Navajo Lake Marina is inviting the public to its “Welcome to the Water” event June 13.
The marina, located in New Mexico just south of the Colorado border and about 50 miles from Durango, has a series of events scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event is part of National Marina Day, a nationwide collaboration of marine-related businesses. The event is an attempt to increase boating participation and to introduce the public to boating through both on-water and on-land events at marinas.
Among the events scheduled at Navajo Lake Marina:
9-11 a.m. – There will be a shoreline trash cleanup.
11 a.m.-4 p.m. – The marina is letting people try out ocean kayaks for no charge.
11 a.m.-3 p.m. – Fishing contest for kids 14 and under.
11 a.m.-3 p.m. – The U.S. Coast Guard auxiliary will have a booth where it will give out advice and hand out information on boat and water safety. It will also inspect boats.
Noon-3:30 p.m. – Live music.
11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – Tour of a 75-foot houseboat.
For more information visit www.navajomarina.com or call (505) 632-3245.