2 August 2013
Your Board of Directors has planned
several events for this fall that we hope
you’ll enjoy and join us for them.
September 10-11 – Summer Education
Conference where we’ll
return to Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort.
The agenda will follow up on the regulatory
processes that scare us all from the 2012
annual meeting. We will have the SC OSHA
folks joining us as well as the federal
side. John McKnight from NMMA will let us
know what we have coming down the road from
Washington while Anna Townsend, editor for
Marina DockAge will give us her take on how
our industry is coping.
is the presenting sponsor.
The cost will be $100 for members; $140 for
non-members; and $200 for exhibitors.
October 19 – The 5th
Marketplace will be
hosted by St. Johns
Yacht Harbor on Johns
Island. We hope this will also be a
mini-Discover Boating’s Welcome to the
Water. Keep an eye on
www.scmanauticalmarketplace.org site for
December 9-10 – New
this year for our annual meeting, we will be
partnering with the
MRAA to bring their
Marine Retail University to Charleston on
then have our annual meeting
and holiday luncheon on the 10th.
More details will be coming on these.
A big thank you goes out to all our
members who volunteered either their time,
equipment or expertise during the spring
in-water boat show at Daniel Island.
P.O. Box 12187
Charleston, SC 29422
South Carolina In-Water Boat Show Returns to
are thrilled to bring back the boat show ," said
Suzi DuRant, Executive Director of the SCMA. "
Further information about the SC
In-Water Boat Show will be available at
About the SC Marine Association:
The SCMA’s primary goal is providing
economic, environmental, legislative and educational
support to the recreational boating industry and
boaters of South Carolina. Through our efforts, we
work to preserve lakes, rivers, seas, and shorelines
for the future enjoyment of South Carolina’s water
enthusiasts. And while doing so, we strive to
educate legislators, as well as the general public,
to our industry’s contributions to the economy and
betterment of our state. SCMA is a tax-exempt
nonprofit organization registered with the IRS and
State of South Carolina as a 501 (c)(6). For more
information, please visit
For more information,
contact Suzi DuRant
843.889.9067 or SCMarineAssn@gmail.com
The South Carolina Marine Association is a trade association representing the boaters and the
boating businesses in the state.