John Collins and Neil Liner went 2-for-2, while Don Corey and Alan Simonini split their division races in the opening weekend of the Outrigger Yacht Club’s 2013 Icicle Series sailboat races, held Jan. 19 on Lake Norman.Collins won both races in the Spinnaker B division in his J-24, beating John Guthrie’s Ranger 28 “Lone Ranger” both times.Liner did the same in the nonspinnaker division in his Catalina 27 “Air Transit,” beating Richard Blocker’s Cataline 30 in the first race and Richard Ferrar’s Pearson 28 in the second race.Corey, in his U-20 “Fore,” and Simonini, in his J-80 “Bone Chillin’,” split the two races in the Spinnaker A division. Simonini won the opening race with Corey coming in second; Corey returned the favor in the second race, with Simonini the runner-up.The next two races in the OYC’s Icicle Series will be held Feb. 2. USCGA sets dates for boating safety classesThe Lake Norman flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGA) has set the dates for the group’s annual boating safety classes for 2013.The classes – each one-day events – are scheduled for April 27, May 11, June 8 and July 27. All will be held at the Kings Point Marina in Cornelius.The classes are $45 per person. Successful passage of the class will certify a person to operate a powerboat on Lake Norman and other North Carolina lakes.For information or to register for a class, call 704-663-5733 or 828-478-2507.Youth skiing, wakeboarding classesThe Lake Norman Ski Club is currently holding registration for a series of youth water skiing and wakeboarding classes.The Learn2Ski and Learn2Wakeboard classes, open to 15 and younger, are tentatively scheduled for June and July.All classes will be held in the cove at Vinnie’s Sardine Grill & Raw Bar on Williamson’s Road in Mooresville, and will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m.The registration fee is $20 per person; all participants must have a signed waiver-release form from their parent or guardian.For information, to obtain waiver forms or to keep posted on exact dates, visit www.lakenormanskiclub.8m.com.Sailing sceneThe Outrigger Yacht Club will hold its annual member Chili Cook Off on Feb. 2. For information, visit www.outriggeryachtclub.org.The Lake Norman Yacht Club will hold a rules seminar at 9 a.m. Feb. 16 at the LNYC’s race management center. The seminar will go over current and new race rules for the 2013 season. For information, visit www.lnyc.org.The LNYC will host a seminar on “How to Run a Regatta,” 1-4 p.m. Feb. 16 at the LNYC’s race management center. The seminar is open to volunteers serving as race officials for upcoming events. For information, visit www.lnyc.org.New members of the LNYC will have an orientation session at 5 p.m. Feb. 16 at the LNYC clubhouse. All new and second-year members are encouraged to take part in the meeting, which will outline the benefits of club membership. For information, visit www.lnyc.org.The LNYC will hold its Winter Social dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the clubhouse. This year’s social will have a Mardi Gras theme. For information, visit www.lnyc.org.The Lake Norman flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will hold a boating safety course for sailboat operators on March 2 at the Lake Norman Yacht Club clubhouse. The class will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and costs $45 per person (coffee and water will be provided; participants must bring their own lunch and snacks). Pre-registration is required. For information or to pre-register, call 704-663-5733 or 828-478-2507.