Great 4th Race

Great 4th Race
Watercraft Center
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2762

Visit Website


Join the Friends of the NC Maritime Museum in a historic sailing race!

Traditionally-rigged sailing craft sail to Shackleford Banks to celebrate the historic voyages that carried the news of the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the Outer Banks. Boat registration is required for participation. This event is free. Please call (252) 728-2762 to register. 



  • Traditionally-rigged sailing craft