The City Docks of Annapolis, Maryland will once again be buzzing with excitement as a large and enthusiastic crowd of boat lovers return for the 51st anniversary of the United States Sailboat Show this Fall from October 14 through 18. Major manufacturers from the U.S. and abroad will pack Ego Alley for the largest and most prestigious sailboat show as they debut their newest and most exciting sailboats.
From monohulls to multihulls, top exhibitors like BENETEAU and Fountaine Pajot invite sailors to board and inspect their latest models on the market, make side-by-side comparisons, and talk directly to their industry representatives. Tents will be stocked with the latest in nautical gear and accessories ranging from electronic navigation, communication equipment, sails, and rigging. Financial institutions and charter companies will also line the exhibitor space providing investment advice and affordable vacation options.
Novice and seasoned sailors alike are welcome to expand their horizons by signing up for a number of educational opportunities. From Cruisers University comprehensive curriculum to First Sail Workshop and Take The Wheel. Plus, educational seminars presented by the Annapolis School of Seamanship and Chesapeake Bay Magazine.
While shopping for a new boat is on many attendees lists, some are looking for that next chartered vacation. There are plenty of options that will all be featured in the show’s Vacation Basin. Browse amongst dozens of charter companies, speak with tourism boards, explore fractional ownership, take advantage of boat show discounts, win valuable vacation-oriented door prizes, and explore adventure travel and exotic destination resorts.
Not just about business, the show looks to provide a fun and entertaining weekend for all. Each day will include libations like High Noon hard seltzers, Whitehaven wine, Noble Oak whisky, Partida tequila, and Reyka vodka in the tasting tent and live performances from a number of local musicians. The show’s VIP Experience also provides the perfect atmosphere for the discriminating boat buyer who is looking for VIP treatment. Escape the crowds with a cocktail in hand and a bite to eat as you enjoy exclusive access to a relaxing lounge area with comfortable seating, elegant cuisine, and wine and cocktail tastings throughout the day.
For more information and to purchase your tickets, visit www.AnnapolisBoatShows.com.