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Boating Center Hours of Operation

  • The Citadel Boating Center hours of operation are Monday - Friday 0700 - 1500.

  • For information on the number and types of boats available as well as boating regulations, please visit the THE CITADEL BOATING PROGRAM POLICY.

  • You must have a valid Citadel Boating Green Card to rent a boat. To obtain the card you must pass the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources written exam, which is available at, and the on-water practical exam. For more information on theses exams, you may visit or call the Boating Center at 953-6849.

  • Rental fees for power boats are $20 a day plus gas for cadets and students (must be enrolled in summer school) and $40 a day plus gas for faculty and staff.

  • Weekend reservations can be made up to two (2) weeks in advance. Requires a deposit.

  • Due to the continued silting of our channel, boats can only leave from or return to our channel 1.5 hours before the high tide or 1.5 hours after the high tide. Local tide information can be found at Please plan your trip around the high tides.

  • Boats may be trailered from the Boat Center. Contact the Boat Center for information.

  • Feel free to contact Dale Tallent at 953-6849, or email if you have any questions.

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