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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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Annapolis Yacht Sales recognized as second largest Lagoon Catamaran dealer in world

Annapolis Yacht Sales recognized as second largest Lagoon Catamaran dealer in world

| July 30, 2017

Annapolis Yacht Sales was recognized as the Second Largest Lagoon Catamaran Dealer in the World during the annual International Lagoon Dealer meeting this June. Denise Hanna, Lagoon Brand Specialist at Annapolis Yacht Sales, attended the meeting in Bordeaux France to accept this prestigious award. AYS is honored to be recognized as the second largest dealer out […]

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LH-Finance inks multi-year deal with

LH-Finance inks multi-year deal with

| July 28, 2017

Marine Financing specialist, LH-Finance, together with the Annapolis Boat Shows, announced today that they have entered into a multi-year contract to co-sponsor the newly added ‘Red Carpet VIP Lounge’ – a VIP Experience that will be unveiled at the United States Sail and the United States Power Boat Shows. LH-Finance, leaders in the marine finance […]

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Help a Scientist: see a dolphin in the Bay? Report it online!

Help a Scientist: see a dolphin in the Bay? Report it online!

| July 8, 2017

The University of Maryland Center forEnvironmental Science invites everyone who spends time on or near the Chesapeake Bay to report dolphin sightings with a new online tracking system. Chesapeake DolphinWatch allows users to mark the location of their dolphin sightings on a map of the Chesapeake and its tributaries so scientists can better understand where […]

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NSHOF thanks first responders, City for response to overturned vessel

NSHOF thanks first responders, City for response to overturned vessel

| July 7, 2017

The National Sailing Hall of Fame would like to thank the Annapolis Harbormaster, the Annapolis Police, the DNR Police, the Annapolis Fire Department and Severn Sailing Association for responding to the capsizing of the sandbagger Bear on Wednesday night in Spa Creek. The seven experienced sailors on board were all wearing life jackets and were unharmed. […]

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Watermark offers Booby Prize to lucky customers

Watermark offers Booby Prize to lucky customers

| June 18, 2017

Spot a rare Brown Booby bird and win a booby prize from Cruises on the Bay by Watermark! Typically found in tropical waters, a Brown Booby has made surprise appearances in the local Severn River and South River in recent weeks. Grab your binoculars and step aboard a Watermark boat for a cruise along the […]

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Sailing camp for youth with learning differences in June and July

Sailing camp for youth with learning differences in June and July

| June 16, 2017

Since 1985, the Brendan Sail Training Program for Youth with Learning Differences has aimed to build confidence in children with learning differences through the sport of sailing. It gives each child the tools necessary to have a safe and fun time on the water. Registration is still open for this summer’s Brendan sailing programs in […]

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CRAB and AYC produce smiles for disabled sailors

CRAB and AYC produce smiles for disabled sailors

| June 4, 2017

Not long ago, CRAB Executive Director Paul “Bo” Bollinger Jr. was told by one of his captains about a woman with disabilities who was sailing on one of the nonprofit’s boats. In the Chesapeake Bay, she turned to the captain and said, “I want you to know this is the farthest I’ve been from my […]

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Fish For A Cure sets date for tourney, hosting Town Center First Friday Concert on June 9th

Fish For A Cure sets date for tourney, hosting Town Center First Friday Concert on June 9th

| May 27, 2017

With a record $350,000 donation to Anne Arundel Medical Center, Fish For a Cure has already started their engines with a summer event spreading news of November Fishing Tournament and Shore Party Early in 2017, Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute received Fish For a Cure’s (F4AC) largest donation to […]

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Bay advocates applaud the return of Chesapeake Bay funding in the federal budget

Bay advocates applaud the return of Chesapeake Bay funding in the federal budget

| May 18, 2017

To avoid a government shutdown, the White House has announced that the President will sign the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, which designates $73 million in funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program. This comes on the heels of the release of the President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, which recommended a complete defunding and shutdown […]

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Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show breaks attendance records

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show breaks attendance records

| May 16, 2017

High ticket sales matched temperatures over the weekend of the fifth annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show. Temperatures on Saturday came close to matching record highs of 89 degrees but that did not hamper large crowds coming through the gates. Friday ticket sales set all-time records with a 30 percent increase and was followed by another […]

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Combined MVA and DNR office opens in Essex

Combined MVA and DNR office opens in Essex

| May 16, 2017

Delivering on the Hogan Administration’s promise to improve customer service across state agencies, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Deputy Secretary James F. Ports  joined Maryland Department of Natural Recourses (DNR) Secretary Mark J. Belton, MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) Administrator Christine E. Nizer and state and local leaders in officially opening a combined MDOT […]

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Annapolis daily water taxi service resumes today

Annapolis daily water taxi service resumes today

| May 12, 2017

Annapolis and Eastport’s favorite way to get around begins daily service! After starting weekend service last month, the Annapolis Water Taxi, owned and operated by Watermark, is opening daily service this weekend. Daily service and longer service hours for the 2017 season starts this Friday, May 12th. From May 12-29, the Water Taxi Service schedule […]

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