New Bern Area Waterways

All waterways have unique characteristics, geological features and ecosystems, differing saline properties, challenges to navigation and discrepancies.

Discover what makes the Trent and Neuse Rivers unique throughout our area in and around New Bern; Sign Up to take our Local Waters class. You will gain valuable knowledge from our experienced and trained US Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors. They will inform you about many important topics regarding our local waters and beyond. The topics will include: local hazards to navigation, local conditions, where to get fuel, locations of marinas, navigation, and so much more.

To learn more and to Sign Up for the class, click on Boating Courses located in the menu on the left side of this page for class times and locations near you.

Composite photo showing the Neuse and Trent Rivers and map of New Bern