United States Sailboat Show

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

© Graham Snook PhotographyGrand prize offered by the Annapolis Boat Shows and Beneteau America.

Register to win a First 22 Sailboat by Beneteau at the Sailboat Show or online.

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Cruisers University – October 12 – 15, 2015

Hinckley43A comprehensive and expanded curriculum on cruising and boat preparedness for sail and power crusiers. 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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VIP Preview Day: America's Cup on Display

55FluidcThis 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.

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Premier Launch Party: Thursday, October 8, 2015

4397437_20130629065032682_1_XLARGECelebrate 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.

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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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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.

Exciting High Performance, Racing Section

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

Free Seminars on Sailing

8 5 rippin (2)Daily programs presented by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Annapolis School of Seamanship, and Cruising World Magazine.

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Free Daily Bus to Westfield Annapolis Mall

8 5 rippin (2)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.

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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

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