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

USCG Flotilla 26-01-5SR

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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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2015 Boating Safety Course Schedule

Sign up for classes before the class fills up.  Remember all persons operating a vessel on the water are required to take the course.

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North Carolina Boating Certificate
​Flotilla 26-01 2015 Boating Safety classes will be taught at North Mecklenburg Rescue located at:
15503 North Old Statesville, Road, Huntersville, NC 28078.
Registration for all classes will be 8:30 A.M. until 9:00 A.M.  Class willstart promptly at 9:00 A.M. and should conclude around 4:00 P.M. Lunch will be provided. Sign up for classes on our Boating Safety Class page.
Plans for the weekend? ​2015 Mid Atlantic Boat Show
​Show Location: Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Show Dates: Thursday, February 05, 2015 through Sunday, February 08, 2015
Show Times: Thursday: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Sunday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
​Admissions:Adults: $9.00 Seniors: $8.00 Military: $8.00 Children (6-12): $5.00 Children (5 and under): FREE

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary-Division 26- performing CPR
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 26 will be partnering with Mecklenburg EMS Agency to certify  Auxiliary Coast Guardsman in CPR/AED.  Beginning 2015, Flotilla 26-01 will add a Phillips AED to their vessels deployable gear cache.  

​Keep America's waterways safe. Report any suspicious activity to local authorities, or call the National Response Center at 877-24WATCH. For immediate danger to life or property, call 911, or call the U. S. Coast Guard on Marine Channel 16. Use CYMBALS - Color, Year, Make, Body, Attire/Accessories , License, and State Registration/Sex to relay information to officials.