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REAL Watersports

25706 NC 12 Hwy, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
+1 252-987-6000
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Awesome Kiteboarding Lessons

I had two lessons with Eric Braojos at Real Watersports and was very impressed with both Eric and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kyle C
Best kiteboarding lesson

I took a 3 hour kiting lesson with Eric at Real Watersports and he is an amazing instructor. I've... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ashley P
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We make new riders every day! We are located in Cape Hatteras, NC and ship gear all over the world. Our Cape Hatteras "aqauplex" features our Flagship Store, Watermen's Bar and Grill, Watermen's Retreat and the REAL Lesson Center.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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25706 NC 12 Hwy, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
+1 252-987-6000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had two lessons with Eric Braojos at Real Watersports and was very impressed with both Eric and my progress. Eric is, hands down, an awesome teacher. He offered the appropriate amount of instruction such that I made progress without being overwhelmed, yet was still...More

Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a 3 hour kiting lesson with Eric at Real Watersports and he is an amazing instructor. I've had 5 lessons now, at different locations with different instructors, and my lesson at Real was hands down my favorite location and the best instruction I've...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We just finished up a week in waves. Rented an inflatable SUP for 2 days. Having never tried it before, they were helpful in setting us up and recommending places to use it and how to get started. Had the best time! And even my...More

Thank aobrien
Reviewed 20 July 2017

If you need Kite or Surf gear, advice on current conditions, or a kite lesson, this is your only stop. Smart, patient teachers with more time on the water than any other school. Amazing gear sales and selection. Friendly staff and owners. Off the chain...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our two daughters went out for a one hour jetski tour on the Sound. Had a great guide, and felt safe because he knew shallow areas to stay away from. They had a lot of fun.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Eric at Real watersports was my instructor and got me boarding upwind in no time. By following me on the jet sky he was able to watch and correct me and analyze how I was doing. Also I did not lose time because we could...More

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Returned to REAL two times recently. Both trips were fantastic and our kiting progress has been great. The folks at REAL have thought of everything for a perfect beach and kiting experience -- and Mother Nature always helps with a steady dose of strong wind....More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

An experienced kite boarder friend had strongly recommended REAL as the place to go for a thorough introduction to the fun and potential hazards of the sport so that I could walk away with a realistic understanding of the sport and what I could do....More

Thank jbgreenwood
Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We aim to staff coaches who are equally stoked about going kiteboarding as they are sharing the sport with others. We're glad to hear you had such a positive experience and hope to see you back on Cape Hatteras for...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Incredible service and support for kiters. I have been out to Real 3 yrs in a row for Triple S and it is great. The staff is fantastic. Highly recommend the pilgrimage for kiters!More

Thank Jim G
Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

We're stoked to hear you had a great time at the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational! This year not only brought incredible riding but the music blew us away. With acts like Ky-Mani Marley, Mix Master Mike, DJ Qbert, Method Man & Redman it was hard...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Real Watersports is a top-of-the-line waterspotrs activity center. If you are looking to learn kite boarding, surfing or paddle boarding or just want to improve your technique, Real is the REAL DEAL! I have enjoyed kite boarding and surfing in all corners of the globe;...More

Thank S G
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