Visiting Teams

Rowing on the Catawba River

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The Catawba River is an excellent body of water to row on. It connects Lake Norman to Lake Wylie. While access to Lake Norman from the Catawba is blocked by a dam, Lake Wylie is rowable and immense.

  1. Mild weather
  2. Mild water temperature
  3. Frequent calm water
  4. Dam-controlled current and water level
  5. Not a major trade/shipping route, mostly
  6. leisure/pleasure craft
  7. 11,000 meters upriver
  8. 15,000+ meters downriver
  9. Indoor rowing equipment
  10. Strength training equipment
  11. Trailer parking
  12. Shell/Oar/Launch equipment rentals
  13. Hotels/Grocery/Restaurants/Shopping/Airport minutes away