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Address: 106 Yacht Basin Drive, Southport, NC 28461
Phone Number: 910-454-4479
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Description: Priority Sailing provides custom tours, cruises and sailing lessons on the...
Priority Sailing provides custom tours, cruises and sailing lessons on the Carolina Breeze, a 26' sailboat docked in Southport's Old Yacht Basin. Romantic, adventurous, fun and informative trips can be scheduled year round, weather permitting. Captains Carolyn and Dave Pryor are highly qualified sailors and instructors. Learn about local history, culture, and local wildlife while you sail.
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A highlight of our trip to Southport. We are very grateful for the wonderful guidance of Dave and his lovely wife. Our ten year old and 15 year old loved every moment of this boat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Dublin, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very nice experience! wonderful hosts and a really nice night! I wouldn't have more than 4 guests - it would be too crowded. wear comfortable clothing and shoes you can "come about" in!!

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Bristol, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A highlight of our trip to Southport. We are very grateful for the wonderful guidance of Dave and his lovely wife. Our ten year old and 15 year old loved every moment of this boat ride and really enjoyed getting to help sail. We will be returning for another trip the next time we are in Southport.

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Carolyn P, Owner at Priority Sailing, responded to this review

We always enjoy getting acquainted with visitors to the area, and sharing what we love about sailing and living in Southport. Each sail is a new adventure. We do hope you will come back and sail with us again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

In October, my wife and I made weekend trip to Southport where we stayed in nice Bed and Breakfast and while there we took our first sailing lesson with Priority Sailing. It was a wonderful experience. Dave and Carolyn were very warm and friendly. We enjoyed every minute of the experience with them and plan to return soon. Ralph and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

IF YOU ARE IN SOUTHPORT YOU MUST DO PRIORITY SAILING!!!! We sailed with Carolyn and 2 students on a beautiful day! First of all, the weather had not cooperated in the days before our sail and Carolyn was great to work around that and sail on another day. She was great to work with from the time we booked all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We sailed with Carolyn and Dave for a nice evening cruise. My stepdaughter and husband got to get involved with helping and steering. What a wonderful experience and I highly recommend this to people looking to do something not touristy and unique.

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Trinity, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My husband and I had our vows renewed on Oak Island. Carolyn performed the ceremony. Her husband Dave, was nice enough to offer to take pictures for us! The ceremony was beautiful, it was far beyond our expectations. We are so happy that we chose them to be a part of our special day! HIGHLY RECOMMEDED!

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Thank you for taking time to write your review. Performing ceremonies for families like yours is a joy and privilege for us. More 

Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

My husband and I have recently moved to Southport, NC. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to spend a Sunday afternoon sailing with Captains Dave and Carolyn Pryor on the Carolina Gale. We learned so much about Southport and its history as we sailed. We loved the afternoon and look forward to another sail with them. We would highly... More 

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WILMINGTON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My daughter and new son-in-law came from the north for a visit and he wanted to learn to sail...what an in depth lesson he got from Capt Dave and Tom....sailing is their passion and it shows.....he learned so much..hands on training...it was an evening cruise...scenery lovely, sunset breathtaking ...snacks and drinks were complimentary....it was the highlight of our Southport visit!... More 

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Raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

My wife sailed some years ago when she lived near a lake. The wind and water are still in her blood so she researched sailing cruises during our Southport, NC vacation. She found Priority Sailing and after speaking with Carolyn we knew we were in for something special. Weather cooperated and we sailed out to Bald Head while learning about... More 

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St James, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My wife and I took a romantic sunset cruise with Priority Sailing and found the trip super and a great introduction to Southport ! We concluded the cruise with a champagne toast and felt thrilled with the captain and crew !

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