The Coast Guard Auxiliary on Lake Norman, is dedicated to helping the public with Boater Safety to the greater Charlotte area. From Public Education classes, Vessel Safety Checks, Specialized Training, and Boater Assistance.  Charlotte area Auxiliary members conduct safety patrols on Lake Norman, assist in Search and Rescue, teach boating safety classes, conduct free vessel safety checks for the public, provide boating safety literature to dealers, as well as many other activities related to recreational boating safety.

The Coast Guard considers the Auxiliary its primary resource for recreational boating safety outreach, boating accident prevention,  and immediate assistance to the active-duty Coast Guard during Search and Rescue cases.  Each Coast Guard district around the nation has established a senior officer and staff to provide tight liaison and coordination between the active-duty Coast Guard and the various Auxiliary units in that district.


​"...maintain an Auxiliary that is robust, well-trained, and always ready."  - R.J.PAPP, JR.  Admiral U.S. Coast Guard

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Welcome To Lake Norman Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-01

Dedicated to Boater Safety in the greater Charlotte area

Lake Norman, NC Flotilla 26-01-5SR

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No matter how experienced of a boater you are, wind can pose a threat at any time in any type of weather. Simply said, you need to know from where and how strong the wind is blowing.

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The importance of wearing a Personal Flotation Device, is often over looked. Most drowning occur in rough seas lost, and surrounded by sharks, right? Wrong! 9 out of 10 drownings occur in inland waters within a few feet of safety.



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