Welcome to the Flotilla 2-5, District 7 Web Site

Serving Lake Hartwell and Lake Keowee

Portman Marina sailboat dock

Welcome! We’re happy to have you visit Flotilla 25’s Web site. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the civilian volunteer arm of the United States Coast Guard. It is made up of over 30,000 men and women who donate their time and expertise to support the Coast Guard and improve recreational boating safety. This flotilla serves Upstate South Carolina and northeast Georgia.

Our Missions

Recreational Boating Safety - consisting of our many boating safety classes, distributing boating safety information to the public, providing free vessel safety checks, and doing safety patrols on land, water and in the air. Support of Maritime Homeland Security and other maritime safety challenges that have emerged in recent years.

Flotilla Meetings

Flotilla 2-5 meets monthly, usually on the Fourth Saturday at 10:00AM. Please drop in and talk with us!

Our December meeting will be replaced by the annual Change of Watch, Saturday evening December 9 at the Cobbs Glenn Country Club, Anderson, SC.  Please contact FSO-FN Joe LaPak at for information or to make reservations.

The next meeting will be held at the Portman Marina Yacht Club Building Saturday Jan20 2018 at 1000. The meeting week for Jan has been changed to allow us to have our annual Flotilla both at the Upstate SC Boat Show in Greenville, Jan 18 - 21.

The Jan 20 meeting will be at the Yacht Club at Portman Marina, particulars and directions:

Portman Marina is graciously permitting Flotilla 25 to use their Yacht Club facility for our meetings.

To get to the Yacht Club:
1. Proceed directly past the Portman Marina Office where they collect the launch fees - do not make the turn to the OPCEN.

2. Proceeding toward the water, take your first left. Please park in this parking lot. As you are facing the two grey building in front of you the back of the Nami restaurant is on your right and on the left is the Yacht Club. The entrance is in the breezeway between the two buildings. Please do not use any boater parking spaces.