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Sailing

RELAX. UNWIND. REFRESH.

NEW THIS SEASON – BASIC KEEL BOAT SAILING

Learn aboard our fleet of J/22s
Our Basic Keel Boat Sailing School offers an introduction to sailing in the waters surrounding Wrightsville Beach, NC.
Individualized instruction aboard J/22s is conveniently offered from our Soundside docks.
Women’s, Men’s & Mixed Sessions, Ages 13 and up.
Instruction for beginner to advanced sailors.

Morning & Afternoon Sessions
10:30am – 12:30pm; and 4:30 – 6:30pm
1 1/2 – 2 hour sail – $85pp
Maximum of 3 people per boat

Two-Day Keel Boat Sailing Course
2 days, 5 hours day – $450

What you’ll learn:
Nautical terminology
Sailing theory
Basic knots
How to properly rig a sailboat
Departing and returning to a dock under sail
Basic maneuvers of a sailboat
Points of sail
Sail trim
Right of way rules
Introductory navigation

Successful completion of our course will prepare you to Skipper and Crew small Keel Boats

HOBIE WAVE

Enjoy sailing beautiful Banks Channel and the surrounding waterways. Sightings of dolphins and coastal birds are commonplace among beautiful salt water marshes. The 14’ Hobie Wave is an excellent sailing boat to learn aboard: stable, single sail, and ideal for the shallow waters of our sound. Responsive yet forgiving….and very fast.

Additional Information

1 hour introduction to sailing
1 person $90, 2-3 People $120

Sailing Rentals
1-4 passengers / 1 hr $60 / 2 hr $100

Sailing Reservations

910.344.2502
concierge@blockade-runner.com

SAILING CHARTERS

Hailing from the Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Allana and her crew have years of experience with the wind in their sails and discovering new adventures. This Freedom 44’ Cat Ketch, has been extensively sailed in the Carribbean, Bermuda and Nova Scotia. With only 6 passengers aboard, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy an exclusive sailing experience. Often, dolphins, turtles, pelicans and more will be part of your adventure. Whether you come alone, as a couple or as a group, the experience on this sailing outing will be memorable and personal. Be sure not to forget your camera as photo opportunities will be everywhere!

Mid Day Sail

1-3p (approx. 1 1/2 – 2 1/2 hrs) / dependent upon tides and winds
$75pp resort guests; $85pp general public / minimum 2 guests
offered daily
includes water & soft drinks

Evening Sail

5-7:30p (approx. 2 1/2 hrs) / minimum 2 guests
$90pp resort guests; $100pp general public
includes water & soft drinks
you may BYOB wine or beer
offered daily, except for Wednesdays

Private Charters

2 hrs $450*
3 hrs $550*
4 hrs $650*
Reservations required 24 hours in advance of your cruise.
* Our charter rates include: up to six passengers, licensed captain and crew, dishes, utensils, soft drinks, and water

Private Sailing Lesson

Experience not required. Bring your sense of adventure! Covers basic steering, sail trim, wind theory, and rules of the road.
Priced as private charters

Additional Information

Reservations are required. See the resort Concierge details.
Kids under 12 years must be accompanied by parent and wear a life jacket.

Things to bring aboard…..
Sunblock, camera, personal snacks.

Sailing Reservations

910.344.2502
concierge@blockade-runner.com

PACKAGES

Special Deals and Packages

DINING

Dining at Blockade Runner

ADVENTURES

Coastal Adventures

RESERVATIONS

Reservations

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“The staff was amazing!! Everyone is so helpful and friendly, the resort itself is simply beautiful.. we had an wonderful time…”

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