Category Archives: Boating

September Summer Beach Days

Late September is a time of anticipation here along the beaches of North Carolina. We know that the odds are in our favor. It is likely the next eight to ten weeks will bring us some exceptional weather that is … Continue reading

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A Return to the Beach

Summer is ever so gradually sliding away from the North Carolina beach. It is not that the weather has changed that much. Actually we have had some of the hottest weather of the season in late August and early September … Continue reading

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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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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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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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At Home On The Oyster Rocks

We humans often look at natural obstacles as something to remove. We cut down forests, blast roads up the sides of mountains and somehow think we can bend nature to our will. I even have a neighbor who thinks that … Continue reading

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Standing In The Surf

There is no better cure for a long winter that standing in the surf and flinging some metal out into the water in hopes of catching a fish. As summer has finally appeared on the horizon, spending time at the … Continue reading

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Late Spring Crystal Coast Magic

We are finally beyond the reluctant part of spring 2014.  Now we are enjoying those precious days here on the Crystal Coast when we can live with the windows open. The spring windows-open season does not last as long as the one … Continue reading

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Rescued By The Blue Skies & Waters

Spring does not usually come grudgingly to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Life and the weather here in Carteret County are usually tempered by the waters of Bogue Sound and the White Oak River.  While cool days are not unusual, we often … Continue reading

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