Hatteras Island will be a stop at the first annual American Windsurfing Tour. The tour will start at the Waddell Creek beach just south of San Francisco in May. Next stop will be in Southern Oregon in June followed by Punta San Carlos on Mexico’s Baja peninsula in July or August. Hatteras Island is the next stop with Hatteras Wave Jam in September. The tour will finish off in October in Maui at Ho’okipa Beach Park.
Dare County and Hatteras Island Babe Ruth Baseball will host a ceremony on Saturday, April 17 at 1 p.m. to dedicate the ball field in Buxton to Maurice Lennon “Dick” Burrus. All are invited to attend.
Burrus, born in Hatteras Village in 1898, was a local baseball player who played in the major leagues. He and his parents, Captain Ethelbert Dozier Burrus and Achsah Williams Burrus, lived in a home on the Slash behind Hatteras Methodist Church. Continue reading
The Outer Banks is known for its wild landscape and miles of water, so it’s no surprise that kayaking enthusiasts love heading to Hatteras Island for some of the best paddling in North Carolina. Whether you’re taking a guided sunset tour through the Pamlico Sound, or attacking the Atlantic waves in an ocean kayak, there are plenty of kayaking rentals and tour companies, and beautiful saltwater locales to get you paddle wet. Continue reading