05/9/11

Climbing the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

The iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is a favorite stop for visitors and locals alike. If you have not had the chance to climb the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, this video from The Coastal Studies Institute offers a fun and informative glimpse into the big climb and beautiful, breathtaking view from the top!

Climbing the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse from UNC-CSI on Vimeo.


05/4/10

Spring kiteboarding on Hatteras Island

Ever try kiteboarding on Hatteras Island? Tom of Toesides Watersports gives an amazing demonstration of how it’s done, and makes it look easy. For kiteboarding lessons, visit http://toesides.com, and for Hatteras Island accommodations, visit www.surforsound.com or call (800) 237-1138.


04/7/10

Video blog of dolphin on Hatteras Island

The above video was taken on board an inshore charter trip on the Got ‘Em charter boat on April 3rd. While cruising along Hatteras Island, a dozen dolphin approached, diving underneath and skimming the sides of the boat, and saying “hello” to the passengers on board. Video provided by Surf or Sound Realty.


02/4/10

Video guide to Hatteras Island water sports

Dreaming of ways to have fun during your upcoming Hatteras Island vacation? There are plenty of adventures waiting in the Atlantic Ocean and Pamlico Sound, from kiteboarding and surfing to kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. Discover the amazing world of Hatteras Island water sports on your next Surf or Sound Realty vacation.


02/1/10

Buxton Local carving out a name for himself in national surfing contest

Hatteras Island is buzzing about 20-year-old Buxton resident Brett Barley, a local surfer who is making pretty big waves in the surfing world. Currently competing in the Volcom Pipeline Pro contest that is being held in O’ahu, Hawaii’s North Shore, Narley has advanced through three heats to earn a spot in the semifinals.

The third round, fourth round and quarterfinals were completed yesterday in treacherous wave-face heights of 15 to 25 feet at the Banzai Pipeline. Continue reading


01/15/10

Nights in Rodanthe Movie house getting closer to move

The group of spectators keeps growing as Serendipity, the home featured in the movie Nights in Rodanthe, gets closer to being moved.


01/15/10

Last minute preparations for Serendipity move

Last minute preparations happen in front of a small but excited crowd. The pilings are being cut away from Serendipity, which is scheduled to be “on the road” and start moving at 2:00 p.m.