United States Sailboat Show

Things To Do 


Cruisers University – October 10–13, 2016

Hinckley43A comprehensive and expanded curriculum on cruising and boat preparedness for sail and power cruisers. More than 40 courses taught by expert instructors. Register for 1- 4 days of classes.

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First Sail Workshops

Makaira-ad-Experience the joy of sailing on a Beneteau First 22. Taught by expert instructors, this two-and-a-half-hour class is designed for the beginning sailor.

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Premier Launch Party: Thursday, October 6, 2016

4397437_20130629065032682_1_XLARGECelebrate opening night and kickoff the Sailboat Show with a star-studded cast from the sailing industry at an evening filled with island music, delicious food, complimentary wine all evening, rum and gin tastings, cocktails, chocolate, door prizes, and fun.

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VIP Preview Day

A special day for the serious sailor, the VIP Preview Day is the best day to shop. Take advantage of a day ideal for talking with exhibitors and touring sailboats. Be the first for the unveiling of new boats and products, and shop opening day specials. Avoid the crowds.

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Vacation Basin

CarolinaCat23SD_running_rear_engineDedicated to chartering, travel, and vacations and charter boat ownership in the Chesapeake Bay and exotic island locations.

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Grand Prize Sponsored by Moorings

A lucky boater will win a 6-night, 7-day charter in the British Virgin Islands aboard the award-winning Moorings 4800 Sailing Catamaran, ideal for up to 8 guests. Charter valued at approximately $15,000.

Airfare for two sponsored by British Virgin Islands Tourist Board.

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Brokerage Cove

8 5 rippin (2)A show within a show, overflowing with previously owned sailboats presented by regional boat brokers and available for immediate sale.

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Largest Collection of Multihulls in the World

8 5 rippin (2)Miles of docks are constructed to exhibit the largest collection of catamarans and trimarans in the world. Visitors also tour new cruising sailboats, kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes.

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Premiering Boats

8 5 rippin (2)The most exciting new sailboats from major manufacturers, including many new designs and models, make their debut.

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Sailboat Manufacturers

8 5 rippin (2)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.

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Acres of On-Land Exhibitors

8 5 rippin (2)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.

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Exciting High Performance, Racing Section

8 5 rippin (2)A sailboat show venue is dedicated to sexy high performance racing sailboats.

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Free Seminars on Sailing

USSSSliderDaily programs presented by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine and Annapolis School of Seamanship.

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Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar

8 5 rippin (2)Individualized cruising lifestyle training, includes boat shopping, surveying, and personal training aboard your boat.

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74-foot Schooner Sailing Cruises

Cruises will be available aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind. All cruises depart from inside the Unites States Sailboat Show and pass by the United States Naval Academy and then into the Chesapeake Bay.  Additional fee required. 

 


SOLD OUT Take The Wheel Interactive Workshop & Boat Demo

True-North-38BSearching for the sailboat of your dreams? This is an opportunity for couples to try the boats of their choice, compare one against the other, and narrow the search for your new boat.

Enjoy a full day of socializing, learning about boat design and operation, and participation in two sea trials.

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BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY


In October sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in beautiful downtown historic Annapolis for the United States Sailboat Show. This is an internationally acclaimed sailboat show, recognized as the largest, most prestigious, and oldest in-water sailboat show in the world.


PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

Tickets are available online or at authorized ticketing booths only.


United States Sailboat Show
City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday, October 6, 2016 (VIP Day)
10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, October 7, 2016
10:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 8, 2016
10:00am - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 9, 2016
10:00am - 6:30pm

Monday, October 10, 2016
10:00am - 5:00pm


TICKET PRICES
VIP Preview Day - $35
VIP Preview Day + Additional Day - $48
Adult One Day - $18
Adult Two Day Combo - $31
Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)

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