In October sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in historic Annapolis for the United States Sailboat Show. This internationally acclaimed sailboat show is the largest and oldest in-water sailboat show in the world.
See below highlights of 2015 show. Details for 2016 United States Sailboat Show coming soon!
Win a New Sailboat
Register to win a First 22 Sailboat by Beneteau at the Sailboat Show or online.
Cruisers University – October 12 – 15, 2015
First Sail Workshops
VIP Preview Day: America's Cup on Display
This is a special day for the serious sailor. It is by far the best day to shop and an ideal day to talk with exhibitors and tour sailboats. Be there for the unveiling of new premiering boats and products, and take advantage of opening day specials.
Premier Launch Party: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Celebrate opening night, get a picture with the America's Cup trophy, and kickoff the Sailboat Show with a star-studded cast from the sailing industry at an evening filled with island music, delicious food, cocktails, chocolate, door prizes, and fun.
Largest Collection of Multihulls in the World
Only boat show in which virtually every major sailboat manufacturer is represented. Sailors have the unique opportunity to board and inspect most new models on the market, make side-by-side comparisons, and talk to industry representatives about all aspects of buying and owning a boat.
Acres of On-Land Exhibitors
The sailboat show has the latest in navigational equipment, high-tech electronics, boating accessories, clothing, gear, and related services such as boating clubs, charter companies, insurance firms, and lending institutions. Boat show goers shop from a vast display of boating products and services.
Exciting High Performance, Racing Section
A sailboat show venue is dedicated to sexy high performance racing sailboats.
Free Seminars on Sailing
Free Daily Bus to Westfield Annapolis Mall
Need a break from the boat show? Take a free bus to the Westfield Annapolis Mall offered daily. The bus departs from the Cumberland Harbor Gate everyday at 12:00noon and 3:00pm. Bus returns to the Annapolis Boat Show departing the Westfield Annapolis Mall at 3:30pm and 5:00pm daily.