Grampa and Grandma have moved to Cherokee Marine. So, the web page will be updated regularly. Pre-owned boat sales, repair information, more pictures and all. Keep us in mind when you are surfing the net and feel free to give us a call if you have any questions. In February 2007 Cherokee Marine Services of NC purchased the Lake James Marine property and moved its operations from its old location on Rt 18 off of I-40 exit 105 in Morganton, to the corner of Dysartsville Road and US Rt 70 West, 6/10 of a mile north of I-40 at exit 94. Dave Schultze, the owner of Cherokee Marine Services, with over 24 years experience in marine engine service and repair, will continue to serve the boating public as Cherokee Marines chief mechanic. Cherokee Marine provides service and repair of 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines including, Mercury, Mariner, Mercruiser, Force, Johnson, Evinrude, Yamaha, & Suzuki, Outboards, Inboards & I/O's David has worked in a variety of Marine environments from the warm waters of Florida to the Arctic cold of Alaska. While in Key West, Dave kept DEA chase boats in top shape as they performed valuable interdiction protecting our Nation. Wanting to expand his experience, he moved to Homer Alaska to enjoy the weather, terrain and work in a new environment. His hobby as an avid model builder in his youth eventually led him into his lifetime vocation. Ask to see his models in the sales office. A local resident, David is a committed to the community with a home and family in the Morganton area.