Tag: Boat

Annapolis Yacht Club expands racing slate this season

Annapolis Yacht Club expands racing slate this season

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every Chesapeake sailing season includes special events with opportunities for boats that are not typically part of the racing fleet. These special events are designed to be attractive for boat owners and crews who are not frequent racers. In an effort to extend the appeal of its events to a broader spectrum of sailors, this […]

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AYC adds classes at Dock Street Clubhouse

AYC adds classes at Dock Street Clubhouse

| March 24, 2016 | 1 Comment

In an effort to extend the appeal of its racing events to a broader spectrum of sailors, the coming sailing season sees modifications to two longstanding Annapolis Yacht Club regattas in the form of additional classes. These new classes will create opportunities for boats that are not typically part of the racing fleet and are […]

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Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade scheduled for December 12th

Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade scheduled for December 12th

| September 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, 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 festive maritime […]

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Win a sailboat at this year’s boat show

Win a sailboat at this year’s boat show

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A lucky sailor will win a Beneteau First 22 at the United States Sailboat Show, October 8 – 12, 2015, the Annapolis Boat Shows recently announced. “This is our grandest prize yet and will add to the excitement of the 2015 United States Sailboat Show,” said Paul Jacobs, general manager and president of the Annapolis Boat […]

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County Executive Schuh kayaks in County waterways

County Executive Schuh kayaks in County waterways

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Late last month, County Executive Steve Schuh, Recreation and Parks Director Rick Anthony, and other county official took part in a three mile kayak tour of Rhode River in an effort to highlight the FY 2016 budgets investments to increase water access.   “Our waterways are part of Anne Arundel County’s identity,” said Schuh. “With […]

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City of Annapolis receives waterway grant

City of Annapolis receives waterway grant

| August 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mayor Michael J. Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis has received a total of $75,000 from the State Waterway Improvement Fund to expand and enhance public boating opportunities and improve boating safety. “I am grateful for the state’s continued support to our recreational boating resources, benefiting the visitors, residents, and merchants of Annapolis.” $50,000 was […]

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Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Get your Boating Safety Class Card in one weekend. You need it if you were born after July 1972 to legally operate a recreational vessel in Maryland. This course awards the card for all who attend the course and pass the test with an 80% or higher. The class is being offered on a weekend […]

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Annapolis spring sailboat show a huge success

Annapolis spring sailboat show a huge success

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

In its fourth year, the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show not only saw continued growth in exhibitors and attendance; its many interactive programs introduced beginners to the sport and prepared experienced sailors for the cruising lifestyle. This year’s footprint was 15 percent larger than 2014 with more than 76 sailboats on display.  Despite a chilly and […]

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Traffic restrictions announced for Blue Angel’s flight demonstrations

Traffic restrictions announced for Blue Angel’s flight demonstrations

| May 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events are free and open to the public. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron and fly a team of six Navy F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 […]

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Bay Bridge Boat Show resounding success

Bay Bridge Boat Show resounding success

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bay Bridge Boat Show, an annual springtime in-water powerboat show, was graced with good weather and lots of sunshine.  Exhibitor space expanded by 13 percent and included more than 270 boats on display. Ticket sales grew by three percent over 2014–a year that saw a 25 percent increase in attendance. As the national economy […]

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“Boats, Boats & more Boats”  opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum March 19th

“Boats, Boats & more Boats” opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum March 19th

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Boats, Boats and more Boats” is a visually exciting art show to be unveiled at the Annapolis Maritime Museum on March 19, showcasing local artists and local boats. Everything from simple Dorys to Skipjacks to ocean going Freighters will adorn the walls of the Museum’s Bay Room during the run of the show, through April 12.  […]

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Midshipman found dead in room on Yard

Midshipman found dead in room on Yard

| February 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eye On Annapolis has learned that a 2nd Class Midshipman (Class of 2016) in the 16th Company at the United States Naval Academy died Thursday night in Bancroft Hall. Details surrounding the death have not been released by the Academy, but we learned that the Midshipman was found deceased by his roommate late Thursday evening. The Midshipman was […]

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Military Bowl 2014 – LIVE BLOG

Military Bowl 2014 – LIVE BLOG

| December 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Welcome to the 2014 Military Bowl in Annapolis, Maryland. The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, encourages fans of all ages to enjoy this year’s festivities leading up to the 1 p.m. kickoff as Virginia Tech faces Cincinnati at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Eye On Annapolis will be covering the entire day and […]

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Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his recommendation for the Planning and Zoning Director. He will request confirmation at the December 22nd City Council meeting. Clement (Pete) Gutwald has more than 25 years of professional planning experience, including serving as the Harford County Director of Planning and Zoning since 2005. Prior to that, he served as […]

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EYC Lights Parade on tap for December 13th

EYC Lights Parade on tap for December 13th

| November 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner!  This year, the Lights Parade will be held on Saturday, December 13, between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 PM.  The event will occur rain or shine, with only high winds forcing a cancellation. […]

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Pantelides appoints Michael Morris as Recreation and Parks Director

Pantelides appoints Michael Morris as Recreation and Parks Director

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the nomination for Recreation and Parks Director and will request confirmation at the Monday’s City Council meeting, scheduled for November 24. “Michael Morris has strong credentials regarding his budgeting abilities and years of experience as a recreation and parks director,” Mayor Pantelides said. “I think Michael will be a real asset […]

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EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| October 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, 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 festive maritime […]

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Learn boatbuilding at CBMM in St. Michaels

Learn boatbuilding at CBMM in St. Michaels

| October 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has announced a new project for its Apprentice for a Day (AFAD) public boatbuilding program, with gift certificates available in time for the holidays. By constructing a boat from start to finish, traditional Chesapeake boatbuilding techniques will be taught to participants of all skill levels, under the direction of a […]

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Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

| October 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-session Boating Essentials course on Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to noon and continuing on Sunday, November 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. Class participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, class participants will gain knowledge and guidance […]

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Boat shows launch new website

Boat shows launch new website

| October 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Annapolis Boat Shows is excited to announce the launch of its newly designed easy-to-navigate website, www.AnnapolisBoatShows.com, in preparation for its October boat shows. The new streamlined website allows users to explore everything the boat shows offer and includes a variety of tools like site maps, exhibitor lists, premiering boats, show guides, directions, and an inventory of special events. It is […]

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EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, 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 festive maritime […]

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Eastport Yacht Club 8th Annual Boat Show Bash

Eastport Yacht Club 8th Annual Boat Show Bash

| September 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

The 8th Annual Eastport Yacht Club Boat Show Bash is scheduled for Saturday, October 11, 6-11pm.  This Block Party is open to the public with live music, food and beverage. The raffle and silent auction proceeds will be shared between two 501(c)3 organizations, the Anne Arundel CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for kids) and the […]

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