Newcomers to Lake Norman don’t always appreciate just how big our beautiful lake actually is and how many types of boating it accomodates. We have two yacht clubs that offer wonderful sailing activities, comraderie and competitions. This photo is of a race just off the Brawley School Road Peninsula in Mooresville on a beautiful summer’s day. If you look closely on the far right you can see the Lake Norman Yacht Club. I have very fond memories of crewing in sailing races as a child. The boats were small but the races were serious and lots of fun!
This gorgeous photo was taken by renowned artist Cotton Ketchie, owner of Mooresville’s Landmark Galleries, who spends much of his time driving all over North Carolina and even summer trips around the country, taking stunning photos. And, of course, he also takes some amazing photos of Lake Norman as well. If you haven’t visited his store on Main Street in Historic Downtown Mooresville you should put it on your list for 2014! He has myriad beautiful photographs like this one for sale as well as his wonderful watercolors and even North Carolina pottery. Continue reading