2018 United States Sailboat Show

2018 United States Sailboat Show


October 4 (preview day) -8, 2018

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

Friday, October 5, 2018
10:00am – 6:30pm

Saturday, October 6, 2018
10:00am – 6:30pm

Sunday, October 7, 2018
10:00am – 6:30pm

Monday, October 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Preview Day – $35
Preview Day + Additional Day – $48
Adult One Day – $18 in Advance/$20 at Gate
Adult Two Day Combo – $31
Children – $5 (6 & under FREE)

Show Guide

Preview Day – October 4, 2018

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_engineExplore the world on romantic and exotic charters. Vacation Basin is dedicated to chartering, travel, and vacations and charter boat ownership in Greece, Croatia, Caribbean, and the Chesapeake Bay.

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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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ESPN Live Broadcast

Redskins great Brian Mitchell joins ESPN at the United States Sailboat Show for a live broadcast. Only on Friday, October 5th from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

VIP Red Carpet Lounge

A Pre-Qualification VIP Program Presented by LH-Finance

Exclusive access to an elegant lounge with comfortable seating, top tier cuisine, and beer, wine and cocktail tastings. 

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Cruisers University

Hinckley43A comprehensive and expanded curriculum on cruising and boat preparedness for sail and power cruisers. More than 40 courses taught by expert instructors. Register for 1- 4 days of classes.

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Take The Wheel Interactive Workshop & Boat Demo SOLD OUT

Sponsored by Jeanneau

True-North-38BSearching 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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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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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)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 2018 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 Cocktails and Wine Tastings
Free cocktail and wine tastings throughout the show!


American Sailing Summit in Annapolis

USSSSliderLearn from some of the world’s most renowned sailors. Select from eight days of workshops, on-board trainings, and educational seminars. Presented by: Annapolis Boat Shows, Blue Water Sailing, Chesapeake Bay, and Cruising World magazines.

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74-foot Schooner Sailing Cruises

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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