Join us at the 2nd Annual CBIA Chowder Cook-off!

Save the date: January 23rd CBIA will host our 2nd annual Chowder Cook-off! All proceeds to benefit the Carolina Beach Inlet Association. Bring your best seafood chowder & have some fun! We can’t wait to see everyone there and taste all of your amazing creations! Spread the word!

More information here.

What is our purpose?

CBIA wants inform the community about issues surrounding the Inlet. We also hope to schieve the following:

Raising of Funds
To coordinate the raising of funds for the long range dredging, Maintenance, and maintaining safety for commercial, pleasure, emergency traffic through Carolina Beach Inlet for city, county, federal and any other source.

Inform & Educate
To inform and educate the public and governments of the economics and benefits of keeping Carolina Beach Inlet dredged and maintained for safety.

Strong Voice
To provide a united and strong voice to any municipal, governmental, or other regulatory or rulemaking body.

Ready to join us? Learn more here.

Ready to Get Involved?

Make it your goal to become a member of CBIA in 2016!

The Carolina Beach Inlet Association (CBIA) educates the public and politicians on the importance of keeping North Carolina’s Shallow Draft Inlets dredged for safe navigation. Support for CBIA is vital to the ongoing preservation of the area inlets.

Anyone who is an owner, operator or captain of a charter headboat, commercial vessel, recreational boat, merchant or businessman having an interest in the activities of the Association, and those persons working on the boats or in the businesses. The area of membership is primarily the Southeastern section of North Carolina, but certainly not limited to just this area. All members have full voting and other privileges, provided he is qualified under such rules as the membership committee may provide.

Ready to become a member? Find out more here.

Who Are We?

The Carolina Beach Inlet Association is a non-profit (501-C3) educational organization. Our goal is to educate the public and politicians on the importance of keeping North Carolina’s Shallow Draft Inlets dredged for safe navigation.

We know local citizens to help to preserve our inlet!! No dredging $$ in Federal Budget means millions of tax dollars, thousands of jobs & public safety at RISK!!!

learn more about us, upcoming meeting, and how you can get involved here.