Tag: United States Coast Guard

6th Annual Elf Classic Yacht Race scheduled for May 14th

6th Annual Elf Classic Yacht Race scheduled for May 14th

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Launching early from Annapolis’ Eastport Yacht Club and ending at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, the 6th annual Elf Classic Yacht Race brings the centuries-old tradition of yacht racing back to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, May 14, 2016. The Classic Yacht Restoration Guild, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and Eastport Yacht Club are sponsoring this […]

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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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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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24th Great Chesapeake Bay Swim on tap for this weekend

24th Great Chesapeake Bay Swim on tap for this weekend

| June 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

650 swimmers from across the United States will brave the turbulent waters of the Chesapeake Bay thus Sunday (June 14th) in the 24th Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim.  The 4.4-mile swim is the country’s premier open water distance swim and attracts both world-class swimmers and endurance athletes.  Swimmers travel between the spans of the Chesapeake […]

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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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Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-day chart navigation course which begins on Saturday, February 21 from 10-12 noon and concludes Sunday, February 22 from 1-3 p.m. Participation is limited, with pre-registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, this course is designed to teach participants the necessary steps needed to […]

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Annapolis planning a big celebration to ring in 2015

Annapolis planning a big celebration to ring in 2015

| December 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites everyone to bring in 2015 from City Dock! This family-friendly event includes New Year’s Eve performances that are free and no badges or buttons are required for any of the festivities listed below: 2:45 p.m.      Annapolis Drum and Bugle Corps “Pied Piper” Join Squire Frederick at the Market House  Children […]

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Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans are underway for a year-long celebration at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., as the institution prepares for its 50th anniversary in 2015. Led by a committee of museum staff and board, the festivities kick off on Memorial Day weekend with a May 23 Party on the Point: Celebrating 50 Years […]

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CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is making room for a new exhibition in its Steamboat Building, with the announcement of two exhibitions coming to a close. Navigating Freedom: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake, and Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Bay Tugboats will close on January 5, as the museum prepares for a […]

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Electronic navigation for non-technical people

Electronic navigation for non-technical people

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering its Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop on Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. “Interest in this program is high because it’s specifically for the non-technical person,” said CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jennifer Kuhn. “We had a waiting list […]

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#GivingTuesday is this week

#GivingTuesday is this week

| November 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

As part of the nationwide #GivingTuesday movement, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is giving supporters the opportunity to participate in a drawing for this basket of Chesapeake cheer when they make an online donation to CBMM on Tuesday, December 2. The web address for the online donations is www.cbmm.org/give.htm, with proceeds benefiting the children and […]

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Free Fridays in February at CBMM

Free Fridays in February at CBMM

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering free admission on Fridays during the month of February. Admission includes access to the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and other historic structures, as well as several exhibition buildings along CBMM’s 18-acre, Miles River waterfront campus in St. Michaels.  “Winter offers a great time to visit the museum,” said […]

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Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Watermark kicks off its 2014 cruise season with recognition by the United States Coast Guard for excellence in vessel maintenance, safety and crew proficiency. Watermark maintains the largest private fleet of yachts in the Chesapeake Bay region – offered for private charter and public sightseeing cruises in Annapolis and Baltimore – and most vessels in […]

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Coast Guard Foundation To Host April Race

Coast Guard Foundation To Host April Race

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of Coast Guard members and their families, announced today it is hosting an overnight sailboat race on April 27-28, 2013, the Coast Guard Foundation Cup. Managed by the Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC), the race will start and finish outside of Annapolis […]

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Man Missing After Boating Accident Near Pasadena

Man Missing After Boating Accident Near Pasadena

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Emergency crews are scouring the waters of the Chesapeake Bay this Labor Day afternoon in search of a man who fell off a sailboat shortly bfoe 1:00pm. It took crews a while to locate the boat and they transported two additional victims to a local hospital with minor injuries. The other occupants were unsure exactly […]

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Water Rescue Off Cape St. Claire

Water Rescue Off Cape St. Claire

| April 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 05:00pm 04/08/2012: The following was released by the US Coast Guard: The Coast Guard rescued a man from a capsized sailing vessel in the Severn River around Annapolis, Md., 9 a.m., Sunday. A Maryland pilot aboard a bulk freighter contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at 8:30 a.m., after spotting a waving man on […]

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