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Address: 1314 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
Phone Number: 252-261-2900
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Description: Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports is the premier sailing and watersports...
Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports is the premier sailing and watersports destination on the Outer Banks. Nor'Banks features Sailing (rentals, lessons, youth camps), Waverunners (New Fleet for 2013), Parasailing (Pevo and Katie), Stand Up Paddleboarding (lesson, clinics and events), kayaking, tubing/wake boarding/water skiing trips and all at a gorgeous location with ample parking, bus parking, restrooms, showers, large grassy lawn and a 200 foot pier.
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Finest rental company I've ever run across

Nor'Banks is simply the best run rental company I've ever seen. The staff is friendly and calmly attentive. All the equipment is maintained in excellent condition. The facility is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Suffolk, Virginia
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I wish I had called ahead of time to find out how far we could go on the kayaks prior to arriving. Had I done so, we would not have bothered. We were hoping to get to explore the sound, but you are confined to an area that is about a football field in length with views of mainly houses.... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Nor'Banks is simply the best run rental company I've ever seen. The staff is friendly and calmly attentive. All the equipment is maintained in excellent condition. The facility is perfectly suited to the activities. And for sailing their rental boats, the location is excellent, so easy to get in and out ... and terrific sailing conditions. While we were there,... More 

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Rosendale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Our group of 3 families rented jet skis and paddlboards from Nor'bank Watersports. Everything from beginning to end was amazing. 110% satisfied customers. The staff were friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable and focused on their jobs. The best example of "customer service" I have encountered in quite some time. Will recommend to others who vacation here.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We (adult and teen) went on a parasailing excursion at Nor'Banks Sailing and had a blast. The crew members (Jaimie and Ken) were very accommodating to all the different comfort levels of the group we had and all the other families had a good time as well. They explained all procedures and took our safety seriously. I would DEFINITELY go... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a great company with laid-back employees. We called ahead to reserve some paddle boards and glad we reserve the first hour they were open so they got busy later. The people were really nice and laid-back and friendly. We got quick but helpful instructions on how to use the paddle boards. We had so much fun and it... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I booked parasailing for 2 teens at Norbanks after having a reservation cancelled - undferstandably fior boat inspections - at a rival company but then funding my attempt to rebook botched by an incompetent giggling young employee. Norbanks is, by contrast, run by responsible grown ups who politely and efficiently helped me. My kids had a lot if fun and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Six friends, all women over 60, went out with captain Jamie and crewman Ken and had a blast! The banter of the crew, the ease and beauty of the parasailing experience, the gorgeous views from 1200 feet out were highlights of our trip. The humor of both the crew and the passengers relaxed any misgivings that some of my friends... More 

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Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Took my nephew and some friends Parasailing (with their parents), and they had a great time Parasailing. The staff were great at making sure the safety info was provided and the kids were secure in their harnesses for the sail! I had such a great time & I was just an observer in the boat. They know how to help... More 

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Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had a great time during our Wave Runner rental here. Everything was explained clearly and in an organized fashion. We will be back next year!

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Dover, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had a great parasailing experience. The staff is really awesome great sense of humor. Had a lot of fun and laughs with the crew (Jamie) and not sure of other gentlemans name. They wee the best tho. Give it a try you'll live it

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