Boaters can anchor Aug. 11 in Mill Creek for live music

July 22, 2013 

Boater safety course offered monthly

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-02 offers About Boating Safely Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every third Saturday, except December.

Cost is $35 for first family member and $10 for each addition family member.

For more information, call 704-576-0821.

Join in Race for

the Cup Aug. 3

Lake Wylie Children’s Charity invites the boating community to join the 2013 Captain Clueless Race For the Cup on Aug. 3.

The team that figures out the clues, finds the challenge location and completes the challenge in the shortest time wins.

Following the race, a charity ride will be held Sept. 14, with the main concert Sept. 29. This year’s event is helping the family of 3-year-old Emma Rose Poplin-Revels of Fort Mill, who has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

For more information, call 803- 230-7900 or visit lkwchildrenscharity.org.

Music at Mill Creek

Live music at Mill Creek can be heard by boat from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11.

Free vessel checks

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-02 offers free vessel safety checks the first Sunday of the month all summer at River Hills Marina.

Call 704-576-0821 for information.

Wakeboard Nationals Sept. 27-29

The 15th USA Wakeboard Nationals will be held Sept. 27-29 on Lake Wylie at Ebenezer Park.

A $15,000 cash-prize purse is being offered for the Pro Men and Pro Women divisions. The USA Wakeboard Nationals is open to men and women of all ages and all levels of riding. The Nationals are made up of 11 divisions, including Pro Men, Pro Women and Wakeskate.

USA Wakeboard will hold Nationals with assistance from the Rock Hill/ York County CVB and the Carolina Show Ski team, with sanctioning provided by USA Water Ski. A USA Water Ski membership is required for all events. Information is available at usawaterski.org.

Renew S.C. hunting, fishing license

South Carolina hunting and fishing license sales for 2013-2014 are available in person at any of the four regional S.C. Department of Natural Resources offices or by visiting one of the 500 license vendors across the state. Licenses also are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 866-714-3611 or by visiting dnr.sc.gov.

Residents and nonresidents 16 and older must purchase the required licenses to hunt and fish in South Carolina. Anyone born after June 30, 1979, must have successfully completed a hunter education course to obtain a hunting license.

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to find out more.

Marine group meets monthly

Lake Wylie Marine Commission meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at various locations in York, Gaston and Mecklenburg counties. The public is invited.

For more information, go to lakewyliemarinecommission.com.

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