Saltwater Days 

Jun 1, 2017

The breeze from the bay is persistent on the first-floor piazza at the Anchorage 1770 inn on Bay Street. Across the way, I can see people standing on paddleboards on the Beaufort River and sailboat masts at the Downtown Marina. In all directions along this part of the South Carolina coast are sea islands: St. Helena, Fripp, Dataw, Hunting, Lady’s, and Parris. And those are just the larger ones. Downtown Beaufort itself is part of Port Royal Island.

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