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Captain Joe  // Posts published by Captain Joe

08 Jul Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on The Face of the Beach

The Face of the Beach

The Face of the Beach

Let's take a trip back in time together. Three hundred years ago, on the southern North Carolina coast, circa 1715: Blackbeard, that notorious buccaneer, still roamed the wild untamed seas of the region. The mysterious tribe known as the Cape … Continue reading

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04 Jul Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Happy Independance Day

Happy Independance Day

Happy Independance Day

This Fourth of July, come celebrate with us on the Shamrock. We are offering harbor tours at 12:30 , 3pm, and 4, with our new BYOB Cocktail Cruise option leaving at 5 and 6 pm. And of course don’t forget … Continue reading

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04 Jun Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Do Something Different for Dad!

Do Something Different for Dad!

Do Something Different for Dad!

Let's face it. Dad is sick of getting ties for Fathers day. He has an entire section of his closet devoted to them, and he can only wear one at a time. Heck, he doesn't even wear them that often. … Continue reading

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07 May Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Mother’s Day Cruise 2015

Mother’s Day Cruise 2015

Mother’s Day Cruise 2015

This year, do something special for Mom- she did bring you into this wild wonderful world, after all. We're happy to announce that the Shamrock will be sailing on the hour every hour starting at 11 am from our dock … Continue reading

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16 Mar Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Eggs are hard to find: Easter Haiku collection from WBST.   Eggs are hard to find. Scattered across the wide beach They blend with the sand.   Masonboro beach conceals many different shapes at the water’s edge.   Sunday, April … Continue reading

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05 Feb Posted by in Special Trip | Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Cruise of Love

Valentine’s Day Cruise of Love

Valentine’s Day Cruise of Love

Calling All Lovers! Romance is in the February air, and there's no better place to experience it than from the deck of the Shamrock. On Saturday, February 14th (Valentine's Day), at 11 a.m., we are excited to offer a free … Continue reading

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13 Jan Posted by in Blog, fishing, Special Trip | Comments Off on An Exciting Start to the New Year

An Exciting Start to the New Year

An Exciting Start to the New Year

To quote John Lennon: "Another year over, and the new one just begun…" To bring in the new year, we're excited to announce our newest addition to the Shamrock's tour catalog: the Blue Crab Tour. The life of a waterman … Continue reading

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08 Dec Posted by in Blog, north carolina birding | Comments Off on Winter at the Beach

Winter at the Beach

Winter at the Beach

The time for t-shirts and flip flops has come and gone once again. It flew south with the black skimmers and least terns, down to warmer latitudes to bask in the midday sun, only to return again next spring. In … Continue reading

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28 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Fall on Masonboro

Fall on Masonboro

Fall on Masonboro

The Spartina grass is completeing it's transformation from green to gold. The last of the sea turtle nests are hatching. In the back bay, fish are biting and herons are stalking. It's a wonderful time of year to be on … Continue reading

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16 Sep Posted by in north carolina birding, shorebird, Special Trip | Comments Off on Fall Birding 2014

Fall Birding 2014

Fall Birding 2014

Autumn is a time of change. The leaves on the trees change colors, people start wearing jackets and long pants, and if you look at our coast closely enough, you will notice different species of shorebirds inhabiting our sandbars and … Continue reading

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