Dock ‘n’ Dine – One of the best things about boating is eating!

Enjoying a great meal while making a day of it out on the water is often a great bonding experience and there are some nice spots in the area where you can dock and find some amazing food. Whether you’re boating on South Holston, Boone or Watauga Lakes, there are some good choices.

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Carefree Membership – “Boating Without Owning” Is The Only Way To Go

It’s that time of the year – when the water beckons and all you can think about is getting everyone together to go boating. But do you really want to take on the huge responsibility of owning and caring for a boat? For many, the idea of “boating without owning” is the ideal choice because […]

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Boone Lake Water Levels

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Having said that, before we get into a discussion about the water levels at Boone Lake, I want you to take a look at the following photo: There have been a lot of rumors and negative press about the ongoing Tennessee Valley Authority repair project at […]

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LABOR DAY SPECIAL!

Join Now, Boat Now, Pay Next Year…$500 OFF initiation with no membership dues until January 2016! Now is the time to come check out Carefree Boat Club! See the variety of fleet 17′ – 27′, the online reservation system and unlimited access to the boats, Carefree Boat Club’s hands on training program, 40+ locations around the country, and more….

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Boone Dam Repair Project May Take 5 to 7 Years

Pending a formal environmental review, TVA engineers and other dam safety experts are recommending the construction of a composite seepage barrier – a multi-stage combination of grout injections and concrete – inside the earthen embankment. Project completion estimates range from five years to up to seven years. The initial cost estimate of the repair is expected to be between $200 and $300 million.

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Boone Lake remains larger than Fort Patrick Henry and the bulk of inland Lakes around the country.

With the recent drawdown of Boone Lake several boaters have voiced concerns about what lies under the surface of the water. While it’s impossible on any body of water to chart submerged partially floating objects, these are prevalent in the Spring when lake levels are being increased.

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