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5 Dock Bars To Visit This Summer

When traveling to Annapolis & Anne Arundel County, waterfront dining is a must! With over 500 miles of shoreline, traveling by boat is the best way to explore new dockside bars and restaurants. There are many spectacular options to choose from with great food and an equally great view! Regardless of…

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Annapolis Up Rigging Festival

There's a new festival in town May 13-15, 2022, the Annapolis Up Rigging! The 3-day event aims to highlight the Annapolis region's maritime history and its connection to the water with music, nautical arts, and of course, Tall Ships! Learn more about this inaugural festival on the Annapolis…

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Cruisers University

Summer is right around the corner, and soon it will be time to set sail. We know cruising the beautiful blue waters of the Chesapeake is the ultimate way to spend your summer days. Never sailed before? Want to learn something new or need a refresher in marine weather forecasting? Cruisers…

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Annapolis Film Festival – “The Big Picture”

It does not get any sweeter than this! The Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) is back, in person, for its 10 th year and it is bigger, better, and sweeter than ever! Opening night’s feature film “To Olivia,” follows the complex marriage between renowned author Roald Dahl and Oscar-winning actress…

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New Chesapeake Bay Adventures

Breakwater Adventures Jet Ski Rentals is located in Butler's Marina. Image courtesy of Breakwater Adventures. “Water water everywhere” could arguably be the motto for the Chesapeake Bay area here in Maryland. From beautiful natural lakes boasting vast and serene landscapes to energetic…

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Seas the Bay, Private Sailing Charters

The wind is blowing out of the south east, the motor is off and the sails are full as you head toward the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Just when you think things can't get much better, First Mate, Susan Rosepepe pours you a little more champagne and brings out her homemade Anitpasto platter. A gal…

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The Schooner, Liberté

The Schooner, Liberté The Liberté is a three-masted schooner built exclusively for Captain Chris Tietje for his sailing and chartering business. Liberté is French for 'freedom of thought and belief' and that is exactly how you feel when sailing on this schooner. With the wind in your hair…

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The Woodwinds, Sailing into Spring

Bears aren't the only ones who hibernate throughout the winter. As soon as the birds begin to chirp and the flowers begin to blossom, the boats around Annapolis begin to find their way out of their plastic shrink wrap and into the cold waters of the Chesapeake Bay. When Annapolis Discovered…

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The Wilma Lee Skipjack Sets Sail

The Wilma Lee sails into City Dock in Annapolis. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Built in 1940 and restored in 2019, the Wilma Lee was unveiled this past summer as the latest boat to set sail on the shores of the Chesapeake. This historic boat resides at the Annapolis Maritime Museum and…

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