New Years Eve in Oriental, NC

Dragon Midnight Blue NW LogoRun with the Oriental NC – ONC Dragon, New Years Eve 8 pm and 11:30 pm. Spend the afternoon in Oriental, Sit by the River, Shop, Eat Dinner then bring out the noise makers, bang the pots and pans and meet everyone at the Harbor in front of The Bean.











Wine Tasting December 2014

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Wrap up your Christmas shopping and enjoy our December Wine Tasting on Saturday, December 20th at 3 & 4.
Will one of these be your new everyday favorite? Join us on the porch with Steve Urso from Coastal Beverage. Try the holiday warm mulled blueberry wine, called Santa Berry.



Wooly Bully

November 5, 2014
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Wooly Bully has Arrived in Oriental, Sailing Capital of NC

About the line:

For years, comfort and fashion were not even on speaking terms.
Now, they are synonymous.

Wooly Bully Wear is a line designed exclusively for today’s woman – a woman who leads a busy life but doesn’t want to let that keep her from looking great. A woman who needs outfits that can transition seamlessly from the office to working-out to home as quickly as she does. WB meets this challenge by providing casually 
sophisticated garments made from the finest, coziest, lightweight fabrics available. No matter what her schedule calls for, WB can help today’s women get there in style.




Welcome – 2014 Sunfish World & Youth Championships

Updated October 2nd, 2014


2014 Sunfish Worlds


The best Sunfish Sailors from around the world will be on the wide Neuse River at Camp Sea Gull , just 10 miles from Oriental, NC for the Sunfish Youth Championship (October 9-12) and the Sunfish World Championship (October 11-17).  The camps along the Neuse River have taught  generations of sailors and introduced thousands to our sailing paradise along the Neuse River.

You may recognize the names of some of the entrants that live in or regularly compete in events in Oriental, the Sailing Capital of NC.

Sunfish Sailors and Families visiting the Inner Banks of NC can enjoy everything from pizza, to steaks and fresh local seafood in one of Orientals Restaurants.  There’s an art gallery and shopping for just about anything you may need or that perfect gift.

Speaking of shopping. Want to take a 2014 Sunfish Worlds boat home? You can but you will have to wait till after the awards ceremony. Triton Yatchs in Oriental will be selling these great race ready boats (click for details).




Welcome to the Sailing Capital of NC, Oriental NC


Update June 2, 2014  – Photos on the water by J Matteo

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National Championship

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Oriental, NC – May 30- June 1, 2014

Welcome Sunfish sailors, friends and families to our home town, Oriental, NC.

If this is your first visit, you will probably be back again. Just ask anyone in town how they ended up in Oriental and the answer will be similar to “we came in by boat and loved the town”, “I was sailing in a regatta with a friend” or “ I was looking for a boat and kept coming back”. If you need to find anything while you are visiting, just ask anybody in town or stop by the shop and we will try to help.

The weather forecast for the wide Neuse River is looking good for Saturday and Sunday’s races.

Sail Well


Handmade Wreaths

Photo: Wreaths by Sue - unique, creative handmade wreaths will be on display and available for purchase on Saturday, May 24th. Look for Sue and Wreaths in the tent on the lawn at Nautical Wheelers.Join Sue at the tent on the lawn on Saturday to see her unique and creative wreaths.  If you have seen our 1906 building decorated for Christmas or noticed one of the wreaths in our shop, you have seen Sue’s handiwork.

Is your story told with one of these wreaths that feature sea shells, sail boats, wine corks and even favorite teams. Do you have a special request? Sue can help with a wreath designed just for you.

Didn’t make it to the exhibit? Stop in our shop to see some of Sue’s Wreaths or to talk about a custom wreath.




Keira Watering Cans

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One of the most important characteristics of the Keira watering cans is the fact that it is an eco product in the full sense of the word. It’s not just that it is a watering can manufactured out of 100 percent recyclable material, Keira’s patented stackable ensures lower transport and storage costs–costs that are nine times lower than other garden cans of similar size. This design innovation creates Keira’s small footprint and contributes positively to our environment with reduced fuel costs.

Retail Shopping in Oriental, NC

Trying to find a unique retail store when shopping in Oriental, NC?

Located in the Edmundson House (circa 1906)

Edmundson House (1906)

Then be sure to stop in and visit us at Nautical Wheelers. Nautical Wheelers is a retail store that offers specialized products and gifts for those who are looking for unique yet quality products. Our retail store is located in Pamlico County and serves the needs of the boating community and the residents of Oriental, NC by offering products that are functional in and off the boat.

As one of the most unique retail stores in Oriental, we carry top of the line designer brands. Our keystone vendors are: Columbia Sportswear, Merrell, ExOfficio Sportswear, Aventura Sportswear, Cape Fear Sportswear, Wolverine, Tervis Tumblers, Fresh Produce, Body Glove, Tyler Candles, Tilley and Ultimate Hats. Our store features it’s own shoe shop with Merrell, Keen, Olukai, Rainbow, Dansko, Spring Step, Cobb Hill by New Balance, Jambo, Aravon by New Balance, Charleston Shoe Company, Cloud Comfort CC Resort), Sebago, Sperry Topsider, Cudas, Snoozies slippers and Crocs brands.

Nautical Wheelers was recently featured on Click here to view the article.

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