Reliant Marine offers a variety of services from rentals and charters to fractional ownership and training. They even have a members-only boat club with a discounted boat-rental program. Full-day and half-day rentals include names like Grady White, Mako and Sea Pro in sizes from 18 to 37 feet. Reliant Marine is...more about Reliant Marine
Boating and watersports are a way of life in Wrightsville Beach and Figure Eight Island, NC. Who knows — after a trip to these lovely coastal islands, they might become a way of life for you too. The call of the water can be addictive — whether you're a boater, a fisherman, or a surfer.
Looking to rent a boat and tour about the Intracoastal Waterway? Or maybe you'd like to take a trip with an experienced waterman who can show you the best places to fish and the best technique? You'll find both of these options here. A good place to start is Marina Street in Wrightsville Beach where the folks at Reliant Marine can steer you in the right direction.
There is nothing quite like the utter relaxation and letting go that happens when you paddle the marshes in the area. The people at Hook, Line, and Paddle Canoe and Kayak Outfitters can answer all your questions. Or maybe you'd like to try paddleboarding? Cape Fear Paddleboarding on Causeway Drive offers classes, lessons, and tours.
Of course, it goes without saying, that many people come to the area to surf. At Wrightsville Beach, you'll find fantastic surf shops where you can get the scoop on where to surf as well as local surf teachers and camps. Some teachers will even come to you for person lessons - it doesn't get much better than that.
This section provides information on kayaking, sailing, surfing, paddleboarding, motor boating and personal watercraft rentals. If fishing interests you, be sure to check out our fishing section for information on fishing licenses and where to get supplies.