First Sail Workshop: What You Need to Know

Welcome! Thank you for your registration.

What to Wear

In case of inclement weather, participants are advised to wear layers and bring a rain jacket. Boat shoes, soft-soled shoes, or sneakers are best.

Where to Park

Parking is available at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and free buses shuttle attendees from the stadium to the sailboat show downtown at the City Dock.  Buses run continuously from 9:00AM until one hour after the Sailboat Show closes.  Stadium parking is $10.00.  

Directions to the Stadium

Take Route 50 to Annapolis/Rowe Blvd (exit 24).  Follow signs along Rowe Blvd. to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 550 Taylor Ave in Annapolis, Gate 5.

The stadium’s GPS Address is 550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401.

More on Parking in Annapolis

Recommended Parking for 9:00AM First Sail Workshop

Because your workshop is too early to catch the Navy Stadium bus, for those of you taking the First Sail Workshop at 9:00AM parking is also available at the Eastport Elementary School – a short walk to downtown historic Annapolis. GPS Address: 420 5th Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21403.

Parking is available at area Annapolis garages, walking distances from the boat shows or ride the City Circulator.

Where to Park in Downtown Annapolis

Where to Go

Meet at the National Sailing Hall of Fame (see map below) for the classroom portion of your sailing workshop. Follow the First Sail Workshop signs near the entrance to the Sailboat Show (1 Dock Street, Annapolis, MD 21401).

Participants will learn the basics of sailing in a 45-minute classroom session, immediately followed by 90 minutes on-the-water with SailTime and American Sailing Association instructors on the Beneteau First 22.

When to Arrive

Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your scheduled workshop.

What to Do

Please retain your printed ticket and boarding pass after checking in at Sailboat Show entrance or National Sailboat Hall of Fame.  This will serve as your boarding pass.

Visit the Sailboat Show

Admission to the United States Sailboat Show, October 5-9, is included with your First Sail Workshop registration. Your admission ticket to the sailboat show is good any day you choose to attend. 

More on the Sailboat Show here>> United States Sailboat Show

If you have any questions contact us at 410-268-8828



United States Sailboat Show Layout

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City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday, October 5, 2017 (VIP Day)
10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, October 6, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 8, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Monday, October 9, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm

VIP Preview Day - $35
VIP Preview Day + Additional Day - $48
Adult One Day - $18 in Advance/$20 at Gate
Adult Two Day Combo - $31
Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)

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