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Gateway to the chesapeake bay

Annapolis Waterfront & Sailing Center is a public facility hosting several public events throughout the year.

Our Mission

The Annapolis Waterfront & Sailing Center (AWSC) is dedicated to celebrating, sharing and enhancing  Annapolis’s maritime heritage by inclusively engaging residents, students, visitors and the entire community in universally accessible boating, boating in education, and Chesapeake Bay stewardship.

AWSC is a partnership with the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County as well as the United States Naval Academy, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Brendan Sailing,, Easterner Foundation, Eastport Yacht Club, Severn Sailing Association, Seafarers Yacht Club Foundation, Sea Scout Boat 1959, and Seafarers Yacht Club.

Connecting the water to Annapolis, 
and Annapolis to the water
Providing a living maritime resource

Fostering environmental awareness 
of the Chesapeake

Programs & Events

Our programs include Free Sailing outings on the sandbaggers Bull and Bear, educational STEM Sailing courses offered in conjunction with Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Take Someone Sailing Day, History Sailing, Outreach Sail, City of Annapolis Pop-Up Sailing Camp, a Fall rendezvous of classic wooden boats, along with regular waterfront exhibits featuring classic and unique boats. 

History Sailing
Free Sailing
STEM Sailing

Classic Boats

Severn Sailing Association

Contact Us

Phone:  410.952.3174

Annapolis Waterfront & Sailing Center
221 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

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