annapolis sailboat show

Step Aboard Your Future Yacht and Learn the Smartest Way to Own


Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 2023

Join us, the Atlantic Cruising Yachts team, at the Annapolis Sailboat Show from Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 2023, for an extraordinary experience. This prestigious event in Annapolis, Maryland, provides a unique platform for us to showcase the elegance, craftsmanship, and innovation that define Fountaine Pajot and Dufour vessels. Amidst the picturesque harbor backdrop, we proudly present world-class yachts, inviting enthusiasts and potential buyers to step aboard and experience the luxury and performance of our latest models, including the Isla 40, Astréa 42, Tanna 47, Aura 51, Dufour 37, Dufour 41, Dufour 470 and Dufour 530. As industry experts, we’re excited to engage with fellow sailing aficionados, share our passion for these exceptional brands, and offer expert guidance. The Annapolis Sailboat Show is where dreams of life on the open sea come to life, and we’re thrilled to be a part of it at Dock F1.

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Atlantic Cruising Yachts Team

Where to Meet Us:

City Dock, Dock Street
Dock F1
Annapolis, MD 21401


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Dufour 41 Debut in the U.S.

Making its debut in the United States from France is the Dufour 41. This innovative 40-foot yacht redefines outdoor living with a spacious cockpit. Its sleek and exciting new design not only enhances aesthetics but also offers a harmonious living space indoors and outdoors. Dufour takes elegance to the next level by providing a cockpit volume that rivals larger yachts, achieved through the expertise and passion of their sailing teams. The Dufour 41 seamlessly blends modernity, ample light, and cutting-edge innovations. Whether you opt for the “Adventure,” “Ocean,” or “Performance” version, well-designed spaces ensure easy and serene movement onboard. With three or four cabins available, this luxurious sailing yacht guarantees agile journeys across seas and oceans.

Fountaine Pajot Aura 51 Debut in the U.S.

Fountaine Pajot’s highly anticipated Aura 51 is making its long-awaited U.S. debut, setting sail into the American yachting scene with an air of sophistication and innovation. This luxurious catamaran embodies the pinnacle of modern design and functionality, offering an unparalleled experience for yacht enthusiasts. With its spacious and elegantly appointed interiors, the Aura 51 redefines comfort on the open seas, providing a true sense of home away from home. Beyond its opulent interiors, the yacht boasts exceptional performance, stability, and efficiency, thanks to its cutting-edge design and advanced technology. Whether you seek tranquil family cruises or thrilling adventures, the Aura 51 delivers, offering ample deck space for socializing, breathtaking ocean views, and the opportunity to enjoy water activities with ease.

Discover New Fountaine Pajot and Dufour Models

Isla 40

Fountaine Pajot Isla 40

The gorgeous Fountaine Pajot Isla 40 is perfect for cruising with your crew. It’s spacious, comfortable, and welcoming. Get ready for fun in the sun, when you book a charter on this luxury sailing catamaran for you and your loved ones.

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Astrea 42

Fountaine Pajot Astréa 42

The Astréa 42 is expertly designed with voluminous living space and outstanding performance while remaining easy to handle. The expansive cockpit is intelligently designed for entertaining and features a spacious aft platform to easily facilitate a host of leisure activities.

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Fountaine Pajot Tanna 47

Fountaine Pajot Tanna 47

Comfort and elegance are what come to mind when you board the Tanna 47, which features a large U-shape galley and a cockpit that welcomes breathtaking views and an immense amount of natural light.

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Fountaine Pajot Aura 51

The Aura 51 is the latest addition to Fountaine Pajot's Sailing Catamaran line. With a focus on environmental sustainability, this 51-foot cruising catamaran boasts enhanced deck space and communication between the saloon and cockpit. Notably, the Aura 51 incorporates a spacious flybridge with a lounge and sunbathing area that integrates solar panels, producing an impressive 2000 watts of renewable energy—5 times more than comparable yachts with solar panels.

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Dufour 37 Yacht

Dufour 37

The Dufour 37 is the only yacht in her size range to offer so many living spaces on board. Whether the 3-cabin or 2-cabin version with its large bathroom, the interior is bathed in streams of natural light from its large central hull windows.

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Dufour 41

This revolutionary 40-foot yacht is reshaping the concept of outdoor living through its expansive cockpit. The yacht's sleek and captivating new design not only enhances its visual appeal but also provides a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience. Dufour is taking sophistication to new heights by crafting a cockpit space that rivals that of larger yachts. This accomplishment is a result of the skill and dedication of their sailing teams. The Dufour 41 effortlessly combines contemporary style, abundant natural light, and state-of-the-art advancements.

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Dufour 470 Sailing Monohull Atlantic Cruising Yachts

Dufour 470

This 47-foot performance monohull combines Dufour’s know-how and the brand’s desire to innovate. Her modern hull design and fluid deck layout make her an instant “classic” in the yard. She has been built simple and elegant with high performance for incredible thrills.

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Dufour 530

This 54-foot monohull has an open, secure, fully-equipped deck and breathtaking innovations including three completely distinct maneuvering layouts, a cockpit with all-new features, a revolutionary bimini concept, and beautiful aesthetics. She is a spacious, elegant sailboat with incomparable innovative down to the last detail.

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Free Live Seminars on the Smartest Way to Own

Reserve Your seat for a free live Business Yacht Ownership® seminar with Bill Lahr, an independent tax advisor and certified financial planner. Join us on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday of the Annapolis Fall Sailboat Show to learn how it’s possible to offset a substantial portion of new yacht costs with business income, special financing options, and potential tax advantages.

Seminars will be on:

Friday, October 13th at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Saturday, October 14th at 11:00am and 2:00pm

Sunday, October 15th at 11:00am

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An Informal Q&A with Our Yacht Owners

You are invited to join us for an informal Q&A session with ACY owners and hear about their experience with yacht purchase, charter management, yacht customization, maintenance, and some of their most memorable journeys. Come by the ACY Booth on Dock F1 at the Annapolis Boat Show and find out why yacht life starts with ACY.

Q&A Sessions will be:

Friday, October 13th, from 12:00pm-12:45pm

Saturday, October 14th, from 3:30pm – 4:15pm 

Sunday, October 15th, from 1:30pm-2:30pm 

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