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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Mid-Summer Boat Sale 2023

ST. MICHAELS, Md., – The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Charity Boat Donation Program is hosting a Mid-Summer Boat Sale on campus on Saturday, July 22, from 10am-4pm. This is a terrific opportunity for prospective boat buyers to get discounted pricing on a new-to-you vessel for summer adventures on the water while supporting an excellent cause.

This sale will feature a special selection of ready-to-use runabouts, skiffs, and cruising sailboats. CBMM’s experienced staff will be on hand to help shoppers find a great boat at a great price.

“We’re excited to add this sale to our summer schedule ahead of our annual Charity Boat Auction on Labor Day weekend,” CBMM’s Charity Boat Donation Program Director Wes Williams said. “These are all boats that are ready to take away and start enjoying on the water, and we hope that prospective boat buyers will stop by our sale to check them out.”

Payment by cash, check, or credit card will be accepted during this sale. CBMM general admission is not required for those only shopping the sale that day.

Through its Charity Boat Donation Program, CBMM accepts and sells gently used boats year-round. The program makes offering tax-deductible donations simple and straightforward and streamlines the sales process with competitive pricing on quality vessels. Every sale directly supports CBMM’s mission of preserving the history, environment, and culture of the Chesapeake Bay region and making this resource available to all.

The program’s signature event is its Charity Boat Auction, which will be held this year on Saturday, Sept. 2. It’s an absolute auction with no minimums on a varied inventory of boats and watercraft, ranging in size and performance from cabin cruisers to sailing dinghies and everything in between. The donation deadline for vessels to be included in this edition is Aug. 4. Learn more at

For more information on CBMM’s Charity Boat Donation Program, visit or contact the team at 410-745-4992 or [email protected].

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