Nor’Banks Sailing & Watersports

1314 Duck Road
Duck, NC 27949
Phone: 252-261-2900
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Nor’Bank’s Sailing & Water Sports staff, equipment and location make them one of the premier water sports centers on the Outer Banks. Their friendly and professional staff make your visit with them both safe and fun. Their equipment is in outstanding condition and is kept to the highest safety standards. Nor’Banks sound front location has a grassy lawn, restrooms, showers, 200 foot pier and plenty of room for you to spend the day. Nor’Banks says its location, on the Currituck Sound just south of Sanderling, is is ideal for water sports, “with low boat traffic, warm water, a sandy bottom and steady breezes!”

Sailing was Nor’Banks first Watersports activity when they opened in 1979. They continue to have one of the finest sailing operations on the Outer Banks. They offer rentals of Flying Scots, Hobie Cats and Weta Trimarans. They also provide quality sailing instruction by US Sailing Instructors for all ages. “Go Sailing” is their very popular private lesson program which is a perfect introduction to Sailing for individuals, couples or the whole family. They also offer a US Sailing Certification Program and Youth Sailing Camps in June and July.

Nor’Banks has expanded over the years and now offers one of the most complete water sports centers on the Outer Banks. This is truly "one stop shopping" for water sports! Their waverunner rentals boast new equipment every year and a strong commitment to your fun and safety. New for 2017, Nor’Banks will be offering Waverunner tours of the Currituck Sound. Captain Jamie returns to run the finest Parasailing operation on the Outer Banks with a focus on safety and fun. Nor’Banks is also a great location for kayaking and paddleboarding and have a huge fleet with boards and kayaks for all ages and skill levels.

Captain Dan and Crew are back this year with their Tubing, Waterskiing and Wake Boarding boat. This is a great family friendly activity taking groups out tubing, wake boarding and/or water skiing. Captain Dan and his crew are fantastic.

Nor’Banks also offers an easy to use online reservations systems to make booking your activities easier than ever. Book any of their activities online at

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