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More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

| April 14, 2018

More than 400 boats, up to 75 feet in length, will be on display at the 36th annual Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 27 – 29, 2018 in Stevensville, Maryland at the Bay Bridge Marina. As one of the largest spring shows north of Florida, this in-water boat show traditionally marks the beginning of the boating season on Chesapeake Bay and is […]

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Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show around the corner

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show around the corner

| April 11, 2018

The three-day Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show opens Friday, April 20th at 10:00AM. This year in addition to nearly one hundred sailboats, exhibitors will demonstrate small boats and water toys including small personal and teaching sailboats, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, easy kayak docking and launching platforms, electric motors, and more. Annapolitans may observe the demos […]

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More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

| April 7, 2018

More than 400 boats, up to 75 feet in length, will be on display at the 36th annual Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 27 – 29, 2018 in Stevensville, Maryland at the Bay Bridge Marina. As one of the largest spring shows north of Florida, this in-water boat show traditionally marks the beginning of the boating season on Chesapeake Bay and is […]

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Hinckley Yachts to sponsor AYC’s Spring Race to Oxford

Hinckley Yachts to sponsor AYC’s Spring Race to Oxford

| April 6, 2018

Interest and enthusiasm for the inaugural Spring Race to Oxford has been building. Further momentum for the new event was created recently when a powerhouse sponsor was brought onboard. Annapolis Yacht Club is proud to announce that Hinckley Yachts will serve as presenting sponsor for the Spring Race to Oxford, which is being held on […]

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More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

| March 29, 2018

More than 400 boats, up to 75 feet in length, will be on display at the 36th annual Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 27 – 29, 2018 in Stevensville, Maryland at the Bay Bridge Marina. As one of the largest spring shows north of Florida, this in-water boat show traditionally marks the beginning of the boating season on Chesapeake Bay and is […]

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Happy Birthday Schooner Woodwind

Happy Birthday Schooner Woodwind

| March 24, 2018

Schooner Woodwind celebrates 25 years of sailing in Annapolis! Since 1993 Schooner Woodwind has been providing unique sailing experiences on the Chesapeake Bay aboard 74-foot Schooners. The vision that Ken and Ellen Kaye, two school teachers from Connecticut who faced the cutting of arts funding, dreamed up became a reality when they decided to research […]

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Announcing:  The Triple Crown of Sailing

Announcing: The Triple Crown of Sailing

| March 23, 2018

The three major charity sailing events in Annapolis, Maryland are pleased to announce the sponsorship of the Triple Crown of Charity Sailing by Weems & Plath. The CRAB Cup, The Leukemia Cup, and the Hospice Cup will jointly promote participation in their three sailing races and the awarding of the Weems & Plath Triple Crown […]

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More than 400 boats expected at next weekend’s Bay Bridge Boat Show

More than 400 boats expected at next weekend’s Bay Bridge Boat Show

| March 21, 2018

More than 400 boats, up to 75 feet in length, will be on display at the 36th annual Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 27 – 29, 2018 in Stevensville, Maryland at the Bay Bridge Marina. As one of the largest spring shows north of Florida, this in-water boat show traditionally marks the beginning of the boating season on Chesapeake Bay and is […]

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What REALLY happened to those paddle boarders in the windstorm?

What REALLY happened to those paddle boarders in the windstorm?

| March 6, 2018

The following appeared on the CapitalSUP website in response to the news that a group of paddle boarders had to be rescued from the Severn River during this past weekend’s wind storm. Friday was windy.  Really windy.  Myself, Brian Schmid, and Mary Howser decided to go for a downwinder.  A downwinder, for those who don’t […]

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Marine & Maritime Career Expo returning to AHS this weekend

Marine & Maritime Career Expo returning to AHS this weekend

| February 21, 2018

Do you know a student who loves boats? The water? Science? Technology? Math? If so, you need to save this date: On February 24, 2018 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation will bring together students and marine and maritime industry professionals for the Marine and Maritime Career Expo at Annapolis High School. Over fifty organizations will […]

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Marine & Maritime Career Expo returning to AHS on February 24th

Marine & Maritime Career Expo returning to AHS on February 24th

| February 14, 2018

Do you know a student who loves boats? The water? Science? Technology? Math? If so, you need to save this date: On February 24, 2018 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation will bring together students and marine and maritime industry professionals for the Marine and Maritime Career Expo at Annapolis High School. Over fifty organizations will […]

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Boat Shows announce 2018 schedule

Boat Shows announce 2018 schedule

| January 15, 2018

The Annapolis Boat Shows, an events management company that produces four in-water boat shows and coordinates many boating educational programs, announces its 2018 sail and power boat show schedule. “For the past few years, we have strived to make our boat shows more interactive and fun. We have added boating classes, experiential programming, and lessons […]

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Merry Christmas Annapolis, boat shows share nearly $500K in profits with City Council

Merry Christmas Annapolis, boat shows share nearly $500K in profits with City Council

| December 18, 2017

At Monday’s City Council meeting Paul Jacobs, President and General Manager of Annapolis Boat Shows, presented the Mayor and the City Council with $464,088.68 for the use of City Dock and Ego Alley for two weeks in October, representing 45 percent of receipts for tickets sold at the fall boat shows. Each year the total […]

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Get on board the Jolly Express this Holiday Season

Get on board the Jolly Express this Holiday Season

| December 8, 2017

With lots of cheer, Cruises on the Bay℠ by Watermark® opens Jolly Express Cruises for the 2017 holiday season. Miss Anne is decked out in her reindeer best with a bright red nose and antlers offering 45-minute Spa Creek sleigh rides in December. Captain Santa is at the helm! A cruise on the Jolly Express […]

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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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