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6:32 am on Friday May 4, 2012

Moms Sail Charleston Harbor for Free

  Plan the perfect surprise this Mother’s Day with a 2-hour harbor cruise aboard Palmetto Breeze complete with Sunday brunch and mimosas. The AquaSafaris crew wants to show their appreciation for all Lowcountry moms by offering this special trip...
8:34 am on Tuesday December 8, 2009

'Thriller' tour boat collides with Coast Guard boat, while carrying 24 (updated)

Image by Courtesy of Joseph Nienstedt The Thriller on a less bad day. Update December 8: The investigation is continuing. But The Post and Courier has done a little story with a smidgin of additional info. One thing's clear, everyone's being on...
2:21 am on Monday September 1, 2008

New fast boat tours offer fun and controversy

Offering what they call "the fastest public tour boat in the harbor," Thriller Charleston is a 43-passenger power catamaran that offers tours of the Charleston area, including the Morris Island Lighthouse. The Post and Courier has a write-up of the...
10:50 am on Wednesday May 28, 2008

GAO report points out gaps in port security program

One of the greatest fears in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks has to do with port security, and in a port town such as Charleston, that's a big deal. A recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found many problems with the nation's...
11:05 am on Friday May 16, 2008

Harbor Fest 2008 kicks off in style

Charleston's annual celebration, previously known as the Charleston Maritime Festival, got under way Thursday night as the Amistad was escorted into Charleston Harbor by the other tall ships being featured in the festival: The Spirit of South...
10:24 am on Friday May 16, 2008

Behind the scenes on Charleston's waterways

The Charleston City Paper takes a look at those who work the waterways of the Lowcountry in a slideshow on their Web site. The slideshow shares images of life on the water, including a diverse array of the people who depend on it for their...