How to Surf Behind a Boat (Wakeboarding & Wakesurfing)

You probably had a lot of fun as a kid getting towed behind a boat on an inner tube, and maybe you also learned to use a kneeboard or water skis. But that’s not all there is! These days, there are also some other watersports you can try when you’re out on the lake, which […]

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Boat rentals and more at South Holston Lake

You can enjoy a day on South Holston Lake without investing in boat ownership! If you don’t own a boat or are selling the boat you have, rentals or boat clubs are a great alternative for your next adventures out on the water. Many of the marinas on South Holston Lake have boats and other […]

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Access South Holston Lake from any of these marinas

South Holston Lake is the largest lake in the Tri-Cities with over 7,500 acres of surface area. It begins near Bristol, Tennessee and crosses the state line into Bristol, Virginia. It’s well-known in the area for its numerous fishing-friendly coves and a large wide-open main channel that is perfect for skiing, wakeboarding, and other water […]

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No need to wait for spring – join Carefree Boat Club now and enjoy fall boating!

Did you know South Holston Lake is actually warmer on Halloween than it is on Memorial Day? It’s true! Some folks we talk with about Carefree Boat Club membership decide they want to join, but that they will wait until spring. It seems logical to wait to sign up at the beginning of boating season […]

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Summer Boating and Pop-Up Showers

Summer weather on the water can be tricky. One minute you’re enjoying a calm, sunny day, but rain and storms can appear as if out of nowhere even when the forecast looks clear. Weather.com says that pop-up summer storms are some of the hardest weather patterns to predict. “Most meteorologists would agree summer is the […]

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Need a change of scenery? Schedule your next business meeting on the lake!

Let’s face it – nobody loves going to business meetings. They’re an essential part of the work day for many, but there’s just something about sitting in a crowded room full of shuffling papers and drinking lukewarm coffee that totally zaps your motivation. What if you could have a change of scenery for your meetings? […]

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Stand-up paddleboards now available at Rockingham Marina!

The beautiful summer weather is upon us, and The Carefree Boat Club has an exciting new addition to its fleet. But it’s a little smaller than our supplementary watercraft. We’d like to welcome rental stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) to our Boone Lake location! Stand-up paddleboarding is a relaxing water sport that has taken lakes and other […]

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