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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The familiar growl of boat motors waking up from their long winter nap heralds the start of the boating season. But what makes boating, fishing or sailing this time of year different from all others? When it comes to safety, Boat Owners Association of The United States has… read more about Three tips just for springtime
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The odds of getting struck by lightning are about one in a million. But if you own a boat, the odds of it being struck by lightning are significantly higher – about one in 1,000. However, not all boats are created equal when it comes to lightning. A just-released analysis of… read more about Tips to avoid getting struck by lightning
LAKE NORMAN – “See any bad guys?” Derek DeBord greets Cornelius Police Sgt. George Brinzey with a smile as he pulls up next to Brinzey’s patrol boat for a brief chat in the middle of a slow day on the water. DeBord is a Catawba County deputy sheriff and owner of the TowBoatU.S. franchise… read more about Tow, salvage companies ready to help boaters
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Big and small, power or sail, there are many different kinds of boats and so many different kinds of boat owners. But the one thing they seem to agree on is how boating makes them feel, at least if your looking at a boat’s name on the transom. “Serenity” has been named the… read more about What are the most popular boat names?
Ready to hit the water? Go for a ride on your boat? Sign up for a safety course? Dine at a lake restaurant? Take a look at our Summer Boating Guide that includes a list of popular boat names, tips for boat owners to avoid getting struck by lightening, reasons to take a boating course, a story… read more about 2015 Summer Boating Guide
Contents • Officers ensure safety on Lake Norman waters, 4-5 (patrol) • Tools to help secure waterfront property, 7 (waterfront) • Luxury boats are a family business, 8 (luxury) • Points of interest, 9 • Tow, salvage companies ready to help boaters, 11 • Dragon boat race… read more about Boating Guide: Table of contents
MOORESVILLE – Not many people tried to start a business at the beginning of the Great Recession in 2008. But Matt Santomenna and his wife, Lynette, will tell you it’s a “God thing.” When friends said, “I don’t know how you are going to sell a boat over $100,000 in this economy,” Matt and… read more about Luxury boats are a family business
CORNELIUS - The Cornelius Police Department wants to protect your booty from Lake Norman pirates. “Crime happens on the water just as it happens on the street,” Sgt. George Brinzey said. Brinzey is training officers in lake patrol duties as CPD prepares to expand its coverage to include… read more about Tools help secure waterfront property
(BPT) – During the summer while school's out, kids are at greater risk for learning loss and weight gain unless they have a game plan that includes learning enrichment and physical activity. Summer camps are a great way to ensure children continue to grow socially, emotionally, cognitively and… read more about 5 questions to ask when picking a camp