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The Crossing 2021

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Eatons Ferry Marina

1865 Eaton Ferry Road

Littleton, NC 27850

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Join us for this fun 1-mile event on Lake Gaston. Choose to either swim, float, paddle or walk this distance with us on August 14th.

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Join us for this fun 1-mile event on Lake Gaston. Choose to either swim, float, paddle or walk this distance with us on August 14th. Our participants are all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds. So bring your family, friends and neighbors to join us for this community event!

At 9:00 AM, your journey will begin at The Pointe and 1-mile later you will arrive at WatersView on the opposite side of Eaton Ferry Bridge in Littleton, NC. For the safety of all participants boat traffic will be stopped under the bridge, during the event. As well, vehicle traffic on the bridge will be reduced to one lane.

Funds raised during O’Sails’ The Crossing supports grants used in the LKG community. Please “like” the O’Sail at Lake Gaston FB page for updates.

How you partake is your choice, and we've given you 4 options to choose from:

1. Swimmers

Under 13 years of age must have signed life guard statement that they have a proven ability to swim the distance or be accompanied by an adult throughout the swim.

Must wear swim cap for visibility, swim caps will be provided at registration check-in.

Will be loaded onto a barge and taken out to the 1-mi start point.

2. Walkers

Make the trip across the Eaton Ferry Bridge while traffic is reduced to a single lane.

Cheer on and watch the swimmers, vessels and wavers cross from your bridge viewpoint.

3. Non-motorized Vessels

Can be individual or team entry.

Can use commercial or self-made vessel. All vessels must be water sound, with riders wearing an approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD).

Some examples: Kayaks, canoes, etc.

4. The Wavers

Created to encourage small or large groups to cross together in the most creative ways possible.

Some examples: Homemade boats, barges, rafts, etc.

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Eatons Ferry Marina

1865 Eaton Ferry Road

Littleton, NC 27850

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No Refunds

Organizer O'Sail

Organizer of The Crossing 2021

O’Sail is a nonprofit organization, registered with the Internal Revenue Service that raises funds by having fun and returns those funds to the Lake Gaston communities. It is an Organization to Support the Arts, Infrastructure and Learning at Lake Gaston. Regular fundraising events sponsored by O’Sail include: The Crossing, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and Fall for the Arts. More information is available at www.osail.org. osail logo.pdf

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