The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show joins with the Bay Bridge Boat Show on Kent Island this year. Photo: Annapolis Boat Shows

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, Bay Bridge Boat Show Combine on Kent Island

Annapolis Boat Shows has announced that their spring sailboat and powerboat shows will be held as one big show in Stevensville, Md. beginning April 15, 2021.

Typically the sailboat show is held in Annapolis and the show in Kent Island is powerboats only. But this year, due to pandemic limitations, both shows will take place in Kent Island, making the 2021 Bay Bridge Boat Show the largest in-water power and sailboat show in the Mid-Atlantic, organizers say.

“Spring marks the awakening of the boating season on Chesapeake Bay, and what perfect timing for the rebirth of our spring shows,” said Paul Jacobs, President of the Annapolis Boat Shows.

The Bay Bridge Boat Show will showcase hundreds of boats onsite along with marine gear, equipment and accessories for sale. The “expanded format” takes place over four days, from Thursday, April 15 through Sunday, April 18.

Says Jacobs, “Show attendees can enjoy the beautiful spring setting on the Eastern Shore featuring ample parking options with transportation, boats of all sizes and styles on land and in water, a large food court, a VIP Experience, and area dealers prepared to deliver new and brokerage boats available for immediate sale.”

Annapolis Boat Shows say they are working with state and local health officers to comply with health and safety protocols as they put on the show.

The company’s biggest event the U.S. Sailboat and Powerboat shows held at Annapolis City Dock in October, were canceled by the City of Annapolis as a COVID-19 precaution in 2020.

Tickets for the 2021 Bay Bridge Boat Show are now on sale at CBM is a proud sponsor of the event.

-Meg Walburn Viviano