Lake Fun & Activities

Lake Norman water activities mean a variety of things from water skiing, wake-boarding and rowing, to fishing and sailing, it's a true water sports paradise. With so many acres and miles of shoreline, the best way to see the lake is by boat. Several marinas grace the shores of Lake Norman, providing boat launches, boat slips, boat storage, boat rentals, boat repairs, and gas stops for when you need to refuel. With no horsepower or speed limit on Lake Norman, power boats, bass boats, sailboats, and pontoons share the sparkling waters with kayaks, canoes, paddleboarders and even the occasional paddle boat.

The Lake Norman area is rich in things to do on the water.  Join in on the fun that fits your schedule. Download the Wake App for a Lake Norman GPS Navigation. Below are links to sailing, boating, fishing, chartered cruises, marina, and more. Some boating activities do require a boating class. 

For your safety, LIFE JACKETS are required for ALL boats and jet skis.

New Boating Regulations for Lake Norman, As of May 1, 2010 any person under the age of 26 must successfully complete a NASBLA approved boating education course before operating any vessel propelled by a motor of 10HP or greater. You can find out more on the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission website for the new regulation: G.S. 75A-16.2.


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