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It's About Boating on Lake Norman ~ Safely!

It's About Boating on Lake Norman ~ Safely:

 

Lake Norman is the largest lake in North Carolina and probably one of the busiest; along with this three area organizations, within the area, are still offering classes to acquaint boaters with rules of the water. In addition, 14 and 15 year-olds cannot operate a personal watercraft alone in North Carolina unless they have successfully completed an approved boating safety education course. Below are a few places offering boat safety classes and the locations.

 •1)     Power Squadron

The Lake Norman Sail and Power Squadron are offering ABC Safe Boating classes. Courses are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; $35.00 fee and lunch is included. For more information and to register, please contact Clyde Starr at (704)947-2729 or visit www.usps.org/localusps/lakenorman .

July 12 - Lake Norman VFD; Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC

September 6 - Denver United Methodist Church; 3910 N NC 16, Denver, NC

 •2)     Coast Guard Auxiliary

Members of Coast Guard Auxiliary flotillas 17-6 and 17-8 offering classes in our area. Courses are from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM; $45.00 fee. Teen students must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, please contact (704)663-3333 or (704)663-5733 or e-mail: classes@cgadavidson.org .

July 19 - King's Point Marina; 17939 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius, NC

Coast Guard Auxiliary also offers classes in navigation, GPS, communications, safety drills and nomenclature.  

 •3)     Lighthouse Marine Service

Most classes through Lighthouse Marine Service, a nonprofit service, are taught by Coast Guard licensed captains. Boating safety classes are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information, please contact (704)587-0325, e-mail uscgc17@bellsouth.net, or visit www.lmservice.org.

July 12 - Peninsula Yacht Club; 18501 Harbor Light Blvd., Cornelius, NC

August 2 - King's Point Marina; 17939 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius, NC 

September 6 - Gander Mountain; Norman Station, Mooresville, NC

October 4 - King's Point Marina; 17939 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius, NC

Lighthouse Marine Service also offers specially classes:

July 10 - "About Lake Norman"; Gander Mountain; Norman Station, Mooresville, NC; 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

September 11 - "Lake Norman GPS/Fish Finder"; Gander Mountain; Norman Station, Mooresville, NC; 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

 

NOW GO OUT AND HAVE SOME "SAFE" FUN ON LAKE NORMAN. BE SAFE!

About the author:

Teresa Harris is a Lake Norman Residential Real Estate Broker who can assist you with the purchase and/or sale of real estate in Lake Norman and surrounding counties. Please visit www.TeresaMHarris.com for your relocation and/or your local needs.

Teresa Harris - Holbrooks Real Estate, Inc. - 704-458-1807 - Teresa@TeresaMHarris.com

Copyright © 2008 By Teresa Harris, All Rights Reserved...*It's About Boating on Lake Norman ~ Safely!*

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