Where to Rent a Houseboat on Smith Mountain Lake?

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Where to Rent a Houseboat on Smith Mountain Lake

Are you looking for a great place to rent a houseboat on Smith Mountain Lake? Try Parrot Cove Boat Rentals and Sales! Located at Bridgewater Plaza, you can reach them at 540-721-5363.

Parrot Cove Boat Rentals is located on channel marker R28. Choose from 17 options that can range anywhere from $805-$3,255 a week. 

Renting a houseboat can be a fun, memorable way to explore SML. You may be among the many visitors who fall in love, and you too decide to become a proud owner of a home here on SML. If so, call me to help you find what feels like home!

Warmly, Jada Turner

Riding on the Winds

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SML is home to many sailing enthusiasts, and two sailing clubs (Blackwater Yacht Racing Association (BYRA) on the Blackwater River at Pelican Point and VISA (Virginia Inland Sailing Association) on the Roanoke near Bernard’s Landing—hold regular spring and fall races and regattas. Indeed, the months of April, May, September and October normally offer the best sailing breezes, whereas brisk sailing winds breezes are harder to find in summer months. Still, summer’s gentle breezes are perfect for fledgling sailors, and VISA offers a number of learn-to-sail programs for kids, using a fleet of Lasersand Flyhing Scots.

Pelican Point Yacht Club on the Blackwater has the most masts rising from its well-maintained floating slips, but sailboats can can be found in several other marinas as well. Vessels moored at home docks are often brought around to Pelican Point for  VISA’s class regattas, typically handicapped by the club’s race committees to ensure every crew has a chance to show on a given Saturday.

SML’s unusually deep water means even deep-keeled sailboats can roam without fear of grounding and find secluded anchorages for overnight stays or a cooling swim on a warm summer day.