Like all good things, the boating season in moderate and cold climates comes to an end. This is a great time to reflect on the fun and learning that happened during the season. It’s also a very important time to tend to the maintenance of your boat. Investing in proper winterization can and will pay […]
There isn’t anything quite as nerve-wracking for a novice boater than having to load or unload a boat on a new trailer in front of a crowd of people congregated around the local boat ramp. The stress can be doubled if said group is waiting for you to get out of the way so they […]
From October 12 through October 15 boaters from across the country gather in the historic seaport of Annapolis to shop from all major powerboat manufacturers, climb aboard more than hundreds of center consoles, and tour brokerage boats. Attendees try before they buy at the Demo Dock and enjoy a drink on the Pussers Painkiller Party […]
Rates are low, the Annapolis Boat Shows are coming-up and you’re drooling over all the new boat models being advertised. The only thing standing between you and a new boat is your old boat. Sell it quick and you’ll have more cash and more negotiating power at the dealership! Here’s a baker’s dozen pro-tips to […]
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.
When preparing for a hurricane, it’s important to have a plan in place and ideally have your boat secured before the storm hits. At Port Annapolis Marina, here’s our recommended preparation protocol for hauled boats or docked boats: Candy cane main sails Remove or candy cane head sail with extra dock line Ensure furler line […]
Here at Port Annapolis, we’re all about safety. Sure, boating is an enjoyable pastime—but like all other recreational activities, it comes with its own set of inherent risks. Luckily, these dangers can be mitigated with the proper precautions—perhaps the most important of which is being adequately prepared at all times. Here are a few tips […]
Boating season is in full-swing here at Port Annapolis, but here’s a quick thought before you hit the open water: Have you adequately maintained your boat this summer? Many boaters think they’re doing everything right in terms of maintenance—but are ignorant of the finer aspects of boat maintenance that can greatly impact the longevity of […]
We’ve all been there before: excitedly leaving the dock in the cool evening summer air only to find yourself constantly sweating moments later in the open water. Yes, here at Port Annapolis, boating is our favorite way to beat the heat. But sometimes, the weather is just SO hot that even the relief found aboard […]
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 […]
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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