2017 Bluewater Summer Cruise

July 13-16, 2017 | St. Michaels, MD

The Bluewater Summer Cruise is a casual weekend get-together and cruise to St. Michaels Marina. Please join us for great food, family, boats and camaraderie! Enjoy the local attractions and our planned events, including:

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

Register for Sea Trials


Thursday, July 13th

5:00pm – 8:00pmRegistration & Docktail Party at St. Michaels Marina

Friday, July 14th

9:00am – 12:00pm | Local Exploration
Spend the morning exploring & shopping in historic downtown St. Michaels. Only a shuttle drive away, take advantage of pampering yourself at the nearby Spa at Harbour Inn with a 15% discount on Friday only (must book in advance). Or, enjoy the surrounding ambiance with a little sunbathing at the St. Michaels Marina pool while enjoying relaxing with friends and family.

12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lunch & Cruising the ICW Presentation, Lighthouse Oyster Bar
Jody Argo Schroath, Editor-in-Chief of the Guide to Cruising the Chesapeake Bay, will share details about the best places to stop and must-see sights along the Bay. She will also share her knowledge of the most well known destinations and hidden anchorages visited over her 40 years on the water from the Susquehanna to the ICW making “the grand tour” – the Great Chesapeake Bay Loop.

2:00pm – 4:00pm | Cornhole Challenge
Prizes Awarded to the Top Two Teams!

5:00pm – 6:30pm | Wine Tasting with St. Michaels Winery, St. Michaels Marina
Enjoy tasting hand-crafted wines from the largest winery on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and learn about pairing wines with your favorite dishes. These local award winning wines will satisfy any tastes.

6:30pm – 7:30pm | Docktails and Hors D’ouevres at St. Michaels Marina

Saturday, July 15th

10:00am | Boat Christenings
Join us in christening all new boats on the dock, and hear a little bit about how their boat names came to be. Celebrate with a champagne toast to our Bluewater friends’ new floating prides & joys!
12:00pm – 3:00pm | Sea Trials & Demos by Seakeeper & Yacht Controller or Local Exploration
Sea trials available aboard Bluewater’s fleet of new vessels. Also enjoy sponsor demos to learn more about the game changing roll elimination by Seakeeper; and witness Yacht Controller demo the ease of docking and maneuvering with their wireless control system. All demos by appointment only.

5:30pm – 6:30pm | Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Tours
Explore the 18-acre waterfront campus on a guided tour and learn how people live, work, and play on the Bay.

6:30pm – 7:30pm | Docktails and Hors D’ouevres, Navy Point Deck
While watching the sunset, enjoy music and a view of the Maritime Museum’s complete collection of Chesapeake Bay artifacts, visual arts, and indigenous watercraft.

7:30pm – 9:30pm | Eastern Shore Feast, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Small Boat Shed
Discover a beautiful collection of skiffs and other small craft that were used around the Chesapeake Bay for fishing, oystering, and crabbing while dining on a bounty of the freshest local fare with your Bluewater family & friends.

Sunday, July 16th

12:00pm | Departure
Marina Check-Out 12pm. Fair Winds!

RSVP Today

Please RSVP by sending us your information below – we will follow up to confirm your registration details.

You can also print & mail, scan & email, or fax your info and payment using this PDF form!

Please wait until we confirm your registration before calling to reserve your slip at St. Michaels Marina. When doing so, inform them that you are part of the “Bluewater Yacht Sales Group”.

St. Michaels Marina

305 Mulberry St
St Michaels, MD 21663

Directions & Accommodations

If Coming by Boat

1) Register online or request a form from your salesperson; Credit card & checks accepted

2) Upon confirmation of your registration, contact St. Michaels Marina to reserve your slip: 410.745.2400

Inform the marina that you are with the “Bluewater Yacht Sales Group.”

NOTE: Bluewater must confirm your registration before the marina may take your Summer Cruise slip reservation.

Harbour Inn & Higgins are overflow marinas in the event St. Michaels Marina is full or out of larger beam slips.

St. Michaels

St. Michaels Marina
305 Mulberry Street

Harbour Inn Marina
101 N. Harbour Road

Higgins Marina
208 Carpenter Street

If Coming by Land

Reserve a Room at a Nearby Inn:

The Old Brick Inn
401 S. Talbot Street
$130 – $350/night

Two Swan Inn & Cottages
208 Carpenter Street
$163 – $195/night

Harbour Inn
101 N. Harbor Road
$279 – $500/night

Things to See & Do

Getting Around:

  • Bike Rentals: At Marina
  • GEM Electric Car Rental: At Marina
  • Miles River Tour: 410-745-3100
  • SUPs & Kayaks: 410-745-2320
  • Water Taxi / Tours: CH 71

Restaurants & Bars

  • Crab & Steak – Eric’s: At the Marina
  • Seafood – Lighthouse Oyster Bar: At the Marina
  • Grill – Foxy’s: At the Marina
  • Groceries & Wine – The Village Shoppe: 501 Talbot St.
  • Bar – Carpenter Street Saloon: 113 Talbot
  • Pizza – Ava’s: 409 Talbot Street
  • Ice Cream – Justines’s: 106 Talbot Street


  • Marina Swimming Pool
  • Golf at Harbortowne: 410-745-9066
  • Harbour Inn Spa: 410-745-0646
  • Linden Spa: 410-745-2200
  • 15% Discount & Complimentary Transportation
  • Maritime Museum: 213 N. Talbot St.

Marine Supplies

  • St. Michaels Marina

Shops, Galleries & Boutiques

One of St. Michaels most popular pastimes is to stroll historic Talbot Street where you will find dozens of ways to enjoy the day.

Biking Around Harbor

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