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Boating on Towne Lake

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I'm wondering if any homeowners or guests of homeowners can tell me what the boating is like on Towne Lake? As far as I understand it, the lake is 300 acres, yet allows motor boats and encourages skiing and wakeboarding, so we're talking motorboats going pretty fast. In college I sailed on White Rock Lake, and it's four times the size of Towne Lake, yet motoboats are prohibited, with good reason on a small lake like WR. With Towne Lake being SO small, I have trouble imagining how water skiiers and kayakers and paddleboarders and people just cruising the lake could possibly coexist on the lake on a typical summer weekend and be at all safe.

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I agree, the lake isn't large enough for water skiing, etc. .... I imagine most of the boaters (and there are a few) just putt around a bit or take their boats up to the clubhouse or dock at the small "village center".

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Yet the website really plays up the waterskiing, and even has pictures of families doing it. It seems kind of irresponsible to encourage or even allow water skiing on a lake that small, IMO.

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I've been out there for wake surfing/boarding and the lake is pretty narrow but you can still get away with tubing or whatever water activities you want because it just doesn't get that crowded.  

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