5 Reasons to Come to the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

Spring is almost here! With winter being over, we all should be looking forward to getting on the water soon. The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show is at City Dock in Annapolis, MD from April 26-28. See some of the reasons why this show should be on your calendar.

Enjoy a VIP Experience

Come, relax, and enjoy the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show with all-inclusive amenities and luxurious accommodations. The VIP Experience, presented by LH Finance, is for the discriminating boat buyer looking for VIP treatment.  Accommodations include exclusive access to a relaxing lounge area with comfortable seating, elegant cuisine, wine and cocktail tastings throughout the day. Enjoy buffet breakfast, lunch, and hors d’oeuvres provided by Latitude 38 along with complimentary beer, wine, and liquor, as well as soft drinks, water and coffee. 



Climb Aboard 

Nearly 100 boats on display in the water and on land with new and brokerage boats, including catamarans, monohulls, family cruisers, daysailers, and blue water sailboats. In addition to a large assortment of in-water boats, exhibitors will display small boats and water toys including small personal and teaching sailboats, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, electric motors, and more— see more of the exhibitors here.

Prepare to Sail

Learn to sail or cruise into the sunset with classes available during the show. First Sail Workshops allow first time sailors to learn the basics and experience the joy of sailing in a 45-minute classroom session, immediately followed by 90 minutes on the water with SailTime, Freedom Boat Club, and American Sailing Association instructors. The Cruisers University curriculum addresses a complete range of cruising topics for all levels and experience to help you prepare to live aboard a boat and begin your boating adventures with confidence. Take the next step in preparing to sail off into the sunset.



Score a Deal or Win a Prize

Spring is a great time to buy your new boat— low prices, promotional packaging, and monthly financing options are all around. Related services such as boating clubs, charter companies, insurance firms, and lending institutions are represented at the show as well. Shop the latest in navigational equipment, high-tech electronics, inflatables, boating accessories, clothing, and gear. Lucky sailors will win prizes generously donated by our sponsors and exhibitors.


Have Fun and Celebrate

Join us for a picturesque weekend in one of the most beautiful towns in America. Annapolis is a charming seaport town where you can celebrate spring and the opening of the sailing year with the whole family. See boats of all sizes in the water and know that you soon will be there too! Cheer from ashore and watch regional high school teams compete in the Annapolis Annual Junior Keelboat Regatta.



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