The Lake Norman Marine Commission has been advised that the following Aids To Navigation (ATONs) are in need of repair, non functioning, missing or not in their proper location. 

Please report non-functioning, missing or damaged ATON’s to:
Capt. Gus Gustafson
704 617 6812

Main Channel Markers

  • Shoal Marker – Closest to Duke Marina – Sign Board is Hanging by One Bolt and has Dropped Down -Repair (July 2017)
  • Shoal Marker – Adjacent to Main Channel Marker 2A – Light Out – Repair (June 2017)
  • Shoal Marker – South End of Governors Island – Very weak – Repair (June 2017)
  • Shoal Markers ( 2 ea.) – Ramsey Creek:, Between the Two Islands South of the Helicopter Pad – the 2nd and 3rd Shoal Markers Facing East – Lights Out – Repair (June 2017)
  • Shoal Markers (3 ea.) North of Hwy 73 and Marking the Old Beatties Ford Road Bed – Lights Out – Repair (June 2017)
  • Rock Marker – Pinnacle Shores – Wrong Sign – Hand Written Red Sign Board on One Side/ White Printed Sign on the Other – Replace with Triangular White/Diamond Sign Boards with Printed Signage that reads – ROCKS (Jan 2017)

Bridge Buoys

  • Bridge Buoys – East Side of Slanting Bridge (2 each) – One buoy is sinking/the other has been hit and is badly damaged – Replace Both (July 2017)
  • Bridge Buoy – East Side of Slanting Bridge – A Wayward Buoy is Located Approximately 1/4 of a mile East of Bridge on edge of Creek Channel – Looks New. (July 2017)

Misc Buoys

  • None

Faded Sign Boards

  • None
  • None
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A


*Repair Not Verified