Get Out on the Water

Nantucket is a kiteboarder’s dream. The shallow waters of Nantucket Harbor are the ideal setting for perfecting your kiteboarding skills or trying the sport for the first time. Nantucket now boasts the first ever, town-approved kiteboarding school, founded in 2016 by Jon Beery and Jake Hoefler.

Jon, Jake, and their staff at Next Level Watersports offer daily private, semi-private, and multi-day kiteboarding lessons and instructions and also provide training. Participants can choose from a variety of three-hour lesson stages from beginner level to advanced. They also specialize in kite camps for those who want to dedicate more time to perfecting their skills. In addition, Next Level Watersports also features wakeboarding instruction, as well as hydrofoiling, and tubing excursions so you can experience the most exciting watersports’ activities that Nantucket has to offer.

For more information on Next Level Watersports, or to schedule a lesson, visit their website. For more background details about Jon and Jake, check out the article about them on Nantucket Magazine’s website.

Nantucket Community Sailing provides access to sailing, windsurfing, and water sports’ programs at Jetties Beach on Nantucket. The Beach is a ten-minute bike ride from The Nantucket Hotel or a quick bus trip via the NRTA Wave shuttle. Complimentary shuttle tickets are available from the Front Desk for our guests.

A wide range of private and group lessons/programs are offered for children and adults of all ages and abilities. They also provide kayak, sailboat, windsurf, paddle-board, and snorkel rentals.

Lessons and rentals at their Jetties Sailing Center can conveniently be booked online on their websitePlease Note: The lessons and rentals are offered during the high season.

For more information about Nantucket Community Sailing School’s offerings, you can e-mail them or call 508-228-6600.

You can charter a family fishing expedition on a boat including:

All provide fishing equipment and training for both children and adults. For reservations, contact our Concierge or you can make your own arrangements with each boat captain.

Please note that you must sign a waiver if you would like our kitchen to cook your catch. Please contact breeze@thenantuckethotel.com for info on fees and waivers.

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Congrats to @mpappag, the latest winner of our #MyVintageSummer series! Her vintage summer photo stirred our Timeless Summer heartstrings and captured the essence of a day of adventures under the sun. If you have a vintage family photo that you think will do the same, share it with us and you might win a Nantucket vacation (or one with our sister resort, @winnetu.mv). Tap the link in our bio to learn more, and happy summering!
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