Dreaming of a white nautical Christmas? The Eastport Yacht Club Parade of Lights is the can’t-miss seasonal event for every boating enthusiast. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, we’ve got an early Christmas present just for you: everything you need to know to kick off your holiday festivities the right way—on the water!
Safety First! Whether you’re piloting a 60-foot high-end yacht on a multi-day voyage or paddling a canoe across the bay, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) requires that every boat—regardless of size or type—has essential safety equipment aboard. Luckily, these items aren’t overly expensive or hard to find and, more importantly, they could save your
Ask any marine surveyor, one of the items they always check is a vessel’s fire extinguishers. Unfortunately, more often than not, they find equipment that is old and in poor condition. Keeping this equipment in working order is vital to the safety of a boat and its occupants. Still, few owners pay much attention to
Are you eagerly compiling your Christmas letter to get it to the North Pole in time for the elves to get cracking on making your wishes come true? If a new boat is at the top of your wish list, why not make it a bit easier on the little guys and buy it yourself?
Port Annapolis Marina is one of the northeastern United States’ premier sailing attractions, offering quick and convenient access to the Chesapeake Bay and its many adjoining historic properties. The marina’s friendly accommodations in this regard are only enhanced further by the many amenities available on site. These include a large swimming pool, as well as
The boat-buying experience is a simultaneously exciting and terrifying endeavor. Finding the right boat dealer to do business with can make all the difference. Here are a few questions to ask yourself as you go through the process. For each segment, the experienced Port Annapolis crew provides a “Red Flag” that could signal the dealer
Which Option is Right for You? With winter around the corner, boat owners near and far are struggling with the plethora of choices associated with the winterization process. Perhaps one of the most important decisions for sailors to make when it comes to off-season care for their most prized assets is whether to go with
“The sea finds out everything you did wrong.” This invaluable truism comes from Francis Stokes, a guy who knew a thing or two about boats—he completed six solo trans-Atlantic in the early 1970’s before the advent of many technological advances sailors today take for granted. So what’s the takeaway from Francis’s advice? The open
Port Annapolis Marina is excited to introduce the Annapolis Boat Club – the perfect, hassle-free way for everyone – from seasoned captains to first time boaters – looking for the fun new way to experience all that our outstanding local boating community has to offer. Imagine going out on a friend’s boat where all you
With its reach extending from Virginia in the south to Maryland in the north, the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States. Its interior coastline of 11,600 miles provides more sightseeing opportunities than the rest of America’s coastline combined. A year-round draw for tourists and vacationers, the bay offers a particularly enchanting
Oct 20, 2015
ABOUT PORT ANNAPOLIS
Port Annapolis Marina offers quick, bridge-free access for boaters to the Chesapeake, and is only a short drive (or shorter dinghy ride!) from locally flavored Eastport and Historic Downtown Annapolis.
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Port Annapolis Marina
7074 Bembe Beach Rd
Annapolis, MD 21403