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Come participate with the Anchors Away Program!

If you know of someone who would like to participate in an Anchors Away Program event, or if you would like volunteer or be a sponsor, please call us at 843.792.0721.

Here are our upcoming events:

March 2011

Refurbishment of vessels

April 2011

April 14-17 – Charleston Race Week
April 30 – Charleston Inshore Anglers Sheepshead Tournament

May 2011

May 7 – Official Rescue boat for the Dragon Boat Races – Bristol Marina

June 2011

June – Look for Anchors Away to be highlighted in a full page article of Generation Next in Charleston Magazine!
June 4 – Lady Anglers “Fishing for a Cure” Tournament
June 11 – Kings for Vets Fishing Tournament
June 25th – Adaptive Water Sports Ski Clinic at Lions Beach

July 2011

July 6-9 – Megadock Billfishing Tournament at the Charleston City Marina
July 13-16 – Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina 1st Annual Billfishing Tournament (proceeds to benefit the Anchors Away Program).

August 2011

August 12-13 – Fishing for Miracles at Ripley Light Yacht Club - Team Anchors Away on the Quad Zeus
August 20 or 27 – Adaptive Water Sports Ski Clinic at Lions Beach on Lake Moultrie

September 2011

September 9-10 – Wounded Warrior Day
September 16 - Lt. Dan Weekend with Wounded Warriors in Beaufort S.C.
September 17 – Operation Inshore Slam

October 2011

October 15 - Classic Car Show at Smoky Oak


*All regular outings are scheduled during the week.  The dates listed above are tentative and subject to change.


August 2010

August 12-14th
17th Annual Key West Boats Fishing for Miracles King Mackerel Tournament

August 28
Adaptive Water Sports Clinic 

September 2010

September 18 Operation Inshore Slam, a fishing tournament to benefit Wounded Warriors, Hidden Wounds and The Anchors Away Program

October 2010

October 1
Lt. Dan Weekend - Weekend of activities and entertainment for Wounded Warriors in conjunction with "The Beaufort Shrimp Festival."
Weekend includes:
  • Seminars on chemical dependency and relationship coping
  • Activities to choose from: golf, tennis, basketball, scuba diving, kayaking, adaptive aquatics, fishing, horseback riding, boat rides
  • All volunteer group; most volunteers are veterans
  • Free concert by "The Lt. Dan Band." Lead singer is Gary Sinise who played Lt. Dan in the film, "Forrest Gump"
  • Wounded Warrior presentations at local high school
  • 5k run and 5k bike race offered for whole community and the wounded warriors
  • Funding for wheelchairs, travel and financial safety net for Wounded Warriors provided by the Independence Fund
  • Wounded Warrior's caregivers will be given a "Spa Day"
  • Wounded Warrior's families have all needs taken care of, including: meals, transportation, and hotels.
  • Independence Fund provides airfare for Wounded Warriors and family to fly into Beaufort

November 2010

Oyster Roast fundraiser

*This calendar of events does not include VA, Roper, MUSC and other misc. outings, fishing excursions and harbor cruises.  Anchors Away typically does up to ten a week when all boats are in working order.

For each fundraiser, Anchors Away will be put together a committee for the fundraiser and auction.  Each will need a Chair and Co-Chair and lots of volunteers.  If you are interested in joining a committee or volunteering for the event, please contact Anchors Away!

All fishing tournaments have Captains Meetings which Anchors Away will attend, most dates have not been posted yet. 
All fishing tournaments are pending sponsorship.