and they are always there ready for your arrival. We love this club!"

- Kristin

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Unlike boating rentals, leases or timeshares, we offer unlimited use of our whole fleet, 300+ days a year!