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JCSPS Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar set for Northeast State

Staff Report • May 30, 2013 at 5:50 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — The Tri-Cities Boating Club of the Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron is sponsoring a Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar at Northeast State on Wednesday, June 5.

The seminar deals with such varied topics as special navigation rules for rivers, the inland waters system of buoys and marks, river currents, "reading" a river, jetties and wing dams, the intricacies of locking through, and communicating with lock masters and bridge tenders.

The seminar runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Northeast State Community College library, Room L-106. Pre-registration is not required. There is a nominal fee of $20 for nonmembers of the JCSPS.

For more information, call (423) 218-9906 or email tricitiesboating@gmail.com.

Northeast State is located at 2425 Highway 75, Blountville.

Visit the Tri-Cities Boating Club website to learn more about the organization.

(Information from the Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron)

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