Author Archives: David Sobotta

Summer Waters Are Still With Us

While many areas consider Labor Day the last gasp for boating, here in Eastern North Carolina, we expect to enjoy summer waters for another two to three months. Summer still has a grip on us and many of us will continue … Continue reading

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Beach Day or Pool Day?

We are at the middle of August and here on the North Carolina coast we are expecting a stellar beach week. Certainly the number of visitors already here will increase just with the pressure of this being the last week before school starts in … Continue reading

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We Enjoy Our Warmth

Where you live and the weather you enjoy or endure becomes a very personal thing. Some people never get to pick where they live. Personal circumstance dictates where home is. My wife and I have tried several places and have … Continue reading

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Summer Boating

It really does not take much to get most locals here on the water and it takes a lot of wind to keep them off the water. Most us living along the sounds and big rivers like the White Oak try … Continue reading

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Walking The Point

You have made it to the beach and gotten plenty of sand between your toes. but could life at the beach be more than roasting in the sun?   Is there a hidden corner of the beach that you could explore?  There is a remarkable, ever changing … Continue reading

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Saturday Kayaking On The White Oak

I consider myself very lucky. My kayak is usually within 15 feet of the water. Going kayaking on a Saturday morning is something that I can do with little planning and not much more effort than the paddling. For years … Continue reading

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Hurricane Arthur Visits The Crystal Coast

It would not be unusual to say that the Crystal Coast of North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks owes its economic health to visitors. Yet even here we get a visitor once in a while whose timing is a little off, … Continue reading

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Beaches and So Much More

Finding sea oats just getting ready to hit their summer stride confirms that we are in beach season. We all have different images of our own person coastal paradise. What we see in our mind’s eye has been molded by … Continue reading

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Waves on the Beach

Walking along the beach is one of my top five favorite things to do. It is easy to think of reasons why this is the case. First, here on the Crystal Coast, walking the beach is a great way to … Continue reading

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A Beach Evening

You are more likely to walk outside and feel a beach evening than you are to know that it is outside waiting for you. A beach evening is more about the air and breeze than it is about how it … Continue reading

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