Hardy Peters owns and operates East Coast Sailboats, Inc. also doing business as Topaz Sailboats and Sail OBX. He has taken the helm for multiple brands of sailboats and is looking forward towards promoting the sport of sailing locally as well as through sailing clubs, sailing schools, and a network of dealers across the US, Hawaii, and the Caribbean.
Hardy Peters has been sailing since the age of 8, having grown up on the water in Central America and Florida. Re-discovering sailing in his mid 40’s, he has not stopped since moving to the Outer Banks in 2011. Hardy has worked hard to promote the sport of sailing as well as teaching youth and adults how to sail. The boats appeal to a wide range of sailors, from schools, to beginner sailors, to seasoned sailors. Topaz Sailboats goal is to maximize a sailors time on the water at the best possible value.