16 Jul 2021

LRE’s Picks – Water Sports

When you live on an island, affinity for water sports is a given. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to get out on the water, whether you’re hanging ten with Gaven Norton at Nobadeer Beach, learning to fly with Next Level Watersports, or feeling the wind in your hair as you learn to captain your own sailboat with Nantucket Community Sailing there is something for everyone.

Next Level Watersports

Experience Nantucket from a whole new perspective as you take your day on the water to the Next Level. From watching your kid turn into a legend during watersports camp to seeing what it’s like to fly while learning to eFoil, Next Level Watersports offers the ultimate water activities, designed for fun for the whole family. Take a step outside of your comfort zone with a kiteboarding lesson or grab a group of friends for a wakeboarding excursion and join the passionate Next Level team for a memorable and fun day on the water!

ACK Surf School

ACK Surf School is Nantucket’s most personal surfing experience on-island. Owned by Gaven Norton, a local surfer who was born and raised on the beaches of Nantucket, ACK Surf provides its’ students with a true Nantucket surfing adventure. The is both private and group lessons available so whether you’re solo or with all your buddies – Gaven can help you out! All equipment is provided.

Nantucket Community Sailing

The mission of NCS is to share the joy of sailing with all ages. They offer a range of programs from walking you through your first time on a sailboat to teaching leadership skills to renting boats out for the afternoon. We always say the best way to see Nantucket is from the water and NCS has got you covered.

Sea Nantucket Paddle Sports

Sea Nantucket is located on Washington Street on the edge of town and offers both kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals. You can rent your equipment and explore Nantucket Harbor and Monomoy Creeks straight from the Washington Street beach or you can have the equipment delivered and explore other parts of the island as well!

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