Dearest customers, friends, neighbors, industry partners, and everyone else out there in the world, Andy McKinney here, owner of Wind-NC.  I am very excited to share some big news with you: This Fall, we are closing our beloved Avon store location, and will be continuing forward primarily as an internet based operation with our most excellent […]

Big News! We Are Closing Our Avon Store Location!


Small car owners, city dwellers, boaters, and frequent travelers rejoice! Gone are the days where roof racks, truck beds, and excess baggage charges were unavoidable when traveling with a paddle board. You can throw an inflatable paddle board in your sedan’s trunk with room to spare for friends, family, and a cooler. Flying? Boating? No […]

Starboard Inflatable WindSUPs- Details!


GoPros are marketed towards the adventurous, so naturally lots of windsurfers have them. They can capture our most EPIC moments when paired with the right mount. Imagine having video and pictures of that masterful duck jibe you nailed last week!! Not only does this provide evidence of your skill to friends and family, but it […]

Pics or it didn’t happen! GoPro and other Tech Options



Don’t let light wind keep you out of the water! Especially since we’ve got a huge variety of light wind boards here at Wind-NC! From windSUPs to smaller pure wave windsurfing boards, many boards can be used when the conditions are less than stellar. Here is some information that may buy you some extra time […]

Light Wind Windsurfing: Board Options


When windsurfing, comfort is key. It is important to have a rig that suits not only the conditions, but your personal preference as well. You can stay out longer and keep that smile on your face! If you are on the lookout for something new and exciting, then we’ve got something you may be interested […]

Goya Super Skinny Carbon Windsurfing Boom


Although we tend to sell out of windsurfing and stand up paddle boarding equipment every year, sometimes there are a few random boards and sails that don’t move… so we have to lower the prices and get ’em out of here before the new equipment shows up!  You can shop our current closeouts by following […]

Windsurfers for Sale!



The 2015 American Windsurfing Tour Wind-NC Hatteras Wave Jam scored with a week long stretch of NE winds and building swell.  Most of the contest was run on the southside down in Hatteras Village, at Ramp 55.  Conditions were strong side offshore wind with chest to overhead peeling waves.  The Pro contest was run at […]

2015 American Windsurfing Tour Wind-NC Hatteras Wave Jam


What a year, What a year!  2014 will go down as one of the windiest summers on record, with even August scoring great conditions.  Check out some photos and videos below: Halloween 2014 from Andy McKinney on Vimeo. Fall 2014 Slo-Mo from Andy McKinney on Vimeo. T.O.W. – Time On The Water from WaterTurtle Media […]

2014 Summer and Fall Recap


Wind, Waves, Sun and Fun!  The 2014 Hatteras watersport season has been rocking and rolling with amazing windsurfing, SUP, and surf conditions.  Check some pics and vids and come join us soon! Winter SW, Nuking Ramp 44 from Andy McKinney on Vimeo. SUP Sesh from Andy McKinney on Vimeo. Ramp 44 Winter SW from Andy […]

2014 Winter and Spring Season Re-Cap



Hurricane Arthur blew through the Hatteras Island area pretty quickly on Friday morning, July 4th.  All said and done, there was very little damage and the majority of the island was basically unaffected.  Avon and south experienced some minor sound side flooding, and only a few buildings were damaged (mostly lost shingles off the roof, […]

Hurricane Arthur


NoLimitz makes two main mast lines- the Original and the SUMO.  The SUMO is on average about one point stiffer than the Original.  The ferrule diameters are exactly the same on all of the masts, so it’s very easy and acceptable to mix and match different mast halves to create a unique bend curve. Shop […]

Guide to Mixing and Matching NoLimitz Mast Halves


The Fall of 2013 was a fantastic windsurfing season with lots of great days on the water. Here are a few pictures and videos. We had quite a few days on the southside in NE winds with side off wavesailing conditions. Classic Fall days, gotta love it! Isabel’s has been great (with all of it’s […]

2013 Hatteras Windsurfing Fall Re-Cap