Last week, I had wanted to head to Ocracoke.....so this week, I got my way!
There was a small boat "regatta" in progress when we left Oriental.
About halfway to Ocracoke, we crossed paths with this small trimaran. Neat looking boat - and fast!
It was a pretty long slog to Ocracoke - the wind was exactly on the nose, so we chose not to sail. Plus there was a good amount of "swell" that slowed us down. But, it was beautiful weather and comparatively cool.
We arrived a little after sunset. I snapped this lovely photo of one of the "sunset cruises" that they run out of Ocracoke. I think the patrons got their money's worth!
Approaching Ocracoke as the sun sets.
The next morning - all tucked in at the National Park Service docks!