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48th St. Watersports

Address: 4701 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone Number: 410-524-9150
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Ranked #3 of 63 things to do in Ocean City
Type: Sports camps & clinics, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: We are the #1 stand up paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking, and windsurfing place in Ocean City, MD...
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Type: Sports camps & clinics, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: We are the #1 stand up paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking, and windsurfing place in Ocean City, MD. With over 30 years of experience, we are the best of what we do. Come and join us for a great experience. We offer Sunset paddles, Eco-tours, lessons, and rentals. Fun for the whole family!

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Bernville
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The picture that is posted is clearly not from this establishment as Maryland does not have palm trees. Don't let the picture decieve. you.

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radbayone, Owner at 48th St. Watersports, responded to this review

Hi, first I want to thank you for your review. I just wish you would had actually visited our business before you reviewed. Palm trees are not local to this area, but we spend $4000 a year to truck in tropical flowers and palm trees to create a tropical setting for the esthetic. Much like the surrounding business that have... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My first time trying this out. It was a very positive experience. Quick and thorough lesson gets you up and paddling in no time. Water is very shallow (up to the hips, approximately) so it is very safe and stress free. Want to try out the sailboats next season. Also, prices were very reasonable and staff was super nice. 5... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

48th Street Water Sports LOCATION ** On the Bay, at 48th Street ** Behind Princess Bayside Beach Hotel ** In order to get here, you have to walk under the Princess Bayside Beach Hotel Parking Lot ** You can park your car in the parking garage without getting ticketed or towed ACTIVITIES ** Paddle Boat ** Paddle Board ** Kayak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We went to 48th Street WaterSports for our first time sailing experience and had an amazing time. from the moment we walked to the time we were finished, nothing but positive, professional staff. The boat was awesome and the instructor was great. He taught us everything we needed to know and even stayed out with us longer than he was... More 

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Ocean City, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Friendly staff and great prices for all non powered water sports. The staff was component and very helpful. Many options for rent such as paddleboards, sail boards and kayaks. A great way for the family to spend time on the bay.

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Durham, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our family of four decided we should try stand up paddle boarding and could not have had a better experience than we did with 48th St Watersports. We received good instruction on the beach, had nice equipment to use for our hour rental, and the route for our paddle was great, along the edge of the bay paddling north up... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to rent kayaks for an afternoon and found this place. Convenient location, plenty of parking, and a helpful staff. They gave a a rout to take that would take the full hour and they were right,

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Painter, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had a great time at 48th Street Watersports. Beautiful location on a bay beach. We enjoyed standing out on the bay on the Paddle Boards. My daughters were taught to windsurf and loved it. We kayaked into a Marsh area and were able to get close to an egret and watch it fish. The staff are great and provide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great experience! We went to the 67th St. location, I had made reservations that morning, and was not at all disappointed. Brooks was very informative, and attentive. He gave us a quick lesson on land and then helped us get going on the water. You can tell he has been doing it a long time. I was extremely impressed and... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were in town for Sand Duels which is a busy weekend in OC with high schools senior weeks also in town. While everything else in OC is packed with people there is still something you can do without feeling like your in a downtown city and more like a beach should be. Spend a lazy 2 hours paddling around... More 

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