If you are looking for property on the water, you should travel along the ICW just south of Myrtle Beach. Every other tract of land is new construction and the rest seems quite available.
The Socastee Swing Bridge, vertical clearance of 11 feet opens on demand but she likes to have many boats traveling through at the same time.
The ICW in North Carolina is dotted with shrimp boats and easily navigated. We started out this morning and should anchor about 7 PM, a long day. We will anchor in Wrightsville Beach hoping to make the rendezvous on May 5. Only 283 miles to go.