2017 Boat Show
Each spring, the exclusive Windmill Harbour neighborhood is opened to the public for one exciting weekend. Hosted by the scenic Windmill Harbour marina, the Hilton Head Island boat show is a rare chance to experience the waterfront lifestyle of Windmill Harbour. The 13th annual boat show took place on May 6th and May 7th, 2017. One of only a handful of in-water boat shows in the southeast; the Hilton Head Island boat show stands apart for its intimate, boutique atmosphere, beautiful location, high-quality boats, and vendors. The 2017 Hilton Head island boat show was the biggest and well-attended show in its 13-year history. Among the many highlights and attractions were over 60 boats, including sailboats and powerboats, varying in size from ten to seventy feet. Tented vendors were positioned around the marina, selling marine services, as well as complimentary lifestyle goods like sportswear, gear, jewelry, nautical décor, art, sunglasses, sun-protection, footwear, and accessories. Activities were scheduled throughout each day of the show, including live music, clinics, games, book signings, special guests and a Kentucky Derby cocktail party on Saturday night.
The South Carolina Yacht Club featured in ABC’s hit romance reality series The Bachelorette
The South Carolina Yacht Club is a proud participant in an episode of ABC’s the Bachelorette. The episode showcased the South Carolina Yacht Club as the location for a special “group date” with the newest bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay. This episode of the Bachelorette, currently celebrating its 13th season, aired on Monday, June 19th, 2017, on ABC.
Rachel Lindsay, a fan favorite hit romance reality series, is continuing her journey to find Mr. Right and assume the rose-giving duties as “The Bachelorette.” The 32-year-old attorney from Dallas, Texas has gone through trials and tribulations of falling in love in the past, but now it will be her turn to “investigate” a group of potential bachelors find her soul mate. Winning in court has never been a problem, but finding that great love is a case that unfortunately remains open.
About the Bachelorette
On ABC’s hit primetime reality series The Bachelorette, one lucky woman is offered the chance to find true love. A single and eligible bachelorette embark on a romantic journey, getting to know some handsome men, gradually narrowing the field as she continues her search for her soul mate. At the end of this romantic voyage, if she has found the one, will there be a proposal — and will she say yes? Hosted by Chris Harrison, the bachelorette is produced by next entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.
#1 island in U.S.; #2 in World
This just in, Hilton Head voted #1 US Island to visit by Travel & Leisure’s readers!
And our No. 1 this year? An outpost of Southern hospitality and traditional American recreation.
No. 1: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Even as the secret about Hilton Head gets out, repeat visitors say it hasn’t lost any charm. Pristine golf courses and local wildlife (including loggerhead turtles, dolphins, and cormorants) have made it as popular for honeymoons as it is for family reunions. Other reasons to love Hilton Head? Quiet beaches, yachts bobbing offshore, and the view from Harbour Town Lighthouse. After a 114-step ascent, you’ll be rewarded with a 360-degree panorama of marshes and fairways. “Look forward to crossing the bridge to the island,” wrote T+L reader. “You know you are arriving at a very special place.”