420s Will Sail on Sunday Each of the three weather forecasting models that we use here on Hatteras line up and predict the wind to be decreasing for sailing on Sunday. Phillips family is planning to head to the sailing center Saturday afternoon to begin clean up and prep for regatta sailing on Sunday. If […]
The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning and a Storm Surge Watch for all areas of the Outer Banks due to the expected impacts from an area of low pressure off the southeastern coast of the U.S. This developing system—which is currently identified as Potential Tropical Cyclone 16 by the National Hurricane Center, and which could […]
Sep-19 08:30 am: A Weather Update from PRO, Jay Phillips At the moment, there is no low pressure system off of Florida or North of the Bahamas. While there are some pretty ugly forecasts for the weekend, they are regarding storms that do not exist yet and are very speculative. There is a very good […]
Outer Banks Youth Can NowParticipate in the South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association (SAISA)’s High School Sailing Series 23/24 High School Sailing: Hatteras Community Sailing is organizing and coaching the 23/34 Outer Banks High School Sailing. Join us at the Kickoff Meeting 6pm Friday September 8th Nags Head Fishing Pier. Sailors can hang out on the beach, go surfing, […]
Hatteras Sailing is hosting a USODA Horizon Training Clinic this September for Local Junior Sailors Hatteras Community Sailing is hosting a USODA Horizon Clinic for local and regional sailors September 21-22, 2023. The USODA is the United States Optimist Development Association and the governing body of youth sailing for sailors from 8-15 years old sailing […]
Coaches and Sailors from Hatteras Sailing travel to Kill Devil Hills to coach the 2023 Colington Yacht Club Junior’s Week Clinic Jay and Meg Phillips spent last week coaching Outer Banks Youth during the 2023 Colington Yacht Club Junior’s Week. The clinic lasted all day for five days. Eight kids from 8-12 years old learned […]
Optimist: All Divisions Name Home Club Sail Number Opti Division R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 Total Net Final Rank Seaton Hawpe Hatteras Community Sailing 16454 Green Beau Phillips Hatteras Community Sailing 10677 Green Carley Flora Hampton Yacht Club Green Marion Smith Edgartown Yacht Club 13065 Blue ______ Martyak Hampton Yacht Club Mason […]
Beginner Optimist Camp Orientation Goals The goal of the 5-Day Beginner Optimist Camp is to have fun and learn basic boat handling skills in light to moderate conditions. By the end of the week sailors should be able to sail an upwind Figure-8 course and a shallow triangle. Excellent performance would be completing a windward […]
This past week, Seaton Hawpe (11) and Beau Phillips (9) sailed in the 2023 USODA Optimist Nationals Regatta. In youth sailing, the Optimist Sailboat is the international standard sailboat for 8-15 year old sailors. The Optimist is used worldwide for youth sailing education and competition. Optimist Sailors are divided into four fleets based on experience […]
Seaton Hawpe (11) and Beau Phillips (9) will sail the 2023 Optimist National Championship Regatta Two sailors from the Hatteras Community Sailing race team, Beau Phillips (age 9) and Seaton Hawpe (age 11) will compete in the 2023 Simmons Boatworks Optimist US National Championship hosted by Hampton Yacht Club in Virginia from June 30 – […]
2023 Regattas Chartering Club Boats for Regattas Travel regattas are optional to all sailors. 420 Race Team partnerships will be managed at the sole discretion of the coaches. Club boats are reserved for HCS race teams and members for all regattas. There is no fee for chartering an HCS club boat for local or travel […]
How To Get Involved In Sailing All ages and skill levels are welcome at Hatteras Sailing Regardless of age, you are invited to get involved with our Community Sailing Organization, Hatteras Sailing. The best way to jump in is to start learning to sail in a sailing camps or adult training sessions. These camps and […]
Challenges with weather aside, the 2023 Wind N’ Waves Regatta was a fun event for organizers and sailors. We are greatful to the KOA Rodanthe for hosting our event and looking forward to the upcoming Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Regatta on Sep 22-24, 2023. highlights were racing on saturday, the hot tub and pool, and the […]
Our first group of Hatteras Island residents starteed learning to sail just six weeks ago. This afternoon, they put together what they’ve learned, went out on the water, and had a blast sailing against each other in a sporty scrimmage. This was the first match race scrimmage we’ve organized with our new one design Flying […]
Roll Tack Practice & Homework What happens during a race if my tacking technique is not as good as the sailor just behind me in a race? Learn the proper steps and posture for a roll tack. Watch yourself tack. Watch YouTube Videos on proper roll tack posture. Learn from comparing with a textbook roll […]
Apply Now For A Sailing Scholarship If you want to participate in sailing, and would like to earn a tuition scholarship for camp, regatta bundle registration, or regular sailing practice – please apply here. How do we select recipients? Scholarships are awarded on the recommendation of the program director and approved by the board. Program […]
Congratulations to Hatteras Community Sailing Special Thanks to Gerry Linder Back in 2020 when Jay Phillips and a group of other parents launched Hatteras Community sailing, we initiated the non-profit status through the EZ Form. In true DIY fashion, Jay completed the short form answering the questions honestly, but also having very little idea how […]
2023 Wind n’ Waves Regatta Boat Builder’s Challenge In Fall 2022, we did a trial run of the home made boat building challenge. The kids who participated really enjoyed the challenge and had so much fun with the racing and awards. Back by absolute demand…my kids are almost more excited about this than the actual […]
Thank you to our sponsors for a safe and clean new bathhouse! Without our sponsors coming together, this would not be a reality for our sailing center. Please join me in thanking them! Given the state of the building at the Sailing Center, it was our goal over the winter 2022 to find a way […]
Text us to claim items. It’s gonna have to be on the honor system. 🙂 I really don’t have a great way to verify the owner of the items. Thank you all, Meg Phillips
$250 Cash Prize to the winner! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math can all come together for Hatteras Islanders this September in the form of a Homemade Boat Race ! Any age can enjoy the challenge, but the bigger and heavier the competitor, the harder the challenge naturally becomes! Do you have what it takes to […]
Event Gallery UPDATE (Posted Fri, Jul 22, 9am) Due To High Wind Prediction, Summer Scrimmage is Moved to Sunday Afternoon at The Sailing Center LOCATION: Hatteras Sailing Center TIME: 1pm – 4pm Please meet at the Sailing Center at 1pm. We will sail multihulls to the scrimmage arena and watch our kids sail around the […]
Effective July 23rd, Coach Mak has resigned to pursue other opportunities. While we are all sad to see her go, we wish her all the best in her next endeavor. Summer and Fall sailing programs will continue as planned. There are no changes to the regatta or practice schedule at this time. Hatteras Sailing is […]
Letter from our leadership and coaches As we kick off the 2022 summer, I want to review some things to set us all up for success. The first thing is what you can do as a parent to support your kid. Show up and be on time. I know it’s easier said than done; however, […]
Learning is a progression, and sailors learn more than just sailing. Thanks so much for registering your kids for Summer Sailing! Hatteras Sailing Coaches and organizers are committed to a fun and effective teaching method using the latest and best from US SAILING. Learning to sail in steps and stages There is a logical and […]
Chaperone Needed WHAT: Chaperone for tent camping at Fishing Bay Regatta WHERE: 1525 Fishing Bay Rd, Deltaville, VA 23043 WHEN: June 24th, 25th Our sailors get just two opportunities to compete at the Fishing Bay Yacht Club each year — once in June and once in August. That is a big deal for our club […]
Cape Explorer Camp will be held at the shipwreck museum on Tuesday 6/14 9-1. We will hike the shoreline and see the wrecks then we will make our way back and explore the museum. We will meet outside the museum at 9. Please make sure the kids have appropriate footwear for hiking, water, lunch, and […]
Starting out the season with a club tradition – sailing to Canadian Hole Party starts at 2pm and goes until….but if you sail your own boat you MUST sail it back to the club! Some of the club members, parents, and kids will drive to the beach and set up tents, snacks, music, and fun. […]
We are so excited it’s finally time to start our summer programs! To kick off this week, we will be getting swim tests checked off. This is vital for us to feel confident having the kids around the water. We will be doing our swim test at the Kinnakeet Shores Pool in Avon. So, this […]
420 Team Program Coaches: Head coach is Coach Mak assisted by Coach Ian Ready to Race! 420 race team is for our kids who have been sailing in opti and are now too big and are ready to move up boat sizes. Or for our older kids who are new to sailing. Each Monday will […]
Opti Race Team Program Coaches: Head coach is Coach Mak assisted by Coach Ian Ready to Race! Opti race team is for our kids that can sail confidently solo, sail a close-hauled course, and are ready to take their sailing to the next level. Each Wednesday will have a specific focus that we will build […]
1st Annual Wind and Waves One Design Regatta organized by Hatteras Community Sailing and hosted at Frisco Woods Campground on May 13- 15th 2022!
Summer Racing Schedule is finalized! If you are not signed up…better get on it today please!!! We are trying to prepare attendance roles, etc. Thank you. Gonna be the best summer of sailing ever with our new coaches, jam packed schedule, and fun planned for the whole family, there has never been a better time […]
2022 Youth Sailing and Nature Summer Programs by Hatteras Community Sailing! Designed for Weekly Vacationers The Cape Explorer Camp Program runs on a weekly basis from Memorial Day to Labor Day every Summer from Buxton North Carolina, which is the Village located at the tip of Cape Hatteras. Kids come from Monday – Friday from […]
Sunset Sails and Sailing Adventures by Phillips Boatworks Sailing from Buxton Harbor 48962 NC-12, Buxton, NC 27915855-410-SAIL(7245) firstname.lastname@example.org://www.phillipsboatworks.com Sail with an experienced captain on our stable and fun fleet of Stiletto Catamarans .You can explore Hatteras Island and the North end of Ocracoke to find hidden sound-side treasures! The Clam Shoals, live-oak beach-hammocks, Hatteras Inlet sandbar […]
Dockage available in Buxton on Hatteras Island Boat slips available now for monthly and weekly rental Organizers of the Hatteras Community Sailing Program have arranged to purchase the old Fish House Restaurant Property in Buxton! Anyone who lives in Buxton can attest that this is property that needs a lot of TLC. Hatteras Sailing will […]
Spring Season Session starts off Saturday April 2 with the Traditional Beach Party! But there is much help needed to make it the best season of all for Hatteras Sailing participants and their parents! If you can help out, please let us know. List of Areas where we need Manpower Cleaning up and repairing the […]
Hatteras Sailing is growing fast because its the funnest new Ocean Sports training opportunity for specifically tailored to the needs of Local Hatteras Island Youth! Welcome our new 2022 Professional Coaching Staff, Makalynne Dyer and Ian Hoogenboom.
Its really about building lasting relationships The South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association, and for that matter US SAILING as well, are tools to be taken advantage of by programs like ours at Hatteras Community Sailing. At its root this is about the somewhat awkward but rewarding process of networking and building new relationships. For our […]
Register now for the best junior sailing program in the Outer Banks! Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced programs available on Optimist, 420, and Hobie 18 Catamarans! Programs begin April 2, 2022. Space is limited. First come first serve.
Great marketing opportunities are rare. The “TITLE” sponsors shown above have gained countless impressions for Brand Recognition over the years with these major International Sailing Events. Hatteras Community Sailing has been growing exponentially on the Island because it makes sense that youth here should have every opportunity for high level maritime training. Kids on Hatteras […]
Signup for Spring Sailing Session! 8 slots available in first class. Sing up NOW First come First Serve. Sailing begins first week of April. YEAH!
Hatteras Community Sailing 2022 Junior Sailing Coach Position Hatteras Community Sailing is growing by leaps and bounds. For 2022 we plan on hosting sailing clinics for Island visitors as well as a full time program with multiple levels for local youth. We are seeking an experienced US SAILING Level 1 Certified Sailing Coach/Instructor. This is […]
A weekend sailing and camping to Ocracoke Island Sailing Raid: a fun overnight sailing and camping adventure along coastal waters often with a competitive element with boats competing between planned destinations along the cruise. Let’s sail to Ocracoke Island! To wrap up the FALL 2021 Season, Hatteras Sailing is going on a Sailing Adventure! Join […]
We have so many photos from Sunday and Saturday. These are the photos taken on Meg & Jay’s Nikon on Saturday only. When we get he other photos from other cameras and angles I will re-post the link and update you all! There are some really great photos here for sure!
Endless Summer Surf OBX was gracious to sponsor a mini session surf camp before the sailing in Saturday. This was truly a highlight of the weekend, and all the kids and grownups had so much fun surfing. Thank you, Endless Summer!
UPDATE ISSUED: Friday Sep 24th: 11:28am Beach Bonfire instead of sunset sails Meet at 5pm, Friday, Sep 24th at ramp 49 in Frisco on the beach for a bonfire Weather looks to be cloudy, chilly, windy, and gusting up to 30 knots. Sunset sails are probably not a fun idea, but beach bonfire sounds like […]