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Experiencing All 4 Annapolis Boat Shows

By Emilie Barland | Posted On Jul 10, 2018
Updated On Nov 01, 2019

Ir you’re ready to see the largest multi-hull collection in the world, then you’re ready for the Annapolis Boat Show or one of its sister shows. The Annapolis Boat Show is the nation’s oldest and largest in-water boat show and is enjoyed by boat lovers of all ages. With two big shows in the fall and 2 more come spring, the Annaplois Show series of boat shows is a perfect opportunity to climb aboard many of the sailboats, motor yachts, trawlers, catamarans

The event is organized into two weeks of showings. The first week is dedicated to sailboats. The second week is dedicated to Powerboats.

United States Sailboat Show - October 4th-8th, 2018 (Known as the first Annapolis Boat Show in the series of shows that run each year)

 The first week of activities is dedicated to the sailboats, and “dedicated” it is. The show brings together a unique collection of new sailboats and catamarans, which makes up one of the largest boat shows in the world. With attendance averaging around 50,000 people from across the globe you’re certain to see a diverse crowd with eclectic offerings.


United States Power Boat Show - October1th-14th, 2018

The second week of activities is dedicated to powerboats, an ever increasing fan favorite. This portion of the show is known for being a huge draw for those who love the power boats and the innovations and accessories to compliment them. Every year visitors find new and amazing items on display that they can showcase into their boating adventures. With this awesome exhibition, people from far and near can expect to see everything from various kinds of offshore fishing machines to luxurious motor yachts. The variety of boats for sale is extensive.

There’s even some fun for yachting newbies, including the novice that wants to learn how to take the wheel. In a “Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop” people of all experience levels can get a feel for boating. With limited classes with high demand, make sure to register early.

The Annapolis boat show is the place to be for all boat lovers. From participating in exhibits that show the latest sail boats to viewing the latest luxurious power boats, there is a lot that people can do and experience at one of the largest boat shows in the world. We hope to see you there.

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