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Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes

Navigating Inland Waterways and Locks with Confidence

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Learn what you must know to boat on our inland waterways with confidence and increase your fun on the water.

About the Course

It's not just the coast where enthusiastic boaters seek out great places to explore - with over 30,000 miles of waterways, inland boating is full of adventures for any boater. Discover the unique opportunities presented inland such as using locks and locking through. Boating on Rivers, Locks, and Lakes covers the special navigation rules present for inland boating and discusses jetties, dams, and currents as well as locks, leaving you better prepared for your own inland adventure.

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