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Jan 1 2015

When: Noon, New Year’s Day
Where: Lake Lanier Olympic Venue Boathouse, 3105 Clarks Bridge Rd., Gainesville
Registration: $25 individuals, $75 family of four
Cook-off contestants: Bring crock pot of chili by 11:30 a.m.
Information: www.lckc.org, 770-287-7888

Jan 15 2015


When: Jan. 15–18, 2015; Thursday-Friday, Jan. 15 & 16, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Hall C,
285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Ticket info: Adults 16 and older: $12
Youth 15 and under: Free (when accompanied by an adult)
More info: www.atlantaboatshow.com

Jan 16 2015


When: Jan. 15–18, 2015; Thursday-Friday, Jan. 15 & 16, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Hall C,
285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Ticket info: Adults 16 and older: $12
Youth 15 and under: Free (when accompanied by an adult)
More info: www.atlantaboatshow.com

Jan 17 2015


When: Jan. 15–18, 2015; Thursday-Friday, Jan. 15 & 16, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Hall C,
285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Ticket info: Adults 16 and older: $12
Youth 15 and under: Free (when accompanied by an adult)
More info: www.atlantaboatshow.com

Jan 18 2015


When: Jan. 15–18, 2015; Thursday-Friday, Jan. 15 & 16, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Hall C,
285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Ticket info: Adults 16 and older: $12
Youth 15 and under: Free (when accompanied by an adult)
More info: www.atlantaboatshow.com

Jan 26 2015
January 26, 2015,  7-9 pm ASPS Boating Courses begin
Classes meet each Monday night for approx. 8 weeks
Location: Dunwoody High School - 5035 Vermack Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338
For more information: www.atlantasboatingclub.com
To register: seo@usps-atlanta.org

Classes offered:
  • Sail - (Members $68, Non-Members $113) Sail 2009 is a completely new sail course created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor, as well as the non-sailor, for basic skills and knowledge. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques, sail applications, marlinespike, helmsmanship and handling of more difficult sailing conditions, navigation rules and an introduction to heavy weather sailing.
  • Cruising and Cruise Planning - (Members $59, Non-Members $98) This course focuses on the planning and preparation necessary for safe enjoyable extended cruises on both inland and coastal waters. Designed for members who cruise on either a sail or powerboat. Topics include: general cruise preparation and planning, boat and equipment, anchors and anchoring, security, chartering, cruising outside the United States, crew and provisioning, voyage management. communications, navigation, weather and emergencies.
  • Seamanship - (Members $72, Non-Members $120) This course is the next step after completing America’s Boating Course. Applicable to both power and sail, covering the construction and functioning of a boat, the skipper’s responsibilities, preparing the boat for use, handling and maneuvering a vessel under various conditions in close quarters and on open water, rules of the road, anchoring, emergencies, and marlinspike/basic knots.

Feb 21 2015

Learn the Basics of Boating!
  • Boat Handling – Docking and Trailering
  • Safety Equipment and Procedures
  • Navigation Basics – Rules of the Road
  • Boat Types and Terminology

This one-day class is great for adults and teens. The class provides PWC certification for ages 12-15 and meets the new GA boating education requirements that go into effect July 1, 2014. The class is approved by the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA DNR) and by the National Association of the State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).

Location: Bald Ridge Marina, 1850 Bald Ridge Marina Road, Cumming
Time: Saturday, November 8, 2014; 8:30 am - 5 pm
Cost: For your text is $35 and families may share. Additional family members sharing a text are just $15 each.
For more information:  Visit www.atlantasboatingclub.com or email ABC@usps-atlanta.org

You may be able to save on your boat insurance after taking a “America’s Boating Course” class – check with your agent for details!
Feb 21 2015
To Benefit Special Olympics Georgia
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Times: 11:00 am Registration • 1:30 pm Plunge
Location: LanierWorld at Sunset Cove
To register:  www.plungega.org     
More Info: lucy.faxon@specialolympicsga.org

Enjoy Games, Food, Corn Hole Tournament, Music, Dancing and a Warm Fire Pit!



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