Traditional skiffs sail prior to the North Carolina Seafood Festival's Blessing of the Fleet. Launch/rig from the Watercraft Center on Front Street and sail from Beaufort to the Morehead City waterfront and enjoy shrimp burgers at 11 a.m. The sail/race back to Beaufort starts at noon....

Traditionally-rigged sailing craft will rally to celebrate the historic voyages that carried news of the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the Outer Banks. Boats will gather in Taylors Creek between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. The event is free; however, registration is required...

Here’s your opportunity to win a Catspaw Dinghy The 2020 raffle boat is a traditionally built dinghy called a “Catspaw,” and the plans are available from Wooden Boat Magazine. It was built at the Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center, across the street from the North Carolina Maritime Museum,...