The 2022 Annapolis Boat Shows wrapped up Monday evening, and 24 hours after the U.S. Sailboat Show’s closing, there was little evidence at Annapolis City Dock that it had even been there.
The shows bring tens of thousands of aspiring or current boat owners, boating enthusiasts, and industry members to the Chesapeake Bay from around the world. Attendance at the shows has been steadily growing, despite an interruption of the annual show in 2020 due to this pandemic. And a boat show spokesperson tells us that a few days of the United States Powerboat and Sailboat shows reached or surpassed previous attendance records.
Chesapeake Bay Media and our sister company, the Annapolis School of Seamanship, saw that trend reflected in our popular free boating seminars. Sponsored by Beneteau, Jeanneau, Annapolis Yacht Sales and Crusader Yacht Sales, there were more free educational talks than ever before, and seats were consistently filled.
We were excited to spread the…