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History Monday Sunset Sails

Across the Bridge – The Importance of Eastport in the Area’s History

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Historically, Eastport played a vital role in the emergence of Annapolis as a commercial, legislative, and recreational landmark in the Chesapeake Bay. Learn about its history as a fort and hospital for those wtih smallpox during the Civil War, a glass factory, and boat building hub for dynasties such as the Trumpy Yachts. History Monday ... Read more

Schooners, Ketches & Yawls – Oh My

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

A multitude of vessels plow the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the reflect both humankinds relationship with the seas, as well as in some cases specifically people's engagement with the Bay. Come learn about the evolution of sailing craft, with particular attention paid to the American experience, and the development of sailing vessels on ... Read more

Legends and Lore of the Annapolis Waterfront

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Author and lifelong Chesapeake Bay sailor Dave Gendell brings aboard a boatload of stories of the Annapolis waterfront including the colorful personalities and events that make the waters off Annapolis one of the world’s most vibrant sailing grounds. History Monday Sunset Sails occur every Monday, May-September 22. Different topics and speakers vary throughout the season. ... Read more

Event Series What Swims Beneath Us

What Swims Beneath Us

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Animated and entertaining tales of the fish that swims beneath the keel as we sail on the Chesapeake Bay and a modern day history of the disputes and conflicts regarding these fish. History Monday Sunset Sails occur every Monday, May-September 22. Different topics and speakers vary throughout the season. Our bar includes a selection of ... Read more

Event Series What Swims Beneath Us

What Swims Beneath Us

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Animated and entertaining tales of the fish that swims beneath the keel as we sail on the Chesapeake Bay and a modern day history of the disputes and conflicts regarding these fish. History Monday Sunset Sails occur every Monday, May-September 22. Different topics and speakers vary throughout the season. Our bar includes a selection of ... Read more

History of Watermen on the Chesapeake

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Annapolis is known as a Seafood hub on the east coast. Most people love their Crabs and Oysters, but how many people know where their seafood comes from and how it is caught? Annapolis has been the center of the seafood industry on the Chesapeake, ride along to hear the history of Seafood and Watermen ... Read more

Event Series Birds of the Chesapeake

Birds of the Chesapeake

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

The Chesapeake Bay is home to hundreds of species of birds, many living close to the shores of the Severn River. Join Jack to learn about the birds of the Chesapeake, their life histories, fun facts, and see how many different species of birds you can spot on the water! History Monday Sunset Sails occur ... Read more

Legends and Lore of the Annapolis Waterfront

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Author and lifelong Chesapeake Bay sailor Dave Gendell brings aboard a boatload of stories of the Annapolis waterfront including the colorful personalities and events that make the waters off Annapolis one of the world’s most vibrant sailing grounds. History Monday Sunset Sails occur every Monday, May-September 22. Different topics and speakers vary throughout the season. ... Read more

Battle of the Severn

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Learn the forgotten story of the lost town of “Providence”, the first Annapolis. The Battle of the Severn was a bloody skirmish fought on March 25, 1655, on the Severn River at Horn Point (today’s Eastport). It was an extension of the conflicts surrounding the English Civil War, pitting the forces of Puritan settlers against ... Read more

Buffets, Bands and Beaches – Socializing on the Severn

Schooner Woodwind at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Dock 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD

Bay Ridge Resort was developed in 1879 as a grand Victorian summer resort with a large frame hotel on the bluff near Tolly Point. Weekends were filled with USNA bands, lawn games, live animals, and frivolilties for those wealthy enough to come by ferry or rail. In the mid-1900s, Carr and Sparrow beaches were the ... Read more

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