2015 Bluewater Summer Cruise

July 16-19, 2015 | St. Michaels, MD

The 2015 Summer Cruise was a sold out, and highly successful event. 

The Bluewater Summer Cruise is a casual weekend get-together and cruise to St. Michaels Marina. The 2015 event included great camaraderie and cruise-alongs followed by other planned events, which included:

  • Boat hopping
  • Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres
  • Seminars & product demos
  • Sea-trial Bluewater stock boats
  • Explore nearby cruising destinations
  • Cornhole Challenge
  • Eastern Shore Feast
  • Customer boat christenings
  • Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, gift shops, restaurants, and boutiques
  • Boat hopping
  • Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres
  • Seminars & product demos
  • Sea-trial Bluewater stock boats
  • Explore nearby cruising destinations
  • Cornhole Challenge
  • Eastern Shore Feast
  • Customer boat christenings
  • Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, gift shops, restaurants, and boutiques

Event Photo Album

What a great line-up of boating's best at the 2015 Bluewater Summer Cruise!
Many thanks to the St. Michaels Marina crew for being the most wonderful hosts for the Bluewater Summer Cruise!
Bluewater's Sheryl Jaros help Bill & Doris get registered for a good time at the 2015 Bluewater Summer Cruise
Bluewater Summer Cruise boats received IceMule Coolers filled with great gifts from our sponsors!
Noel coming past the Chesapeake Maritime Museum's incredible fleet of Eastern Shore boating heritage
Bluewater's new Regulator 25 pulling into St. Michaels harbor for the Summer Cruise
The elegant 47 Grand Banks "Adagio" arriving for the Summer Cruise
Great to have the 41 Viking "ECSTASEA" join us in St. Michaels!
Outa Wac looking outa sight!
Bluewater's Back Cove Yachts 34 ready to show her stuff on Saturday's sea trials
No Bluewater Summer Cruise is complete without Elvis welcoming everyone!
So great to have Stan & Kate, and the stunning 43' Grand Banks "White Eagle" join the 2015 Summer Cruise
The 42 Legacy "Blue Sora" tied up for the Summer Cruise
Looks like the dock just married up!
Romantic evening cruise
"Caprice" and "Nan C" dolling up the docks in Saint Michaels
So wonderful to have such a lovely couple as the Petzolds join us at the Summer Cruise
Such great lines!
View from the 25 Regulator of one of her seafaring predecessors at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Scott Russ strumming great tunes for our Thursday kickoff docktail party
Thursday night Docktail Party
Thursday night docktail party
Amazing apps abound at the Summer Cruise docktail parties!
We love our awesome Bluewater customers & industry partners!
Near endless libations at the Bluewater Summer Cruise thanks in part to our friends Lyon Distilling Company and Zing-Zang Mixers
Bluewater President Jan Boone enjoying a relaxing time in St. Michaels
Lucy holding down the fort on Prime Time
Flags were a flyin' at the 2015 Bluewater Summer Cruise
Morning sun on the Bluewater Summer Cruise boats at St. Michaels Marina
Summer Cruise Day 2 participant gifts & must-read for travelers - "Lizard Bites & Street Riots"  welcome guests along with a delicious dockside breakfast
We love boat dogs at the Bluewater Summer Cruise!
Wes Denton with Cummins Power Systems Marine led an extremely informative question and answer session about many aspects of their great products
Great to have the Seakeeper Inc. crew at the Summer Cruise showcasing their game-changer stabilizer system during the Summer Cruise
Bluewater's Scott James reviews the rules (or lack thereof ;) for the 2015 Cornhole Challenge
Serious competition at the Bluewater Cornhole Challenge!
Hey Ladies! Nice Job making it to the finals!!
Show 'em how it's done Gwen!
Fun for all ages at the 2015 Bluewater Summer Cruise!
Serious focus & fun at the 2015 Cornhole Challenge!
What arm injury? I'm all in!
Bluewater's Scott James scores the heavily contested 2015 Cornhole Challenge
Excellent form Brian!
Lining up!
It's time for Tilly Time to show us how to get in the Winner's Circle!
Standing strong ladies! Nicely done!
Debbie McDevitt shares her cornhole ringer secrets with Charlotte Meyers
Blue skies served as a fine backdrop for the 2015 Cornhole Challenge
Nerissa's Katie & Mark are all smiles about their  2015 Cornhole Challenge Grand Prize win!
Tilly Time's Kelly & Alicia are stoked with their Cornhole Challenge Winner's Circle status!
Team Seakeeper tossed their way into the 2015 Cornhole Challenge Top 3!
Bluewater's Scott James presents the 2015 Summer Cruise Cornhole Challenge Champs with their Alexseal bags of prize schwag!
And the 2015 Cornhole Challenge winners are...
Bluewater Summer Cruise participants also enjoyed dockside explorations thanks to the bikes & electric GEM cars at Saint Michaels Marina
Taking the docktails to the pool on a hot summer's day
Bluewater's Chris & Judy Hall returning from a scenic ride in one of Saint Michaels Marina's fun electric GEM cars
Medical consultant & adventure traveler, Dr. Mike Manyak, packs the house with his presentation of tips for medical preparedness underway and great photos from his travels across the seven seas
Dr. Mike Manyak signing copies of his traveler's must-read Lizard Bites & Street Riots: Travel Emergencies, Health, Safety & Security during Friday's Docktail Party
Such an amazing man, author & consultant to the National Geographic Society! Great to have Dr. Manyak share his sage medical advice and photos from his adventures with the Bluewater Summer Cruise crew
Bluewater's Jennifer Hall & Jan Boone also lining up for Dr. Manyak's book signing
Packed tent for the Summer Cruise Day 2 festivities
Bluewater's Scott James & Todd Anderson at the helm of our evening's speciality drink... Yes, Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix makes equally awesome Margaritas too!
Thanks to Zing-Zang Margaritas for bringing added to cheer to Friday's docktail party!
Friday's docktails brought smiles all around
Friends new & old enjoying docktails & delicious seafood apps at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Always great to have our extended family member Lynn Beaudoin with Sabre Yachts & Back Cove Yachts join us each year for the Bluewater Summer Cruise
That's what we like to see!...Big smiles at the Bluewater Summer Cruise!
Great photo Bill & Sandy!
Nothing finer than Team Bluewater! Mark Connors, Dan Reitz & Chuck Meyers enjoying some time together away from their offices.
Looking good Mark & Katie!
Great times under the Summer Cruise tent!
Bluewater's Mark Connors and Chuck & Joanna Meyers enjoying Summer Cruise docktails
Nolan unknowingly looking very patriotic ;)
Jerome & Bill enjoying a great sunset on the Summer Cruise docks at Saint Michaels Marina
Good friends enjoying good times together at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
One impressive collection of boats at Saint Michaels Marina for the 2015 Bluewater Summer Cruise!
Much appreciation to ALL of Bluewater's 2015 Partners! Everyone had a blast at the Summer Cruise thanks to your outstanding support!
Nothing better than boat dogs!
Debbie & John McDevitt talk Bluewater shop with Joanna Meyers ;)
Fine family time during the Bluewater Summer Cruise
Special thanks to Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix for the delicious Bloody's & Margaritas too!
One of the Summer Cruise's special helpers, Charlotte Meyers. Couldn't have done it without ya'!
Friday docktails at Sunset
Bluewater babies are thee best!
Chris Hall, Sr. reviews our Saturday Christenings and Sea Trial Cruise to Grasonville activities
The champagne cooler is loaded & ready for it's christenings trek down the docks.
Nice whack Bill! Cheers to many rewarding voyages aboard "Noel"
Logan Pryor shares his namesake's backstory prior to her christening
Dad Dennis adds to Logan's "Top Pryority" christening story
Todd & Stacey are all smiles about christening their new 43' Grand Banks
Todd & Stacey tell a great story about building their 43 Grand Banks before christening "Eden's Gate" at the Bluewater Summer Cruise
The 36' Sabre "Tramp" is ready to be formally welcomed to the Bluewater Family Fleet
Chris Hall, Sr. welcomes the Fenneckens & their 42 Grand Banks "Moonstruck" to the Bluewater Family
Christening of the Fennecken's 42 Grand Banks "Moonstruck"
Kurt & Rosemary share the story of how their Grand Banks 47 "Adagio" was named
Lorraine & Frank ready to christen their 60 Ocean Alexander "Una"
Bluewater's Chuck Meyers toasting to a christening with the Lepore family
Jim & Nancy Pezzuti talk about naming their Regulator 28 "Andiamo"
Big thanks to Chesapeake Bay Magazine for our Day 3 participant gifts - just in time for our cruise across to Kent Narrows! The Chesapeake Cruising & Facilities Guides are resources every boat trekking these waters should have onboard.
Back Cove 34 Sea Trials
Viking 52SC sea trials

2015 Sponsors

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