Your Boat Festival registration and entry forms need to be completed and received no later than June 1.  Include a picture (jpeg) of your boat. ACBS rules apply: Non-wood boats manufactured prior to 1994 and wooden boats of any vintage are acceptable.

Walk-in registrations after June 1 will be charged an additional fee of $25, and there may not be space for your boat(s).  Also, any boats registered after the deadline of June 1st will not be eligible for judging. 

Please contact Ray Glenn at 410-867-7853 or email us at classic.boat.fest.reg@gmail.com if you have questions or require additional information.

As always, we will accommodate as many boats as possible, but there are a limited number of slips. 

Please register early to ensure your slip reservation. 

For more information, contact Dock Master Hank Reiser at 410-533-8752 or via email at cruisers202@msn.com.

There will be 2 ½ hour guided free cruise around Wye Island on Friday afternoon.  Guests will be accommodated on a space available basis at discretion of Captain.

Captains bring extra life preservers.  Captains & guests meet at 1:30 at the Oystering Building deck.

Join us at Navy Point from 6:00-8:00 for cocktails & light hors d’oeuvres where you’ll meet like-minded boaters and enthusiasts who share the love for antique & classic boats and motors.

Join us for delectable treats and a memorable picnic. Awards to follow the picnic.

Enjoy meeting Marine Specialists and local, regional & nationally recognized artists, artisans and marine vendors.

Professional vendors can register by contacting John Into at 410-745-5954 or via email at johninto@outlook.com

No pets, unfortunately, are permitted on the Museum grounds during show hours.

Only ACBS qualified boats are accepted:  non-wood boats manufactured prior to 1994 or wooden boats of any vintage.

 

Each boat in the Field of Dreams area must have a “FOR SALE” sign provided by the Field of Dreams manager (see Registration Desk at the Festival), which will include the specifics of that boat.

 

Pre-registration is not required, but desired, to guarantee a slot.  You may show up at the festival at any time during show hours on Friday or Saturday and enter your boat in the Field of Dreams, assuming a slot exists.  Costs are the same regardless of the entry time.

Pre-registration is not required, but desired, to guarantee a 10×10 place. Bring your own table. You may show up at the festival at any time during show hours on Friday or Saturday, assuming a place exists. Costs are the same regardless of the entry time.

I and any attendee and/or crew member including all minors who accompany me or who are otherwise attending or participating in the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS) Festival at my invitation, hereby waive any claim for injury to person, boat or personal property for any damage that might occur due to my attendance and/or participation. 

Either personally or through the use of my boat, personal property or equipment in the function known as the ACBS Festival to be held June 14– 16, 20189 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland. 

I agree to hold harmless the ACBS, the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the ACBS, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and all other sponsors of this event, their employees, agents and volunteer assistants for any injury or loss resulting directly from the negligent acts or omissions of said sponsors, employees, agent volunteers or others connected with the ACBS Festival.