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Annapolis Sailboat Show 2015

"The Largest In-Water Boat Show in the Nation"

zuri annapolis boat show 2012It is again time for the biggest event in the Chesapeake Bay, the Annapolis Boat Show! Close to 150,000 attendees from around the world attend this show annually with every major sailboat manufacturer in attendance. The show features premieres new boats and boasts the world's largest collection of multihulls and catamarans. The show features an exciting high performance racing section and you can grab a glimpse of the Americas' Cup!

There are acres of on-land exhibitors and a fun "vacation basin" with all the charter companies in attendance. The vacation basin is dedicated to chartering, travel, and vacations. Here you can also learn all you need to know about charter boat ownership in the Chesapeake Bay or exotic island locations. The cruisers university and "take the wheel" workshops are very popular activities at the show, presented by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Annapolis School of Seamanship, and Cruising World Magazine. 

Join Us! Below are details about WHERE TO FIND US, the BALI CATAMARAN DISPLAY, seminar shedules, and ticket details.

Join The Catamaran Guru Crew At The Boat Show: Where To Find Us

Stephen Estelle Key West

Bali Catamarans Debut

You can find us at the Bali Catamaran Exhibit on B-Dock for most of the show. The Bali 4.3 and Bali 4.5 will make their debut here in Annapolis for the first time and we expect the exhibit to be a show stopper. This is very exciting for us since we have been involved in the early stages of concept and have presented this brand to the public in the USA for the first time. The Bali Catamarans are for sale both into charter and into private ownership. There will be boat show specials from the factory for this show, so be sure to check in with us. Contact us.

Charter Yacht Management

We will also be available for charter management, business yacht ownership, and boat business tax advantage consultations. For this, you will find us with Dream Yacht Charters in the vacation Basin on H-dock. If you are in the market for a boat in charter management and want to avoid the pitfalls, talk with us. Some exciting news...Dream Yacht Charter will have the Lagoon 400S2 on display at their booth on B-Dock! This model has not been at many of the shows, so if you want to see the L400S2, please visit us there.

Guys, we will be BUSY during the show. This promises to be a really big show with visitors from all over the world. So, if you need to speak to us about buying a catamaran, call us (804) 815-5054 or e-mail us to make an appointment!

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United States Sailboat Show

City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

October 8 – 12, 2015

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Thursday, October 8, 2015 (VIP Day)

10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, October 9, 2015

10:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 10, 2015

10:00am - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 11, 2015

10:00am - 6:30pm

Monday, October 12, 2015

10:00am - 5:00pm

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TICKET PRICES

VIP Preview Day - $35VIP

Preview Day + Additional Day - $48

Adult One Day - $18

Adult Two Day Combo - $31

Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)

 

Tickets

 

Show Layout

Directions, Accommodations & Transport

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We Can Help You Buy Any Make of Sailboat

Did you know that we can help you buy a catamaran from any of the manufacturers such as Lagoon, Bali, Fountaine Pajot, etc. to place into charter? Yes, these catamaran models are all available for sale into charter fleets. Charter companies are very competitive and will offer all kinds of incentives like this one from Dream Yacht Charter: They offer reciprocal worldwide sailing in performance programs. It is a really great freebie! Interested in a pre-owned catamaran instead? Let us help you find the perfect catamaran for you.

Cruisers University & Seminars

Two of our preferred sailing school instructors, Lisa and Andy Batchelor will present two seminars at the show. Their experience in cruising and chartering enabled them to write the ASA “Bareboat Cruising Made Easy” textbook, and they are in the process of writing the ASA’s upcoming “Cruising Catamaran” book, all while teaching and doing flotillas (read more about them here). They will present the following two courses at the cruisers university during the show: Take the Stress out of Docking & Night Cruising Desmystified. Check them out. Course Schedule

Catamaran Guru In Cruising Outpost Magazine

Visit our friends, the legendary Bob and Jody Bitchin from Cruising Outpost in the tents site YB3 and YB4. They have all kinds of cool stuff for sale, including their latest Fall Issue of Cruising Outpost magazine. You also get to meet the larger than life Bob Bitchin, biker turned sailor...this man has quite the story! We feature in this magazine with our article "6 Things To Look For In A Cruising Catamaran". Sign up for a subscription of their magazine. It is a fun magazine with great advise, lots of pictures, good stories and cool stuff to buy for the boat!

Work With Us, We Practice What We Preach!

Our own new catamaran will be going into a charter management program because we believe that it works if done right! We have done the research, collected the data and we are putting this into practise once again for ourselves as we have advised so many buyers to do. Many of our catamaran owners who have placed their boats into charter management with Dream Yacht Charter and others, will be at the show and would be happy to chat with "newbies" and give you a perspective on their own experiences. Meanwhile read some testimonials here>>

We come with years of expertise, knowledge and personal experience. By taking advantage of our experience, you can save yourself a lot of headache! Stephen and I (Estelle) would like the opportunity to earn your business and become your yacht broker and friend for life! You don't have anything to lose except to get an awesome deal and make a friend. 

Give us a call before the show at (804) 815-5054 for a no-obligation chat, and let's see if we're a good fit for you!

Also Read: How To Make The Best Use Of Your Time At A Boat Show

If you are a serious buyer and need assistance at the boat show, to be sure you get to speak with us: 

 

Email us to make an appointment

 

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