August 20, 2020

Being a boat dealer in South Carolina means that we get asked a lot of questions pertaining to boat engines from new boat owners. Some examples include what does this button do, why is that alarm going off, what in the heck is pluff mud and why is it stuck in my engine holes? With all of these fun inquiries that we get, we decided to have Tim show you the features of a Yamaha engine! He walks through the outboard starting from the bottom working his way to the top, while also giving you some do’s and don’t’s for your engine.

We hope this video is informative to you! If you have any further questions, please give us a call at 843.396.3383. Thanks for watching and stay tuned for more walkthrough videos coming soon! 

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Stewart Geyer
June 7, 2024

Dan went unbelievably over and above for us. New customer for life.

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Erin Simmons
May 30, 2024

We stopped by Longshore boats on a whim one Saturday morning. We got lucky and got Hector as our sales person. Hector has been incredibly helpful from searching for the perfect boat for our family to the purchasing a boat, and has continued to provide helpful information as a recent boat owner. He is honest, knowledgeable about boats and boating in general in this area. He made this experience seamless and we’re very grateful. We would recommend Hector and Longboats.

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David Stedman
May 29, 2024
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Kevin Jordan
May 25, 2024

Hector Chavarri provided amazing service when I bought a used boat from Longshore. Very knowledgeable and went above and beyond with everything he did. Highly recommended!

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jim
May 24, 2024

From selection to delivery, effortless and enjoyable. All the people at Longshore really go the extra mile. I just took my maiden voyage on my new 23cc and it was a pleasure. Steven , the general manager, even arranged for a captain to accompany me on my first trim. Dan took me thru the boat and made sure I was comfortable with the operation. Thanks guys, see you all on the water.

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Will Summers
May 24, 2024

The customer service was absolutely outstanding, the front desk guys were very knowledgeable and helpful!

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Blake Edmunds
May 24, 2024

Great service. Helped me out of a jam. Great guys!

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Joel Trewartha
May 16, 2024

Called Thornton and the team at Longshore for a trolling motor install. They got me in and out in less than a week from when I called them and did a great job! Highly recommended

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Martin Little
May 14, 2024

Thomas Drayton and Longshore Boats are an A+ crew. They worked greatly with us on our new Chaparral 23 SSI for us to boat with in Charleston. They made the sale very easy, and followed through on their word. Thanks!

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David Campopiano
May 13, 2024

I just took delivery of my fourth boat from Longshore Boats on Clements Ferry in Berkeley County. This one was a 246 Cayman Robalo. The Team at Longshore has demonstrated to me a willingness to work through logistics, customize the boat to your needs and make the whole experience enjoyable. My sales advisor was Hector Chavarria who found me the right boat and arranged with his sales partner Thomas Drayton to find the right buyer for my existing boat to complete the transaction. It was a win win for all of us. Longshore handled all of the paper work on both boats and provided an experienced captain to deliver the new boat with a 4 hour session on the water. It was a team effort including Stephen Parulis, the GM who helped negotiate the two party transaction. If you are in the market for a new or used boat, I strongly recommend visiting Hector at Longshore. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge in boating and fishing. As far as service, Longshore has serviced all of my boats over the years and has allowed me uninterrupted use of my boats on the water. A special thank you to Steven Ellliot for prepping the new Cayman and making it sea worthy.

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Matt Sloan
May 13, 2024

Absolutely fantastic. I was having a terrible experience with a competing firm who did not seem to want my business. I walked into Longshore and met with Hector. No appointment. Just wandered in. Hector was super responsive. He talked me out of a bad decision and within an hour solved my problem of getting rid of my existing boat and sold me a new one. I did not expect to buy a boat that day but thanks to Hector everything fell beautifully into place. He has since gone out of his way to help me with a few customer service matters. He is a pleasure to work. I love Longshore.

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Jeff Kaplan
May 6, 2024

Our family just purchased a previously owned 2021 Robalo through Longshore Boats. We got a wonderful deal and the buying process was enjoyable and stress free. Everyone on staff was great. Our Sales Rep Tom Drayton was attentive and responsive throughout the process. His ability to answer our questions and address our requests made it all possible. The boat was delivered today and we couldn’t be more pleased. We strongly recommend you visit Longshore if you are considering purchasing a new or used boat.

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Tony Scruggs
May 6, 2024

Wow! What a fantastic company to work with. First class in every aspect. The general manager Stephen Parulis was a pleasure to work with. No pressure and very honest in every respect. I purchased a 270 Rabalo and this boat is just perfect for the Charleston lifestyle. No one could match the deal, not even in a Nationwide search.

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Edward Conklin
May 6, 2024

We have been considering a new boat for almost six years. During this time frame we have talked with most the other dealers in the area, attended all the boat shows and did all the research. One thing remained consistent during this time frame, the professionalism of Longshore Boats experts. Our experience was amazing, no pressure, no overselling, always returning phone calls and texts. Following up as needed. I asked a lot of question and they never made me feel as I was overstaying our welcome. Once we decided to move forward with the purchase and since taking possession of our boat, our experience continues been exceptional. They go over and above our expectations. And they still answer the calls and questions at all times of day. When service is needed, they make it seamless. My recommendation if you are looking at a new boat, make sure you stop at Longshore boats.

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Mark Rosenberg
May 2, 2024

Longshore Boats is a first class operation from sales to service. If you are in the market for a Chaparral, Robalo or Edgewater, ask for Hector Chavarria. He has been there a while and he took great care of me with a Chaparral! Thanks Hector!.

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Craig Adams
May 2, 2024

Longshore boat dealership is a great place to buy a boat. Thomas Drayton our salesman made my experience very enjoyable! He is knowledgeable on all the products, he was hands on cleaning and detailing our boat and making sure it was safe and ready to go boating! I highly recommend buying a boat from Thomas at Longshore Boats!

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Griffin Morrow
May 1, 2024

Thomas was great to work with as we worked through the boat purchasing process. He is very knowledgeable on all boats available through Longshore! Highly recommend Thomas and Longshore!!

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Zoher Alimohamed
April 26, 2024

The whole experience buying a boat was incredible! The entire staff was so nice and helpful for us throughout the process. Highly recommend Longshore to anyone looking to buy a boat. Especially, working with Thomas was great! He was always quick to answer questions and answer calls when we needed him. 5/5 for sure!

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Tony Doar
April 25, 2024

Stephen & his team are the folks you want to sell your boat. They handled my transaction from start to finish, bringing a qualified buyer in just a few weeks. Look no further than Longshore Boats if you want to work with professionals. Thank you Stephen. Tony Doar, Charleston,SC

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sean peache
March 29, 2024

I had an amazing boat buying experience with Hector! He was honest and completely transparent through the whole process. He was professional and just a great guy to work with. If you don’t go through Hector when you purchase your next boat, you’re missing out!

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Tip Simons
March 13, 2024

Very friendly, professional, and thorough.

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Forrest Dangerfield
March 12, 2024

We just bought our first boat from Longshore and Hector was our salesman throughout the process. I wrote a request for additional information on the boat I was interested in on a Saturday and didn’t expect a response until Monday. However, within minutes, Hector reached out to me and scheduled a time for me to come in that day. He had the boat ready within 45 minutes and never pressured us not anything other than what we wanted. He made the experience feel comfortable and welcomed my two young children who accompanied us to the dealership. Hector coordinated with the financing companies for us and also helped get our insurance process rolling. After purchasing the boat, he also set up a personalized lesson with an experienced captain. Hector was wonderful and we highly recommend him to anyone wanting to buy a boat without feeling pressured into anything other than what you want.

I am a very happy costumer as I had the best possible experience buying my first Robalo boat at Longshore Boats. Hector Chavarria and the team at Longshore Boats answered all my many questions and guided me through the whole process. Hector has all the important “As”: Availability, Affability, and Ability. He connected me with captains, local fishermen, and others to make my boating experience more enjoyable and safe!

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Jhoana Jimenez
February 28, 2024

bianey made ordering Robalo parts such a easy process!!

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Christopher Helmke
January 14, 2024

What a great experience we had purchasing a Robalo from Longshore Boats. Our sales rep, Hector Chavarria, helped us every step of the way answering all of our questions. Since we were coming from NY, he effectively coordinated our time to see and test drive the Robalo. Very accommodating and kept everything fast and friendly! Thank you Hector!

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CaptainWaterfront
December 13, 2023

Hector is the best! I’ve bought and sold many boats over the years and have never had anyone close to the level of care and attention Hector provided! He acted as my eyes as I had a lot of work done while I was in back home in Maryland. I knew his eye was as good as my eye and probably more critical! A true pleasure dealing with Hector, who I now consider a friend! They just don’t come any better! 10 Stars!! Thanks again for all your attention to the details! You’re a one off!! 👍🏻👍🏻

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Jennifer
December 6, 2023

Hector was super attentive and knowledgeable. It was our first time getting a boat and he definitely did a great job. Highly recommend Longshore Boats

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Jay Miles
December 5, 2023

Thanks for making my boat shopping experience seamless. Hector answered all my questions and was invaluable in recommending the right accessories for my boating goals.

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Bob Horner
December 5, 2023

I never leave reviews, but today I do it because Longshore Boats broke the bar and all my expectations. Héctor is a highly professional and great person. Thank you, Héctor, for everything.

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Carol Jaworski
August 26, 2023

Yesterday I had a minor emergency before a fishing trip and was delighted by the friendly and quick service by the service team at Longshore Boats. Shout out to Stephen in the service department, along with Mike and new guy Jason! And thank you Stephen in sales for once again pointing me in the right direction. They saved a day of fishing and once again proved that they are the best in the biz!

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Chad Cammer
August 11, 2023

Gian was very helpful.Never felt like I was being sold.Very friendly people and good service

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Jack Townsend
July 27, 2023

Called Longshore on a Friday with fueling problems on a Yamaha outboard. They had that boat out and fixed that Monday, solving a problem that another shop mis-diagnosed. Jason was very easy to work with and they were a reasonable price. Highly recommend this shop.

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Stephan Oster
July 18, 2023

Just had my first service done on my new boat and Jason handled everything like a complete professional and made the process super easy. I will definitely be using Longshore for all my service needs

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Trae Redmond
July 10, 2023

Billy Bentley with the Service department did an excellent job handling my warranty issues. His communication and follow up was top notch! Thank you!

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Mike Milward
July 3, 2023

I cannot say enough about everyone I have dealt with at Longshore Boats. Most recently I ordered multiple add-on’s to my Robalo 222 and Billy has been very helpful and courteous from the beginning to ensure he is ordering exactly what I want.

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Brad Rushton
June 30, 2023

Longshore Boats was great to work with! Just bought a Robalo 206 Cayman and we are loving it! Gian was very helpful with the process and would highly recommend!

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Erik Pelayo
June 29, 2023

Héctor siempre fue muy rápido, y siempre estuvo disponible para ayudarnos, incluso fuera de horario.

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Nathan Marsden
June 29, 2023
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Andrew
June 13, 2023

Excellent experience from start to finish with Longshore Boats and my salesman Gian. After searching for a used boat for several months, I contacted Longshore boats based upon their advertisement of a used SeaFox Commander 246. My experience with Gian was low pressure, informative, transparent, consistent, and trustworthy. Furthermore, Gian helped me to acquire financing and reliably answered post-sale questions. I would highly recommend Longshore Boats for those looking for a new or used boat.

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Luciana Marinho
June 7, 2023

We are extremely happy with our new robalo boat ! Stephen was amazing and helpful since the beginning, professional and very easy to work with. We highly recommend Longshore Boats .

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George Fisher
June 6, 2023

Great service and great communication!

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Dave Hogan
May 28, 2023

Hector’s response time was always very quick, and he was always readily available to assist us, even during after hours. Service was even able to add a last-minute modification to our boat before it was delivered to us.

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Brian Stoyer
May 23, 2023

We recently purchased a Chaparral boat from Longshore on Daniel Island. The experience was informative, professional and overall fantastic. From our boat show meeting with Gian, to the sale, training with Captain Kyle and Puc up, we enjoyed every minute. I can see why Longshore gets high praise.

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Kristin Walker
May 22, 2023

Great informative class. Feel more confident already!!

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Theodore Manuel
May 20, 2023

Gian did an amazing job, was a total professional and navigated a quick sale. Easy to work with and always available on any follow up questions. Highly recommend Longshore and specifically working with Gian.

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Aaron Krause
May 15, 2023

Had an awesome experience with Stephen and Longshore! Stephen was patient, polite, and professional throughout the entire process! We’re thrilled with our new (to us) boat!!!!

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Tyler Nikitas
May 13, 2023

5 star experience purchasing from Longshore. Gian and team were very patient and knowledgeable and helped me make the right decision for what I was looking for. They went above and beyond to make the purchasing process as seamless and easy as possible. I will certainly buy from them again when I’m ready to upgrade.

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Larry McCoy
May 12, 2023

We can not say enough good things about Longshore and Stephen Puralis. The entire process of ordering thru delivery was wonderful. Stephen kept us up to date along the way. We would recommend the Longshore team for all of your boating needs.

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Mike Casey
May 11, 2023

Billy did an excellent job of, listening to my problem and posing a quick solution. I have been boating for over 40 years. That said, I am always waiting for the Yea but. There were none. This is the best service experience I have ever had. I know you will too. Great job, Billy Bentley!!!

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David Herron
May 9, 2023

Amazing people from start to finish at Longshore boats and our main point of contact Gian couldn’t have been more professional, attentive and simply made the whole process which began at the Charleston boat show in January to delivery on May 5 purely awesome. Gian walked us through the entire process, despite having been a boat owner for 14 years this is an entirely different boat than what we were used to and he was so helpful and I learned a lot. Lastly, they set us up with captain Mike, where we got to spend about 4 hours going through the boat on the water and learning just how incredibly awesome it is. Gian and the whole team at Longshore are simply the best. Cheers