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08-24-2006 02:01 AM
captnnero
location, location, location

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Originally Posted by sailingdog
Hmmm. That's about $11 per foot...Annapolis Landing Marina, on Back Creek is charging $2.00 per foot for transient slips... I guess you're just offering to make a killing... doesn't that make your post SPAM?
This is getting interesting.
08-23-2006 09:24 PM
sailingdog Hmmm. That's about $11 per foot...Annapolis Landing Marina, on Back Creek is charging $2.00 per foot for transient slips... I guess you're just offering to make a killing... doesn't that make your post SPAM?
08-23-2006 08:49 PM
Surfesq I have a slip in downtown Annapolis for up to 45 Feet. I will be renting out the slip for $500.00 per night if anyone is interested.
08-23-2006 08:28 PM
sailingdog If you're really wanting to test drive a multihull, go to this website and register for test sails.
08-23-2006 08:22 PM
chuck5499 i use to go to both Newport and Annapolis for many years and the difference is staggering -- first is the shear size -- if you want to see one brand of boat, say jeanneau - Newport may have 1-3 whereas Annapolis will have the full range - some mfgs will forgo Newport whereas no one foregoes Annapolis. All vendors are present at Annapolis and the show layout is much prefered in Annapolis.
Newport is also a mixed show with both sail and motor whereas Annapolis is strictly sail -- it is like comparing triple a baseball with the major leagues --
and the b&b in the annapolis area can be really kewl and historic
chuck and soulmates
08-23-2006 08:21 PM
Surfesq The Annapolis Boat Show is a real scene. But it's a blast at the same time. I can tell you it is very crowded and there is usually a line just to get onto a boat for a peek. I would bet that if you really want to "test drive" a multi-hull that you would have to show a local broker that you are serious. Have him make the arrangements for you pre-show.
08-23-2006 07:49 PM
knothead If you are seriously looking for a boat, maybe the best approch is to let your wife pick out the b&b. and tell her that your going to name the boat after her too, they love that.
08-23-2006 06:11 PM
sailingdog If you are considering a Multihull, it is probably best if you go to the Annapolis show. They have "multi-hull demo days" at the Annapolis show, and you can get a chance to sail on many different multihulls there.

If you're looking at just monohulls, go to Newport, since it is closer.
08-23-2006 06:08 PM
Iraklis
Boat shows: Annapolis vs Newport

Hi everyone,

I'm considering going to the Annapolis or Newport boat shows this year. The Annapolis one claims they have they have the "World’s largest multihull displays" which sounds like a big plus. But Newport is closer to me. So many choices...

I've already tried to look at the event maps but it's not easy to compare the two of them area-wise.

Does anyone have any strong opinions on the matter? (such as "Annapolis is a madhouse but Newport isn't" or "Newport is tiny compared to Annapolis Boat Show so don't even bother"). I'll be going to a Bed & Breakfast to make the trip wife-compatible, so I'd appreciate some input before I plonk down a big hunk of money there...

Thanks,
Iraklis

 
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