Opened in 1984...

"...Hartwell Lake comprises nearly 56,000 acres of water with a shoreline of 962 miles." -Army Corp of Engineers

Started in 1983...

About Us

At Big Water Marina, we enjoy the largest expanse of open water on Lake Hartwell. We have been a family-owned and family-run business for over 30 years, so come on down, become a part of our family, and let's go boating!

Big Water Marina is a self service facility complete with ship's store for all your nautical needs.  We offer boat brokerage, boat storage, slips, a launch ramp, gas dock, repair yard, active sail club, and rental boats for fun filled adventures on Lake Hartwell. Come enjoy the fun of boating on one of the largest open expanses of water in the Southeast. For the sailing enthusiast, a very active sail club provides opportunities to race, cruise, and socialize.


Big Water Marina. Updated 2017.

320 Big Water Road, Starr, SC 29684

(864) 226-3339 |