2022 Bay Bridge Boat Show Returns With All New Features
Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville, MD, is gearing up to welcome boaters for the return of the all power, all fun Bay Bridge Boat Show April 21-24, 2022. Situated on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay with the beautiful Bay Bridge as its backdrop, the Bay Bridge Boat Show will feature a large selection of powerboats of all sizes and shapes from some of the world’s top manufacturers, as well as the latest in marine gear, accessories, and apparel.
Newly added features will amplify the already heightened excitement of being back on the water. Prepare for your summer fishing adventures at the all-new Fishing Pavilion, sponsored by FishTalk Magazine. This new show feature will bring you the latest in accessories, lures crafted by local anglers, insights from top fishing experts, and the opportunity to share fishing stories with other anglers at happy hour time. As always, the show will be packed with center consoles and other fishing boats to tour after checking out the fishing pavilion.
Back by popular demand is PropTalk’s Demo Dock. Explore new models and technology as you take a quick test ride on the water to find the boat that is right for you.
Guests looking to get behind the wheel “on-land” may head over to the BMW exhibit. Browse the all-new, fully electric iX on display or sign up to test drive the iX, i4, M8 or X7 M50i. Test drives are only available Saturday (April 23) and Sunday (April 24) during show hours.
Some of the best experiences at the Bay Bridge Boat Show are found in the many educational opportunities. Partnering with Boat U.S., the Bay Bridge Boat Show hosts family-friendly introductory hands-on boating courses such as Intro to Boating, Women Making Waves, Precision Docking and Boat Handling, and Open Water Boat Handling. New boaters receive instruction on wheel centering, shifting, steering and throttle control, stopping, station holding, and more. It’s affordable family fun with easy registration through the Boat U.S. Foundation website.
In collaboration with Chesapeake Bay Magazine and Annapolis School of Seamanship, the show also brings you a variety of free seminars. Learn from professional captains and experts about a variety of how-to and where-to-go topics including Docking De-Stressed, Boat Buying 101 “Chat with a Broker”, Get Your Captains License, Dock N’ Dine on the Chesapeake—Restaurants in the upper & middle Bay, and How to Anchor Your Boat
Always a favorite for those looking to add to their boat show experience is the VIP Experience, presented by LaVictoire Finance. Escape the crowds with a cocktail in hand and a bite to eat as you enjoy exclusive access to a relaxing lounge area with comfortable seating, elegant cuisine, and wine and cocktail tastings throughout the day. Serious about a new boat purchase? Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in the LaVictoire Finance’s VIP program. This unique innovative VIP program allows boat buyers to get pre-qualified for marine financing in advance.
Tickets are available for advance purchase on the Annapolis Boat Shows website. Admission is $18 per person, and children 12 and under are free. There will be no box office on site, so guests are encouraged to pre-purchase their tickets online. For more information, visit www.AnnapolisBoatShows.com.
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