Plan Your Visit

Come for the show, leave with a lifestyle.

In October sailors from around the globe will gather on miles of docks in beautiful downtown historic Annapolis for the 2020 United States Sailboat Show. This is an internationally acclaimed sailboat show, recognized as the world’s largest and most prestigious sailboat show.

Tickets are available online or at authorized ticket booths only.

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2020 Show Guide

See lists of exhibitors, boats by length, boats by brand, and products & services.

COMING SOON


Preview Day – October 8, 2020

annapolisdome_asss_2Be first in line for the unveiling of new boats, new products, and opening day discounts. A special day for the serious sailor, the Preview Day is the best day to shop. This is the ideal day to talk with exhibitors and tour sailboats.  Avoid the crowds.

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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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Mediterranean Corner 

Have you ever dreamed of sailing in the Mediterranean? Be sure to visit Mediterranean Corner where charter companies from the Mediterranean can present their fleets to US clients and make direct bookings.

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First Sail Workshops

Makaira-ad-Experience the joy of sailing. Taught by expert instructors, this two-and-a-half-hour class is designed for the beginning sailor.

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Cruisers University

Hinckley43Cruisers University offers a comprehensive curriculum on cruising and boat preparedness. The expert instructors will help you plan your cruise, equip and maintain your boat.

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VIP Experience

A Pre-Qualification VIP Program Presented by LH-Finance

Exclusive access to an elegant lounge with comfortable seating, top tier cuisine, and your choice of liqour, wine and beer for sampling. The VIP Lounge experience is for the discriminating boat buyer looking for VIP treatment and includes an option for reserved parking at gate entrance. 

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American Sailing Summit of Annapolis

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The country’s foremost sailing experts present a sailing symposium like no other.

The American Sailing Summit in Annapolis at the 2019 United States Sailboat Show.

IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES

Select from eight days of workshops, on-board trainings, and educational seminars presented by: Annapolis Boat Shows,  Chesapeake Bay, and Cruising World magazines, and others to be announced.

Learn from some of the world’s most renowned sailors.

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Take The Wheel Interactive Workshop & Boat Demo  

Sponsored by Jeanneau

Searching for the sailboat of your dreams? This program allows you to demo two sailboats –you choose from eight spectacular catamarans and monohulls. Following a morning session on boat buying, you will spend an afternoon on the water, compare one boat against the other, and narrow the search for your new boat. Read Reviews

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Free Seminars on Sailing

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Be sure to check our daily free seminars taught by industry experts.


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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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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, paddle boards, and canoes.

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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.

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Sailboat Manufacturers

8 5 rippin (2)We are the 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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Order Official Shirts in Advance

Order your 2020 United States Sailboat Show official apparel in advance and pick your shirt up at the show or have it shipped to your home via U.S. Mail. Shirts are available in short and long sleeves, beautiful pastel colors, and in sizes Small – XX-Large.

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Grand Prize

grand prizeA 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 eight guests. Charter valued at approximately $15,000.00.

Airfare for two sponsored by British Virgin Islands Tourist Board.

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Free Cocktail and Wine Tastings

Free cocktail and wine tastings throughout the show!

 


 

Sailing Cruise

8 5 rippin (2)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.

 





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