If you live in an apartment in Mooresville, NC you can enjoy fireworks and yachts on Lake Norman. The Lake Norman Yacht Club hold its annual Independence Day Regatta and fireworks celebration during the July 4 weekend on Lake Norman.
The sailboat races and supporting events will be July 6-7 at the yacht club, off Yacht Road near the Trump National Golf Course–Charlotte in Mooresville.
The regatta is open to all sailboat classes, including juniors, centerboards and keelboats. Keelboats must have a current PHRF rating from the Lake Norman Keelboat Council.
Races will be run both days. A dinner on the evening of July 6 will have a live band and a fireworks show.
The entry fee is $55 for keelboats and centerboards and $30 for juniors. The dinner fee is $20 for adults and $10 for child younger than 10.
North American title races
Sailboat racers from across the United States and Canada will take to Lake Norman in mid-July for the annual Flying Scot North American Championships.
The championship regatta is scheduled for July 13-19 out of the Lake Norman Yacht Club. Titles will be decided for the North American Championship as well as for juniors, women’s and seniors divisions.
The women’s and juniors divisions will race July 14. Qualifying races for the North American Championships are set for July 15-16. The championship and challenger races to decide the North American Championship will be July 17-19.