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Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. This full-service marina, at the north end of Oregon Inlet Bridge, leads fishing excursions and has supplies such as bait, tackle, ice, and fuel for the fisherman. The National Park Service maintains an adjacent boat launch. 98 Rte. 12, Nags Head, NC, 27954. 252/441–6301 or 800/272–5199. www.oregon-inlet.com.
Pirates Cove Yacht Club and Marina. This yacht club and marina has a deep-water, charter dock as well as a restaurant, a kiddy pool and playground, a fitness center, and a pavilion for private events. 2000 Sailfish Dr., Manteo, NC, 27954. 252/473–3906 or 800/367–4728. www.fishpiratescove.com.