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Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports

1314 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4471
+1 252-261-2900
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Fun day of jet skiing

From start to finish a pleasure to deal with. Easy booking online was great. The people working... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Tubing on the Sound

We took the 1 hour water tubing trip and it was a BLAST. We took two adults and four teenagers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Inwood, West Virginia
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Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports is the premier sailing and water sports location on the Outer Banks. Established in 1979, Nor'Banks has always been a leader in the industry and provides quality equipment, excellent customer service and a safe environment for everyone. Nor'Banks offers the most complete water sports center on the OBX, with Waverunners, Parasailing, Wake Boarding, Waterskiing, Tubing, Kayaks, SUP, Tours, Pontoon Boat Rentals and Sailing (Rentals, Lessons, Youth Camps and Sales). The waterfront location is amazing with plenty of parking, bathrooms, showers, 200 foot pier and a grassy lawn. New for 2016, Nor'Banks is now the OBX Hobie Cat dealer and features all of their amazing boats for rental and for sale.
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1314 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4471
+1 252-261-2900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From start to finish a pleasure to deal with. Easy booking online was great. The people working there where all so nice. All the jet skis looked new and worked great. It was really nice to have our own area to ski in. They marked...More

Thank Woody877
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the 1 hour water tubing trip and it was a BLAST. We took two adults and four teenagers. Captain Ken was fantastic. Some of the kids had not been tubing before. He was great at explaining things and let the experienced kids go...More

Thank KelliandCory
Reviewed 6 days ago

Could not have been happier with my experience with Nor'Banks. Did the Wave Runners for 45 minutes and had a blast. 30 minutes might be enough if you've never ridden before. The guy working with us, Todd, was great and explained everything in a clear...More

Thank Eddie H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hobie Cats are in excellent condition. I go there every year. They understand conditions and give good advice. For example, I asked about renting two stand up paddleboards. The winds were stiff and from the Southwest. They pointed out that the water was choppy and...More

Thank bobdealfinder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an excellent trip and the staff were very friendly especially Dylan and ken went with my younger siblings and they made it so easy for them and I would love to go back and explore some of there activities such as tubing, parasailing,...More

Thank Thierry H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly staff! They gave thorough instructions for our kayak trip and recommended places to go and things to look for. We went during a less busy time and they were flexible with how long we could be out in the kayaks.

Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I rented a wave runner and just had the best time. Staff was quick and uber professional - we always appreciate great customer service.

Thank rm0nty
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had a 2-hour sailing lesson with Ashley yesterday. She's a fantastic teacher and guide. Each of us had the opportunity to steer the boat and to control the main sail and the jib, even though none of us had sailing experience....More

Thank peterg1301
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I love the Outer Banks and love going to Nor'Banks! We have paddleboarded and kayaked here and have really enjoyed our time! The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our paddleboarding instructor, Derek, did a great job of showing the first time...More

Thank gabby_brooks3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nine of our party signed up to parasail. The staff that greeted us and got us geared up was friendly and professional. The equipment looked new and well-cared for. All nine of our group loved the experience and would highly recommend. The only reason I...More

Thank Laura W
dsmcisaac, Owner at Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your input! I reviewed some recent photos and you are absolutely correct. It seems we have developed an issue with our camera. I've ordered a brand new digital SLR to ensure that this won't happen again. Please contact me directly,...More

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25 May 2017|
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Response from marfaith2 |
Thanks much! Will do this next time.