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Address: 106 Yacht Basin Drive, Southport, NC 28461
Phone Number: +1 910-454-4479
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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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Great Lesson & day on the water

The Pryors did a great job showing us the ropes - ehhem 'lines' - learning how to sail. Their teaching style is perfect for all levels and really helped us honeymooners get our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 30, 2016
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

The Pryors did a great job showing us the ropes - ehhem 'lines' - learning how to sail. Their teaching style is perfect for all levels and really helped us honeymooners get our feet wet. Thanks for the great day on the water!

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

We always enjoy helping folks learn the joy of sailing. After nearly 50 years of sailing with my husband, I can testify that if you can work out your relationship with your partner on a boat, you have a great foundation for a successful marriage. More 

Morgantown, WV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

My family and I had the good fortune to sail with the Pryors on a sunset tour of Southport. Our adventure was enhanced by a beautiful evening and a slight wind which made for smooth sailing. We got a close view of Battery Island and the beautiful Ibis which nest there and two ships came by which made for exhilarating... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

I took my family out for a sunset sail with the Pryors. Everyone had a great time. Their boat is just the right size so that one can feel acquainted with the rigging and the water, unlike larger boats that sometimes create a distance between passenger and the deep blue sea. As a kayak paddler, I'm glad to be close... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

Had a great time on a sunset cruise with Captains Carolyn and Dave. The Carolina Breeze is a fun boat and very responsive. Cruised at 6 - 8 knots up the Cape Fear River, back close to Battery Island where thousands of Ibis were nesting. Then along the Inter-coastal. Captain Dave let each of us steer for a bit. Looking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Enjoyed a lovely sunset sail on a perfect Southport evening. Captains Carolyn and Dave Pryor are highly skilled sailors and the Carolina Breeze is the perfect sailboat for local waters

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

We have options to sail on the Cape Fear River, the Intracoastal Waterway, along Bald Head Island and out to the ocean, or along the coast of Oak Island, depending on wind strength and direction and current. So glad this sunset sail worked out perfectly! More 

Barhamsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had our first anniversary and went sailing with Dave Pryor and crew. Had a fun time and learned lot! We were married a year ago by his wife Carolyn Pryor on the beach and had a wonderful ceremony, right then we decided for our anniversary we would go sailing with them. So for all you married couples if you... More 

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

Wish I could have been there with you! I heard from my husband that you had a glorious Sunset Cruise. More 

Dublin, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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