Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum named 2016’s Best Small Marina by MarinaLife boaters

. October 18, 2016

Marinalife recently announced the winners of its 7th annual Best Marina contest, with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s marina receiving 2016’s Best Small Marina award. Votes were made boaters nationwide for their favorite marinas in the over-100 and under-100 slip categories. Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Al. was named 2016’s Best Large Marina.

best-small-marina-by-marinalifeWith 40 slips along the St. Michaels harbor and the Miles River, CBMM’s marina is within walking distance of shops and restaurants in St. Michaels’ historic district, and offers recently upgraded electric, climate-controlled showers, free Wi-Fi, pump-out services, and other amenities to members. Boaters can dock alongside numerous historic structures and buildings, including the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and a working boatyard, where the 2016-2018 log-hull restoration of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood is currently underway.

“We are delighted to be voted Marinalife’s Best Small Marina,” commented CBMM Guest Services Manager Ed Rowe. “We fully appreciate the recognition from our marina guests, for the service we offer, and the numerous upgrades we’ve recently made. It’s a great honor to receive this award and we look forward to welcoming our guests whenever they visit.”

Marinalife provides cruising concierge services and marina information for boaters in the U.S., Canada, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Central America, and offers online marina reservation services and travel planning resources to its members at www.marinalife.com. Marinalife also publishes a quarterly magazine highlighting marina and boating destinations, members’ cruising stories, captain’s tips, and more.

Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a world-class maritime museum dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving nearly 70,000 guests each year, CBMM’s campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St. Michaels’ harbour.

For more information, visit www.cbmm.org

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