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Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports
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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...more
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1314 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4471
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All reviews next year pontoon boat captain sean jet skiing great sailing parasailing experience flying scot paddle boarding tubing trip wave runners water sports hobie cat in great shape the outer banks staff was very friendly top notch explained everything
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Rented two Hobie cats over the weekend. The boats are well maintained and rigged for fun. The staff makes the launch and landing smooth and easy. The sound is a ideal place to sail.

Thank stevenbyrd57
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Crew was awesome...............Photos they took were really good... thoguh we felt tour finished quickly, it was good.

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Thank esunilkumar
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Shaun and Jamie were very professional and fun. I would definitely recommend this little adventure. We were the 1st couple to go up of the 3 couples - my wife loves these things and i have a little trepidation but felt very assured - good...More

Thank sturner1965
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This was all of our first times tubing and it was such an amazing time that we’re coming back next year to do it again! We had such an amazing time, we didn’t want to leave. Thank you all so much for making this experience...More

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Thank samanthaannoxx
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I went here with my ten year old son a few times while visiting the OBX over a two week period. We both had a great time. The facilities are great, ample parking and courteous staff (I really can't say enough good things about them)....More

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Thank mpalmeri
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Our guide was great with both the kids and the adults. He oriented us to our boat and reviewed the safety rules with us in a very entertaining way. No hesitation recommending NorBanks- nice location only minutes away from our Beach Vacation Home, nice staff,...More

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Thank mbelt12
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

First time parasailing and it was a blast. Thank you Jamie and Sean for making this experience great! The Neely Family

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I've used Nor'Banks every year for the past 5 or so and have never been disappointed. I've rented sailboats, jet skis, and kayaks and I've found their equipment safe and in good condition.

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Thank Preston B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Good time with this company for jet ski rental. They are thorough and safety oriented. The ski area was adequate but there were not many out at the same time of us. Equipment was well maintained and facility was very nice.

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Thank DoniceMA
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We went paddle boarding again this summer. It was the first time for my husband and he was a bit nervous. It's a great location because the water is shallow and the bottom is soft sand. The staff is friendly and helpful. We all enjoyed...More

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9 July 2018|
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Response from dsmcisaac | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest! We typically plan to be open until the end of September, but weather can play a role. You can always give us a call or view our website for up to date info. Thanks again!
24 May 2017|
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Response from dsmcisaac |
There is a huge maze of islands to the North of Nor' Banks. That's usually where we go tubing. The water is calm to allow for mild and wild rides and the scenery is great for both riders and observers. Our trips are... More