Q&A

How do I access the areas within Shipyard?
Everyone entering Shipyard needs a pass. Property owners need to request a pass for friends or family, but vendors must pay for a pass. If you are visiting the following locations, you do not need a pass and can proceed directly to the main 278 Gate:
Shipyard Golf Club
Hilton Head Health
Van Der Meer Tennis
Sonesta Resort

What is the landowner’s assessment and when it is due?
Shipyard Property Owners’ Association forwards an invoice at the beginning of the year for the care of the Shipyard common areas. This bill is due upon receipt.

What is the Property Transfer Fee?
One half of one percent of the sales price of Shipyard lots, homes and condominiums is due upon the sale of a property. This money is put into a fund that the POA uses for improvement projects within Shipyard. The Board of Directors approves all projects. 

Who is Atlantic States Management?
Shipyard POA outsources their accounting for receivables and payables to Atlantic States Management. Any billing questions should be forwarded to 843-785-3278.

When is the Annual SPOA Meeting?
The Annual Meeting for the Shipyard Property Owners’ Association is held in early March at the Sonesta Resort. Notice is forwarded to all owners in advance around the end of January.

If I have a problem with my condominium/housing whom should I call?
Each condominium project or group has a managing regime that basically takes care of the affairs of their grounds. For example, Harbourmaster has a different management company than Tennismaster. Problems with the Shipyard common grounds, roadways and security should be forwarded to the Shipyard POA office at 843-785-3310.

Where is the Shipyard POA located?
The Welcome Center is located at the entrance to Shipyard at the William Hilton Parkway (278) entrance. The office is open Monday to Friday 8am-4pm; Saturday 8am-12pm; and Sunday 9am-12pm. Security issues are handled 24 hours a day, 7 days per-week. Contact the gates for any concerns.

What events are hosted at the Beach Club?
The Shipyard Beach Club has many events for property owners throughout the year. It is open to rent for private events but also for POA clubs and activities. A Nibble and Nip is a party where the owners bring an appetizer to share and their own beverage.

Why do vendors have to pay for entrance?
Shipyard roads are private and must be maintained by the Shipyard owners. All vendors including those providing quotes for service need to pay for entrance. Owners are not to call in temporary passes for anyone who is coming to do work or bid on work; the passes must be obtained at the Welcome Center.

What is a Beach Hangtag?
Entrance to the beach parking is monitored from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend. The beach hangtag authorizes the vehicle to park there. Only one beach hangtag per property. Contact the office for information 843-785-3310.