Tag: Boat

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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Annapolis Sailboat Show Reports Record Sales

Annapolis Sailboat Show Reports Record Sales

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Some said that the inclement weather might have actually buoyed sales at this year’s United States Sailboat Show; because the harder it rained the more boats were sold. Show officials suggested that although overall attendance dipped slightly, the quality of buyers soared as many consumers seemed intent on leaving the show with a new boat. […]

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Chesapeake Light Craft Open House

Chesapeake Light Craft Open House

| October 19, 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 enjoy seminars all day covering […]

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Annapolis Boat Show Insight: Who Is A Better Tipper? Powerboaters Or Sailboaters?

Annapolis Boat Show Insight: Who Is A Better Tipper? Powerboaters Or Sailboaters?

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anecdotally, we have always heard that those in the service industry have a love-hate relationship with October in Annapolis. October marks the arrival of the annual boat shows–properly known as the United States Sailboat Show and the United States Powerboat Show. While the shows themselves will draw nearly 100,000 people to our little hamlet on […]

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CBMM Offers Coast Guard Programs This October

CBMM Offers Coast Guard Programs This October

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Boaters have an opportunity to build their skills with a special program offered by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD this October. Led by USCG-certified instructors, CBMM’s “Coast Guard Boating Safety & Skills Program” takes place on Wednesday evenings from 6-10pm, October 9 through October 23, with pre-registration required. On October 9, […]

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5 Local Residents Purchase Annapolis Boat Shows

5 Local Residents Purchase Annapolis Boat Shows

| September 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Paul Jacobs, General Manager of the Annapolis Boat Shows, has announced that he and a team of four local business owners have a contract to purchase the Boat Shows from C. Edward Hartman II.  Jacobs says, “I’ve been with the Shows for eight years and am continually impressed by what a terrific organization Ed has […]

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31st Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival Coming To CBMM

31st Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival Coming To CBMM

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD hosts one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 31st Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. Museum visitors can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small […]

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10th Annual 12 Ounce Regatta

10th Annual 12 Ounce Regatta

| August 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Outdoor Group is pleased to announce the 10th Annual 12-Ounce Regatta on Saturday, August 17, 2013, to benefit We Care and Friends and Annapolis Community Boating, at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21403. Event:         10th Annual 12-Ounce Regatta Location:    Eastport Democratic Club – 525 State St, Annapolis, MD 21403 Date:           […]

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Annapolis Yacht Club Hosts International Junior Sailors

Annapolis Yacht Club Hosts International Junior Sailors

| July 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Yacht Club’s Junior Sailing program is known in the Annapolis area for its prestige in coaching and sailboat racing, and it seems this reputation has reached far beyond the Chesapeake Bay. This summer, AYC is hosting kids from yacht clubs in California, Maine, the Long Island Sound, New Jersey, and Catalonia, Spain. “This is […]

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CBMM’s 16th Annual Charity Boat Auction August 31st

CBMM’s 16th Annual Charity Boat Auction August 31st

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Buy an affordable boat and support a good cause at the annual Charity Boat Auction held on Saturday, August 31 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels. The live auction begins at 1pm along the museum’s waterfront campus, with all the proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by CBMM. For 16 […]

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Fire Department Releases Preliminary Report, Photos On Edgewater Marina Fire

Fire Department Releases Preliminary Report, Photos On Edgewater Marina Fire

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

At around 4:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013, Anne Arundel County Firefighters were dispatched to a reported boat fire at the Oak Grove Marine Center located in the 2800 block of Solomons Island Road in Edgewater.  The first unit to arrive on the scene reported multiple boats docked at the pier well involved in […]

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