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Open Manteo store: check

The little town of Manteo took a beating during Hurricane Irene. Nearly the whole historic downtown area — including our store on Queen Elizabeth Street — was bombarded by four feet of water in the storm’s aftermath. That’s the bad news. The good news: we reopened our store at 9:00 this morning. So, take that, Irene.


Our adventure operations in Manteo are up and running. Book your parasailing, kayak tour, or kayak rental today! 877.359.8447.

From four feet of water to open for business! Now, that’s what we call teamwork. Way to go, Kitty Hawk Kites crew.

And September’s First Friday kicks off tonight. Come out and support the post-storm revival of the little town that could.

Originally posted on Sept. 2, 2011. Updated on Jan. 23, 2020.

Back in business…

Its’ been a rough couple of days here on the Outer Banks, but the storm has passed, the power’s back on for most on the Northern beaches, and we’re ready to do what the Outer Banks does best: welcome and entertain our guests.

Our stores in Nags Head, Duck, and Corolla are up and running! Click here for more information and locations and contact info.

Unfortunately, our stores along the Southern beaches are still unreachable due to breaches in Hwy. 12. Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends and colleagues on Hatteras Island.

We are currently accepting reservations for: hang gliding, kiteboarding, air tours, surf lessons, jet skis, kayak tours, dolphin watch tours, parasailing, wakeboarding, and sailing cruises. For times and reservations, give us a call: 877.FLY.THIS.

We appreciate the many well wishes and good thoughts that have been sent our way. Keep the good thoughts coming for our friends on the Southern Beaches.

Great Sounds on the Sound: Hatteras Island Surf Film Festival

Looking for a great family event on the Outer Banks this weekend? Well, look no further. The Hatteras Island Surf Film Festival kicks off this Saturday, August 20th 2011, at 4:00 at Waves Village Resort in Rodanthe (milepost 40). We’ve got great sounds ON THE sound, including: The Jesse Hines Band, The Delimiters, and The Rubber Pants Band.

At 8:30, there’ll be special screenings of some great surf films shown on the giant Kitty Hawk Kites inflatable big screen. As an added bonus, there’ll also be a special slideshow by photographer Mickey McCarthy.

Best of all, IT’S COMPLETELY FREE and FAMILY-FRIENDLY. Make plans to enjoy a pre- or post-show dinner at Good Winds Seafood and Wine Bar.

Spread the word, and we’ll see you there!

Originally posted on Aug. 18, 2011. Updated on Jan. 23, 2020.