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The MJM 35z Launch Party

Please join us to celebrate the launch of MJM’s newest model, the 35z, on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Harbor East Marina in Baltimore, MD. We will have the 35z hull #4 available to preview along with many other of the MJM models as this event coincides with the opening launc...
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2017 Chesapeake MJM Rendezvous

More information to follow shortly...
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Protect Your Investment

Now that the season has begun and everything is fixed, painted, varnished, and shined, what should you focus on to protect your investment? The old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is never more true than in boating. This is even more true if you are thinking about selling a season or two down the ro...
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J/121 Update and Caribbean 600

This past February I had the good fortune of racing in the Caribbean 600 for the first time, and it should be a race at the top of your bucket list. For starters, most boats stay in Falmouth and English Harbors of Antigua, which happen to be the winter destinations of choice for many of the world’s largest and most luxurious cruising yacht...
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Friends Become Rivals at the 2017 A2N Race

  Annapolis Yacht Club members Richard Born and Jimmy Praley grew up sailing on big boats with their fathers. Both began by racing on the Chesapeake Bay during elementary school and then graduated to offshore racing as teenagers. After a lot of dinghy racing in high school and college, Born and Praley eagerly returned to big boat racing...
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Life on the water... What is it to be a boater?

This is a question that we ask ourselves throughout our boating lives. I have been living out my dreams and pushed hard to experience anything that gets me on the water. Over the past several years I have had many discussions with our power and sail clients about what drives them to the water. Some sailors talk racing while others enjo...
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Survey and sea trial, the last big hurdle

After an offer has been accepted, the all-important survey and sea trial takes place. The surveyor works for the buyer and is responsible only to the buyer. Brokers know the surveyors in their areas and can reach out to other brokers outside their home area for recommendations, but it is imperative that the buyer do his or her own due ...
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AN EVENING WITH KEN READ, PRESIDENT, NORTH SAILS & JEFF JOHNSTONE, PRESIDENT, J/BOATS ON THE STATE OF DISTANCE RACING

North Point Yacht Sales, North Sails And J/Boats Present: An evening presentation and discussion by two of the sport's most influential voices on the growing trend towards adventure and destination sailing. Experience Comanche’s record breaking transit run and a recap of Vendee Globe excitement via video and Ken&rsqu...
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Financing your next boat? Here are some tips to help you stay ahead of the game.

There are many reasons why it’s a good idea to secure a pre-approval prior to starting your boat search.  You will be saving much time, money and effort by taking this initial step towards boat ownership.   The process is surprisingly quick and easy.  It’s as simple as completing an application and supplying the l...
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