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Event Series Event Series: Wind and Waves Maritime Festival

Wind and Waves Maritime Festival

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Wind n Waves Maritime Sailing Festival is a weekend jam packed full of fun on Hatteras Island. Schedule for the weekend’s events is fun for the whole family starting Friday, June 7th at 6pm with Pamlico Deli’s Beach Party Bonfire with live acoustic music and ghost crabbing contest at the oceanside stage. Saturday Festivities start at 12 noon with the Maritime Arts & Crafts Market and a full line up of activities on Four Stages:

  • Maritime Market Main Stage: Live Music, Oyster Shucking, and an exciting line up of speakers including Keeper James, Scott Dawson, and Tyler from Kinnakeet Oysters – surrounded on all sides by our local Maritime Arts & Crafts Market featuring local Outer Banks vendors and artists.
  • Soundfront Water Stage: Get to know Hatteras Sailing and join in for Sailboat Racing, Hobie Cat lessons and rides, build your own boat contest, Paper boat races, Learn To Sail chalk talks, demo sails, boat tours and more.
  • Oceanfront Water Stage: Beachside Bonfire, Pamlico Deli barbecue, Hukilau Surf Camp, Learn to Surf Fish with Bill Crawford, Hobie Cat Surf Sailing, and a Sunrise Worship Service.
  • Poolside Bar: Outer Banks Boil, Bottomless Pints, &  Live Music featuring The Carolina Sweaters on Saturday Evening.

Enjoy the following activities:

  • Maritime Market
  • Speaker Series
  • Live Music
  • Build Your Own Boat Races
  • Seafood Boil
  • Beach Bonfire
  • T-Shirts & Other Swag
  • Youth Sailing Awards Ceremony

Regional youth sailors will be sailing Saturday and Sunday morning in sailboat races as they compete in the regatta portion of the festival. Sailors can get tickets on


June 7
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm


Cape Hatteras/Outer Banks KOA Resort
25099 NC Hwy 12
Rodanthe, NC 27968 United States
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