Picturesque, historic, idyllic – sailing the Chesapeake Bay is the perfect way to explore the shorelines of Maryland and Virginia. Approximately 200 miles long from the Susquehanna River in the North to the Atlantic Ocean in the South, the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States with 11,684 miles of shoreline and tributaries of cruising ground. The Chesapeake Bay offers the sailor/explorer a treasure trove of historic points of interest (Jamestown, Tangier Island, the Eastern shore), as well as hundreds of rivers and creeks offering quite anchorages, access to local towns and villages, where the local watermen carry on the Bay's tradition.
Horizon Yacht Charters is pleased to partner with Bavaria Yachts USA to offer world-class charters on the Chesapeake. Based out of Yacht Haven Marina in Annapolis, Horizon Yacht Charters Annapolis is a specialized charter operation that offers new, 2011 model Bavaria Cruisers for bareboat, skippered and learn to sail charters. Bavaria’s heritage combined with the ground breaking design partnership with Farr Yacht Design and BMW DesignworksUSA has resulted in a breathtakingly spacious and elegant range of yachts, comfortable at anchor or close-hauled. Sparkling performance combined with comfort and ease of handling are key features of the new Cruiser range. The signature, stern-wide bathing platform is standard on all models and the uncluttered decks and flush hatches make for sure footing underway, and affords ample space for sunbathing and relaxing at anchor. Below decks, the hull design of the new Cruiser range enables spacious, light and luxuriously
Catering to all your individual needs, Horizon Yacht Charters Annapolis will ensure that your sailing vacation (whether it is a weekend, a week or longer) is one that you will want to turn into a tradition. Horizon Yacht Charters was established in the Caribbean in 1998 and since 2000 has been a flagship charter outlet for Bavaria Yachts. Horizon Yacht Charters has built its fleet and reputation on delivering immaculate yachts, exemplary customer service and excellent value for money. In June 2011, the company opened its base in Annapolis to serve one of the most popular sailing destinations on the East Coast.
If you cannot wait to come over to Annapolis after reading all this, please contact us for further information and yacht availability.
Check out Cruising World’s coverage of the base opening. If you have yet to charter on the Chesapeake, now is the time to book!
Bavaria Yachtbau GmbH in Germany has appointed Bavaria Yachts USA as the sole U.S. importer, distributor and dealer for Bavaria yachts on the East Coast and across to the Great Lakes and Texas.
Bavaria Yachts USA’s innovative business model format effectively provides “factory direct” purchasing from Bavaria Yachtbau GmbH in Germany. For the customer, this new approach translates to better pricing, a better selection of yachts available for test sails and charter, yachts built to personalized specifications, expert product knowledge and a dedicated after-sales support and service program. The Cruiser 32, Cruiser 36, Cruiser 40 and Cruiser 45 will be available for charter and test sails from Bavaria Yachts USA in Annapolis from June 2011.
Horizon Yacht Charters, Caribbean sailing charters, is expanding into the United States. This May, the company will open its first North American base in Yacht Haven Marina near Annapolis, Maryland, where it will offer boats from the 2011 Bavaria Cruiser line for bareboat and crewed charter.
"We selected Annapolis because it is far and away the sailing capital of the United States," says Kenny Feld, managing director of Bavaria Yachts USA. "It has the best and broadest cruising waters of the country, which is a perfect place to showcase the new range of Bavarias."