Tag: Boat

Fire severely damages Edgewater home

Fire severely damages Edgewater home

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

An early afternoon fire caused extensive damage to a home in Edgewater. Just after 1:30, Anne Arundel and Annapolis City firefighters were alerted to a dwelling fire in the 600 block of Hillmeade Road. The initial 911 caller advised that the dwelling was already 50% involved. Based on the report, Fire Alarm upgraded the call […]

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Boater safety course offered at CBMM

Boater safety course offered at CBMM

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering its last boater safety course of the season from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on August 13-14. The cost is $25 for the two-evening session, with space limited and pre-registration required. Any Maryland boater born after July 1, 1972, is required to have a Certificate […]

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32nd Annual Small Craft Festival at CBMM October 4-5

32nd Annual Small Craft Festival at CBMM October 4-5

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, bringing a collection of small craft to the museum’s Miles River waterfront, along with live music, scenic river cruises, food, beverages, and more. Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, prams and other […]

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Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis School of Seamanship has announced the upcoming course dates and topics for their classes scheduled for Summer/Fall 2014. The courses are designed to educate and empower mariners with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, safe decisions when operating and maintaining a vessel. Master Mariner Captain’s License up to 100-Gross Tons August 4-15: […]

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CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting its 17th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, August 30, with proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by the museum. The live auction begins at 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 90 boats—ranging in size and performance from […]

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Sailboat show announces new expansion

Sailboat show announces new expansion

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

New this year, the 45-year-old Annapolis sailboat show will expand its already large selection of new and premiering sailboats to include previously owned sailboats in a floating marina in St. Mary’s Cove. The United States Sailboat Show, opening October 9-13, 2014, will feature “Brokerage Cove,” a show within a show, overflowing with used boats presented […]

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CRAB SailFree on Sunday

CRAB SailFree on Sunday

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is dedicated to making the thrill of sailing a reality for physically and developmentally disabled individuals. Join them for the next SailFree at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Come and experience the joy of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. There is no charge for this event. Their experienced skippers will be taking groups […]

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Spring boat show a screaming success

Spring boat show a screaming success

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another picture perfect weekend in Annapolis brought nice weather and encouraging sales of sailboats and boat gear to exhibitors at the third annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show.  The show continues to grow in size and importance to the sailing industry. “Our spring sailboat show is one of the largest in the country and we are […]

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Summer sailing classes begin June 16th at CBMM

Summer sailing classes begin June 16th at CBMM

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kids can explore the Miles River and learn maritime skills in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) summer sailing program, where new and experienced sailors gain the confidence to sail a small boat in a fun, safe, and encouraging environment. Weekly morning and afternoon classes are offered June 16 through August 8 for participants 8 […]

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Spring sailboat show this weekend

Spring sailboat show this weekend

| April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

To celebrate spring and mark the beginning of the sailing year, the 2014 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show returns to downtown Annapolis on April 25th and runs through April 27th. The third annual in-water springtime show will feature more than 80 new and previously-owned sailboats of all types and sizes including catamarans, mono hulls, racing boats, inflatables, […]

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OkoumeFest and in-water demos scheduled for Chesapeake Light Craft

OkoumeFest and in-water demos scheduled for Chesapeake Light Craft

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spring is here and the water is warming up along the Chesapeake Bay. Along with it, the schedule is warming up for Chesapeake Light Craft, the boat kit experts, with the start of the annual series of monthly in-water demos in Annapolis and the popular two-day celebration of wooden small craft known as OkoumeFest. OkoumeFest, […]

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27th antique & classic boat festival at CBMM (June 13-15, 2014)

27th antique & classic boat festival at CBMM (June 13-15, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wooden classics, vintage race boats, and other antique and Chesapeake Bay-related boats are coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) this June 13-15 for the 27th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival in St. Michaels, MD. Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS), this Father’s Day weekend […]

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Springtime sailboat show coming to City Dock

Springtime sailboat show coming to City Dock

| March 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 2014 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show opens April 25th and runs through April 27th. The third annual in-water springtime show features more than 80 new and previously-owned sailboats and celebrates the end of winter and the beginning of the sailing year. Sailboats of all types and sizes will be on display including catamarans, mono hulls, racing boats, […]

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Annapolis Yacht Club Awarded Prestigious Prosser Award

Annapolis Yacht Club Awarded Prestigious Prosser Award

| February 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) was presented with the prestigious Captain Joe Prosser Award  at the U.S. Sailing Leadership Forum in San Diego, California on February 6.  The Prosser Award is one of U.S. Sailing’s most distinguished and coveted awards. It was created in recognition of the Merchant Marine Academy’s first sailing master, Captain C.A. “Joe” […]

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Boater Safety Classes Begin April 16th

Boater Safety Classes Begin April 16th

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels is offering five boater safety courses, beginning in April and continuing through August. The courses will be held from 6 to 10 pm each day on CBMM’s campus and runs April 16-17, May 14-15, June 18-19, July 16-17, and August 13-14. The cost is $25 per […]

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Images: Annapolis Boat Fire

Images: Annapolis Boat Fire

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

This morning, a fire destroyed several boats at the Horn Point Harbor Marina in the Eastport section of Annapolis. The following images were captured by Dale and supplied to Eye On Annapolis.

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Get A Jump On Summer Boating. Build Your Own!

Get A Jump On Summer Boating. Build Your Own!

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Light Craft, the boat kit experts, will begin a busy 10-month season of build-your-own-boat classes across the nation with seven weeks of early spring boatbuilding in its own fully equipped workshop in Annapolis starting in mid-February. In CLC classes, talented professional instructors help students assemble their own boats from start to finish. Each class […]

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Annapolis Boat Show Poster Contest

Annapolis Boat Show Poster Contest

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Boat Shows have announced a Facebook contest and invited Maryland artists to design promotional posters for the 2014 Spring Boat Shows: Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show Bay Bridge Boat Show One winning poster will be selected for each show. The posters should capture the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and the City of Annapolis, employing creative […]

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Boat Show Deal Closes Moments After Pantelides Sworn Into Office

Boat Show Deal Closes Moments After Pantelides Sworn Into Office

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mayor Michael J. Panetlides was sworn into office this afternoon at 3:55pm At 4:36pm, Eye On Annapolis received a release that the deal to sell the Annapolis Boat Shows had just been completed. Mike Pantelides is sworn in. He will be the 136th mayor of #Annapolis. pic.twitter.com/joZNJrWvty — 1430WNAV (@1430WNAV) December 2, 2013 Paul Jacobs, […]

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Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade – December 14

Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade – December 14

| November 26, 2013 | 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 14, 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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Chesapeake Light Craft Open House

Chesapeake Light Craft Open House

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Light Craft will hold its annual Winter Open House on Saturday, December 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its factory at 1805 George Avenue, Annapolis. Every year CLC throws open the doors to its boatbuilding shops. Visitors will get a sneak peek at some of the prototypes in progress, and pick up valuable technical tips […]

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Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade Scheduled For December 14

Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade Scheduled For December 14

| November 1, 2013 | 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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