2014 Bluewater Summer Cruise

July 17-20, 2014 | Hampton, VA to Crisfield, MD

The 2014 Summer Cruise was a highly successful event filled with seminars and other exciting activities.

The Bluewater Summer Cruise is a casual weekend get-together and cruise to St. Michaels Marina. The 2014 event included visiting local attractions and great camaraderie during the planned events, which included:

  • Poolside dock parties and live music
  • Boat demos & sea trials
  • Seminars from Orion and Petit Paints
  • Crab races and crab feast
  • Customer boat christenings
  • Poolside dock parties and live music
  • Boat demos & sea trials
  • Seminars from Orion and Petit Paints
  • Crab races and crab feast
  • Customer boat christenings

Event Photo Album

We love our sponsors!  GPLink Remote Monitoring,  Bausch-American Towers, Christi Marine Insurance, Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix, Jarrett Bay Boatworks
We love our sponsors! (& Pete!) Sabre Yachts Grand Banks Yachts
We love our sponsors! Regulator Marine, Inc. Western Branch Diesel
Light breeze made for a great Bluewater Summer Cruise Kick-Off Party Bluewater Yachting Center
Boats are ready to head to Crisfield in the a.m.
We love our Sponsors (& Orange Crushes & Bloody Marys too!) Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix Svedka Vodka
Great to have Tim & Rick from Western Branch Diesel at the Hampton Kick-Off Party!
Bluewater Summer Cruise Kick-Off Party in Hampton
Sun sets on the Bluewater Summer Cruise Hampton Kick-Off Party
At Last...'nuff said!
GPLink Remote Monitoring's Dan & Mark enjoying time with Bluewater Summer Cruise participants
Boats have all arrived safe & sound in Crisfield for the 2014 Bluewater Summer Cruise
"MixMaster C" whipping up some Jamaican Appleton Rum Punch for the troops!
Great to have reps from Pettit Marine Paint - Topside, Varnish, and Antifouling Bottom Boat Paint & Orion Safety Products sharing info on their latest-greatest with us
Learning some great info about Pettit Marine Paint - Topside, Varnish, and Antifouling Bottom Boat Paint's Hydrocoat products
Evening Docktails at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Sun sets on the Grand Banks Yachts 50SX at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Viking Yacht Company 62 just pulling in for the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Mascots are always welcome at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Elvis is surveying things from his Princess Yachts America during the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Ready to give out some great prizes to the Bluewater Corn Hole Challenge Champs!
The crowd has gathered for the Bluewater Summer Cruise 2014 Corn Hole Challenge!
Competition is heavy at the Bluewater Summer Cruise 2014 Corn Hole Challenge
Teams are sizing up their competition at the Bluewater Summer Cruise 2014 Corn Hole Challenge!
"Takin' The Time" for some "Seaduction" at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Viking 62 & Grand Banks 50SX returning from a round of sea trials at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Capt. Chris, Sr. and First Mate Lauren Boone back from a sea trial during the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Grand Banks Yachts 50SX styiling & profiling during the Bluewater Summer Cruise
The Grand Banks 50SX powered by twin Volvo Penta of the Americas IPS 900s
Jud leads a seminar on safety at sea...kidding! Just returning from a great afternoon of sea trials during the Bluewater Summer Cruise.
The Connors girls pick their crab race winners
Roger inspects the competition!
...With a little help from their friend (the hose)
Inspecting the entrants for Round 2
The crowd builds as the crabs race to the finish
With more help from their friends
The tables were set with all of the essentials for one fine crab pickin'!
Seaduction wasted no time starting their crab feast
Somers Cove Marina facilities were perfect for the Bluewater Summer Cruise Crab Feast
Maryland Crabs = Smiling Faces
Crab Cracker Jenga anyone?!
Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix's tasty Margarita Mix was the signature drink for night 3 at the Bluewater Summer Cruise!
The Halls touch is nothing but first-class, all the way down to their homemade cupcakes
The future of boating testing out the Volvo Penta of the Americas joystick control demo at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Live Music at the Bluewater Summer Cruise!
By land or by sea, a good time was had by all!
Seaduction crew testing out the Volvo Penta of the Americas joystick control demo at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Great crowd gathered for the Bluewater Summer Cruise
More CrabCracker Jenga!
The James' enjoying time well spent at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
What party would be complete without a "selfie"?!
We love Maryland Crabs!
The Sibleys are in the house!
Packed house sea trial on the Viking 62
At Ease at ease in Crisfield
Jud demonstrating how to sea trial in style!
Viking 62 heads out on a Summer Cruise sea trial
The bigger Summer Cruise sisters holding court on the outside docks
The Viking 62 looking strong!
Bowdacious!
Nice profile shot of the Viking 62 from the Grand Banks 50SX
The Grand Banks 50SX rejoins her Bluewater Summer Cruise sisters at Somers Cove Marina
Prepping for Round 1 of the Summer Cruise Crab Races
...And they're off!
I may only have one claw, but I'll showboat for ya'!
Not something you see every day!
Judy Hall pulling hard for her crab!
This gives a whole new meaning to beer & crabs!
Chris Hall Jr. with his always popular Mobile Christening Cooler!
Katie liberating crabs during the races ;)
Hank welcoming the Plenty of Chips crew to the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Great evening for the Summer Cruise kickoff in Hampton
Lookin' good ladies!
Great to have Joe Schwab from Viking Yacht Company join us for the Bluewater Summer Cruise in Crisfield
Competitors line up to vie for some great prizes in the Bluewter Corn Hole Challenge
Competition from all the age groups made for a great time!
Foolish Pleasure crew digging in!
Live Slow hits home especially when eating crabs!
Looks like all was good!
Our own Mark Connors hammin' it up!
The story of how Katie B came to be
Tilly Time!
Chris Hall Jr. welcomes the Live Slow to the Bluewater family
Nothin' finer than Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix in the mornin'!
Smiles abound at the 2014 Bluewater Summer Cruise
Jud Black and Ann welcome Mark & Katie back for their second Bluewater Summer Cruise
Katie and friend spectating during the crab races
Setting up the great prizes for the Summer Cruise Cornhole & Crab Race Challenge Champs
The fine art of putting a crab to sleep
Mary with Somers Cove Marina and her crew were awesome help with the crab races and so much more! Thanks so much guys!
Packed tent for Friday's seminars and docktails after!
Great looking Summer Cruise participant bags, but of course!
The Halls never disappoint with their details or delicious docktail apps!
Great to have Bill & Sandy join us with their new 43' Grand Banks Ciao Bella!
The Reitz's learning from the masters of "Live Slow"
Judy & Chris ready to hand out some great Corn Hole Challenge prizes
Bluewater Summer Cruise Corn Hole Challenge Runner-Up
Bluewater Summer Cruise Corn Hole Challenge Runner-Up
Bluewater Summer Cruise Corn Hole Challenge Champs!
Bluewater Summer Cruise Corn Hole Challenge Winners!

2014 Sponsors

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