Above and Beyond: 4 Important Parasailing Safety Tips

June 1, 2024 | Nags Head

If you’re planning a summer vacation to the Outer Banks, you’ll find a coastal haven where the sky meets the sea. At Kitty Hawk Watersports, we suggest experiencing the area’s beauty in the most thrilling ways: flying high while parasailing. We’re all about offering the opportunity for adventure in a safe and memorable way. If you’re drawn to the clear skies, let’s look at these four basic parasailing safety tips as your first step toward a panoramic view of the Nags Head area.

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4 Kayaking Tips for Your Next Outer Banks Family Vacation

April 23, 2024 | Kayak Rental

There’s nothing quite as exciting as embarking on a memorable water sport adventure in the serene environment of the famous Outer Banks coastline. If you’re planning a vacation to the area and hope to spend your days exploring the water in a kayak, Kitty Hawk Watersports is here to help with your water sport rental. But before you dip your toes in our crystal-clear waters, let’s dive into the basics of kayaking and what you should know before your excursion.

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Sun, Sand, and Stress-Free: A Helpful Beach Vacation Checklist

February 14, 2024 | Beach Equipment Rental

When planning a Nags Head beach vacation, there’s a lot to consider, especially if you have a family in tow. Above all, you want to be able to make memories in the sand and sun without stress. Kitty Hawk Watersports has provided beach-going families with watersports and beach equipment rentals, so we have a good handle on what you need to bring with you for a successful beach vacation. Here’s a quick guide on what to pack, insider tips for going to the beach, and more.

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Visit Outer Banks: Jump Start Your Summer Vacation Planning 

December 20, 2023 | Jet Ski Tour

If you’re looking ahead and planning your summer vacation to the Outer Banks, you’re probably sifting through a lot of information from all over the internet. There’s a reason for that. The area is perfect for families to explore while never running out of things to do. At Kitty Hawk Watersports, we’re here to jumpstart your vacation planning with ideas on how to make the most of your upcoming trip. Although we’re known for our watersports rentals, we also know the area like the back of our hand. Here are our top suggestions for your next Outer Banks vacation.

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Stay Afloat: Essential Safety Tips for Your SUP Rental Adventure

October 27, 2023 | Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is a prime destination for watersports enthusiasts, and stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has become a beloved pastime of visitors. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, mastering the art of balance, paddling, and getting back on your board after a tumble is essential for a safe and enjoyable SUP adventure. Do you need a crash course in SUP safety maneuvers? The team at Kitty Hawk Watersports is here to help. Here are some invaluable safety tips for your Outer Banks SUP rental experience

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How to Prepare for Your Parasailing Adventure

February 13, 2023 | Outer Banks

If you are traveling to the Outer Banks, North Carolina, for your next vacation, you finally have a chance to mark parasailing off your bucket list. Whether you are planning to take to the skies solo or with friends and family, with Kitty Hawk Watersports, it’s an experience you’ll never forget. Here are a few tips to plan for your parasailing adventure. 

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5 Things to Do in the Outer Banks on Vacation

June 18, 2022 | Banana Boat Tour

The Outer Banks is not a place where Kooks and Pogues battle class wars and hunt for treasure. In fact, the show “Outer Banks” isn’t even filmed in the Outer Banks. Still, it piqued curiosity and increased travel to the area. Kitty Hawk Watersports welcomes all visitors and wants you to experience everything it offers. In fact, there are so many things to do in the Outer Banks that we had to limit our list to five. 

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Kitty Hawk Watersports Improvements for the 2022 Outer Banks Season

February 27, 2022 | Jet Ski Rental

I’ve been in the watersports business since 1997. Therefore, I’m accustomed to walking in the water, helping customers get on a jet ski, floating the jet ski to the beach for fueling, etc. I often forget how simple our set-up is until I hear a customer say, “We have to walk in the water to get to our jet-ski?” Then I remember that, in some ways, our Kitty Hawk Watersports operations aren’t much different than those in a Third World country. Consequently, we decided to make some changes for the 2022 Outer Banks season, which I’m excited to share here. 

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A Kitty Hawk Boat, a Storm, and a Good Neighbor

December 27, 2021 | Jet Ski Tour

Have you ever found something you didn’t even know was lost? Have you ever benefitted from the kindness of a stranger in a meaningful way? When a good neighbor and samaritan found his Kitty Hawk boat, Kitty Hawk Watersports owner, John Van Lunen, experienced this. Keep reading to discover more about this feel-good story and the great people of Outer Banks. 

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