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Annapolis Historic Inn, Hotel,LodgingsThe 7th Annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show will sail on Friday, April 20, 2018, and you are welcome aboard. Annapolis is called America’s Sailing Capital because of its storied history as a seaport on the Chesapeake Bay.

Annapolis Boat Shows has been organizing conventions for boating enthusiasts in Maryland’s capital since 1970. Their Spring Sailboat Show is their first show of the year every April, and it greets more than 150,000 fans who come to see the best new sailboats and discover the latest developments in seafaring gear.

Sailing Spectacular

The Annapolis City Dock is the show’s main location. There will be a collection of over 100 new sailboats, yachts, racing boats, mono hulls, and catamarans on display. Guests can get up close for an intimate view of all the sailing vessels available for sale. Shoppers can also browse for the latest marine equipment and clothing.

Cruisers University

From April 19 to 22, 2018, the popular Cruisers University will provide sailing and boating education to both experienced and novice sailors. Topics such as navigation, weather, cruising destinations, engines, and boat maintenance will be covered in sessions at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. The package includes:

  • Educational Materials
  • Instruction by Renowned Cruising Experts
  • Classes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Evening Social Activities
  • Admission to the Annapolis Spring Boat Show

Complimentary One Year Basic Boat U.S. Membership, a $30 Value

For more information: Cruisers University

Show Festivities

Guests who come to the Spring Sailboat Show are invited to enjoy the live entertainment and complimentary food provided daily during the event. There will also be tastings of wine and beer, and prize drawings will thrill those who participate.

Location: City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Dates & Times:

Friday, April 20, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 22, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Adult: One Day – $12

Adult: Two Day Combo – $19

Children: 12 & under – FREE

For more information: Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

Your Inn Near the Sailboats

The City Dock is less than a quarter of a mile away from Gibson’s Lodgings, a historic inn located in downtown Annapolis. Call us to reserve your room at our toll free number (877) 330-0057. We’ll be very happy to serve you and your family throughout the year.

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