About Us

Charleston Yachting is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Draftz Company LLC, and is headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston Yachting is a rigging and specialty marine store. President Randy Draftz has been in the marine business for over thirty years in Chicago and Charleston and actively competes and manages racing events locally. He has raced on boats from 10 feet to 80 feet, and completed in major races in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Great Lakes. An experienced sailor, Randy brings the experience our customers need to get the right gear for their specific boat. We represent an extensive line of marine electronics, rigging hardware, cordage, clothing, and sailing hardware. Charleston Yachting features such recognized brand names as Harken, Schaefer, Selden, Ronstan, Lewmar, Hayn, Sherman Johnson, Navtec, Henri-Lloyd, Gill, B&G, Nexus, Garmin, Icom, New England Ropes, and Robline. We stock and ship the majority of our products from our retail location in North Charleston. Charleston Yachting’s mission is to provide the proper product and the service to support our customer.