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AYC announces to new races for 2018

AYC announces to new races for 2018

| November 17, 2017

Annapolis Yacht Club is pleased to announce two new races for 2018, thereby increasing the weekend racing options for boat owners throughout the mid-Chesapeake Bay. AYC plans to get the season started with a bang by hosting a Spring Race to Oxford on Saturday, May 12. An early morning start near Thomas Point Light will […]

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Pay-by-phone now available for Truxtun Park boat ramp

Pay-by-phone now available for Truxtun Park boat ramp

| November 9, 2017

Mayor Mike Pantelides and Harbormaster Beth Bellis are pleased to announce that the Truxtun Park Boat Ramp now offers cutting-edge pay-by-phone technology.  The update is in response to the old and unreliable credit card system that increasingly malfunctioned. As of November 1st, the antiquated credit card payment system was being replaced by the popular pay-by-phone […]

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Deanna Sansbury wins “Top Gun” award from Beneteau

Deanna Sansbury wins “Top Gun” award from Beneteau

| November 8, 2017

Deanna Sansbury of Annapolis Yacht Sales was awarded Beneteau Top Gun for 2017 for the most sales in North and South America.This is an astounding accomplishment for Deanna since her start with Annapolis Yacht Sales in 2016.  Along with this prestigious title she received an all-expenses paid retreat from Beneteau America. Deanna accepted the award at the US […]

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Watermark hosts Warrior Sailing Program for private dinner cruise on Harbor Queen

Watermark hosts Warrior Sailing Program for private dinner cruise on Harbor Queen

| November 1, 2017

Members of the Warrior Sailing Program enjoyed a private dinner cruise on Annapolis’ iconic sightseeing boat, Harbor Queen on Tuesday, October 18, 2017 while in Annapolis for Warrior Sailing Basic Training Camp at the Annapolis Yacht Club. For the second year in a row, Watermark hosted the group of veterans and active duty personnel with […]

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A little bad weather can’t keep the 2017 US Powerboat Show down

A little bad weather can’t keep the 2017 US Powerboat Show down

| October 31, 2017

Rain and flooding tried to keep this show down, but the powerboat industry and pent up demand won out.  With year over year exhibitor space increases of 17.3 percent, attendance growth of 4.8 percent, and reports of high sales volumes, the 2017 United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis confirmed that the maritime economy is powering […]

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2017 US Sailboat Show a resounding success

2017 US Sailboat Show a resounding success

| October 27, 2017

It felt more like mid-summer at City Dock, but the hundreds of sailboats, the huge white tents, and the thousands of people spending millions of dollars proved that it was in fact early October. For 48 years the sailing industry has come to Annapolis from around the globe to show off their boats, equipment, sails, […]

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Annapolis Boat Shows and marine industry raise $250K for hurricane relief efforts

Annapolis Boat Shows and marine industry raise $250K for hurricane relief efforts

| October 25, 2017

In an effort to support the maritime industry hardest hit by the destruction of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Annapolis Boat Shows partnered with Pusser’s Caribbean Grille and Annapolis Waterfront Hotel to host a campaign during the fall Sail and Power Boat Shows that raised more than $250,000 in hurricane relief. On the first day […]

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Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom Continues with Annapolis Power Boat Show

Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom Continues with Annapolis Power Boat Show

| October 11, 2017

Annapolis Boat Shows, Pusser’s Caribbean Grille, and Annapolis Waterfront Hotel are coordinating a fundraising effort for hurricane relief at the upcoming United States Powerboat Show, October 12-15, 2017. Annapolis Boat Shows has pledged $5,000 and is challenging maritime businesses and area boaters to match or exceed that amount. “A wonderful thing about boating is being […]

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Help save the Bay aboard the Woodwind to watch the start of The Great Schooner Race

Help save the Bay aboard the Woodwind to watch the start of The Great Schooner Race

| October 9, 2017

Purchase a ticket for the October 12, 2017 Schooner Race Watch Cruise aboard the Schooner Woodwind II and help Save the Bay at the same time.  Schooner Woodwind II will donate $10 of each ticket purchased to the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, a non-profit organization that races to Save the Bay in conjunction with […]

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Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom at the Annapolis Boat Show

Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom at the Annapolis Boat Show

| October 4, 2017

Annapolis Boat Shows, Pusser’s Caribbean Grille, and Annapolis Waterfront Hotel are coordinating a fundraising effort for hurricane relief at the upcoming boat shows: United States Sailboat Show, October 5-9, 2017; United States Powerboat Show, October 12-15, 2017. Annapolis Boat Shows has pledged $5,000 and is challenging maritime businesses and area boaters to match or exceed […]

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Annapolis Boat Shows permanently moving into 110 Compromise Street

Annapolis Boat Shows permanently moving into 110 Compromise Street

| October 2, 2017

Eight years after Fawcett left the building, 110 Compromise Street will once again be occupied by marine businesses. Having made a temporary home of City Dock every fall for 48 years, in 2018, the Annapolis Boat Shows will make 110 Compromise their permanent year-round home. Company President, Paul Jacobs is enthusiastic about the move and […]

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Annapolis Boat Shows come together to help hurricane victims with Hands Across the Transom

Annapolis Boat Shows come together to help hurricane victims with Hands Across the Transom

| September 29, 2017

Annapolis Boat Shows, Pusser’s Caribbean Grille, and Annapolis Waterfront Hotel are coordinating a fundraising effort for hurricane relief at the upcoming boat shows: United States Sailboat Show, October 5-9, 2017; United States Powerboat Show, October 12-15, 2017. Annapolis Boat Shows has pledged $5,000 and is challenging maritime businesses and area boaters to match or exceed […]

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Schooner Woodwind AND the Boat Show in one ticket!

Schooner Woodwind AND the Boat Show in one ticket!

| September 19, 2017

Schooner Woodwind is offering a truly unique way to experience the boat show all at an amazing value.  The purchase of the Woodwind Boat Show Cruise-Combo ticket includes both entries into the show for the day and a 90 minute schooner cruise.  A savings of up to 40%. The Woodwind Boat Show Combo-Cruise ticket costs […]

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Save The Date: Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade

Save The Date: Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade

| September 16, 2017

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events and the USA Today #1 Holiday parade, is just around the corner! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This […]

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Warrior Sailing returns for second year in Annapolis

Warrior Sailing returns for second year in Annapolis

| September 3, 2017

What exactly constitutes a disability? “A lot of programs focus on combat wounded, but we don’t take that stance,” said Jen French, co-founder of the Warrior Sailing Program. “It could be a veteran who is a cancer survivor or blind due to a reaction from a vaccine or diabetes.” Military veterans and active duty personnel […]

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City and County sign deal for enforcement of boating regulations on Weems Creek

City and County sign deal for enforcement of boating regulations on Weems Creek

| August 24, 2017

In a continuing effort to bring greater government efficiency to city and county government, Mayor Michael Pantelides and County Executive Steve Schuh today announced a partnership to better patrol and enforce current boating regulations on Weems Creek. As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the county has authorized the Annapolis Harbormaster to apply and […]

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Wanna sail with Gary Jobson? Here’s how!

Wanna sail with Gary Jobson? Here’s how!

| August 21, 2017

Very few people spend tens, if not hundreds, of hours soliciting funds for a worthy cause in hopes of being rewarded for such philanthropy. When the reward is the opportunity to cruise alongside a legendary sailor on his home waters, however, it just makes sense to enjoy the ride. Annapolis Yacht Club will serve as […]

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National Sailing Hall of Fame moving to Newport? Not so fast!

National Sailing Hall of Fame moving to Newport? Not so fast!

| August 18, 2017

The Newport Buzz reported today that the National Sailing Hall of Fame was in talks with the City to move from Annapolis to Newport. The Sailing Hall of Fame is presenting a business plan to the City of Newport imminently and is expected to move here in September 2018. However, in a note, Gary Jobson, NSHOF […]

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Mermaid’s Kiss returns on September 21st

Mermaid’s Kiss returns on September 21st

| August 18, 2017

Get ready for an evening of local oysters of all shapes, sizes and flavors, fresh seafood dishes from iconic restaurants, all-you-can-enjoy craft beer and wine, and live entertainment, all to benefit our Bay’s beloved bivalve! Hosted by the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) and presented by Hoopers Island Oyster Co., Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest will feature […]

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Four Marylanders discover more than $500K in unclaimed property

Four Marylanders discover more than $500K in unclaimed property

| August 17, 2017

Four Maryland residents – two from Baltimore and one each from Hyattsville and La Plata – have joined the list of this year’s Unclaimed Property recipients who have been identified with accounts as part of Comptroller Peter Franchot’s annual publication. The four separate claims total more than $564,000 from a list published this spring and […]

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Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

| August 15, 2017

Jeanneau will sponsor the 2017 United States Sailboat Show Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop which will be held October 6th, 7th, and 8th, the Annapolis Boat Shows announced today. Take the Wheel is designed for sailors looking to match the best boat with their personal sailing needs. The morning classroom style instruction by renowned expert and author Ralph Naranjo, covers sailboat options, how […]

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Fall Boat Show to host American Sailing Summit

Fall Boat Show to host American Sailing Summit

| August 7, 2017

The nation’s foremost sailing experts will gather this fall in Annapolis to provide guidance and share expertise as part of the largest educational sailing symposium ever assembled. The American Sailing Summit in Annapolis, presented by the Annapolis Boat Shows in partnership with Cruising World, SAIL, and Blue Water Sailing magazines, will launch October 5-12, 2017 […]

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