Come Sail Away to Annapolis, Maryland ­ America¹s Sailing Capital. Known best for the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Naval Academy, tasty steamed crabs and crab cakes, Annapolis offers the perfect balance of small town charm and big world sophistication.

You'll discover a treasure trove of historic attractions in Annapolis, an 18th-century seaport town where Colonial-era buildings abound. In your travels, experience the awesome sight of 4,000 midshipmen in formation at the U.S. Naval Academy as you stroll this beautiful National Historic Landmark campus. And, if you're a water and nature lover, discover a way of life indelibly linked to the Bay by exploring our 500 miles of magnificent shoreline and historic Chesapeake Bay light houses.

Vast, historic, beautiful and fun for the entire family, the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States, providing great sailing, fishing and sightseeing. Come sail away to Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay and get on the water today!


Thomas Point
Annapolis Tides
National Weather Service Forcast
Annapolis Wunderground
Tide Levels
National Hurricane Center
NOAA Annapolis Smart Buoy

Cruising Guides

Waterway Guide
The Chesapeake Bay Guide
MapTech Guides


Annapolis Maritime Museum
William Paca Gardens
William Paca House
Historical Annapolis Museum
Banneker Douglas Museum
Hammond - Harwood House
United States Naval Academy


Carrol's Creek Cafe 
Blackwall Hitch
Boatyard Bar and Grill
Bread and Butter
Chart House 
Davis' Pub
Lewnes Steak House
O'Leary's Seafood Restaurant 
Ruth's Chris Steak House 

Things to Do Around Annapolis

Schooner Woodwind Cruises
Annapolis Cruises
Walking Tours by Watermark
Annapolis Tours & Crawls
US Naval Academy - Visit USNA
Annapolis Canoe and Kayak Rentals
Pirate Boat
Electric Boat Rentals


Fishing Report
Dancer Fishing Charters
Ark Angel Fishing Charters
Miss Grace Charters

Publications and Information

Maritime Republic of Eastport
SpinSheet – Chesapeake Bay Sailing
PropTalk Magazine - Chesapeake Bay Powerboating
Fishtalk Magazine – Chesapeake Bay Fishing

Public Transportation

Annapolis Public Bus Routes and Schedule
Free Annapolis Circulator Bus
Annapolis to DC Commuter Bus

Click here for a live view from the Annapolis Yacht Club