Things To Do
Cruisers University – October 10–13, 2016
First Sail Workshops
Premier Launch Party: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Celebrate 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.
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.
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.
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
Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar
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
Enjoy a full day of socializing, learning about boat design and operation, and participation in two sea trials.
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.
Tickets are available online or at authorized ticketing booths only.