Experience Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay like never before on this guided two-hour heritage cruise aboard the historic Skipjack Wilma Lee. Complimentary water is available onboard.
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Join our crew for a two-hour extraordinary cruise enjoying the golden hour on the Chesapeake Bay. Includes complimentary beverages (wine, beer, canned cocktails and soda).
Join our crew for a two-hour watch party of weekly Wednesday Night Races. Have a front row view as sailors compete! Includes complimentary beverages (wine, beer, canned cocktails and soda).
Give your guests the unique experience of setting sail with us on the Wilma Lee, one of only a few remaining Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks. Enjoy this special setting perfect for small weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, reunions, vow renewals, bachelor/bachelorette parties, cocktail parties, team building, or just a casual cruise on the water.
Experience Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay with one of our Specialty Cruises aboard the historic skipjack, Wilma Lee. Choose from a variety of our themed cruises and enjoy a two-hour sail for Mother’s Day, the Fourth of July or Watch Party!
Come experience life as a crew member living on the water, become familiar with skipjack terminology and tools, and explore the water ways and tributaries around the Bay. Students will be actively engaged in conducting water quality testing, investigating Bay animals, maritime history, and STEAM concepts, all while enjoying the beautiful Chesapeake Bay setting.
Set sail with us on the Wilma Lee, one of only 23 remaining Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks. Public cruises are offered from March to October. See our cruise descriptions below for costs, times, and departure points. Boarding starts 15 minutes prior to departure time, so please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure to allow ample time for parking. Cruises depart rain or shine, but are subject to cancellation due to high winds and unforeseen conditions. Tickets are refunded or rescheduled should Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park need to cancel.
Please see frequently asked questions below. If you need assistance with your order, please email email@example.com. We will get back to you during normal business hours (Mon. – Fri., 9am – 5pm). If you need assistance outside of business hours, please call the boat phone at 410-271-3074, which is checked the day of the cruise.
Don’t forget to tag us in your pictures while aboard the Wilma Lee! Use @skipjackwilmalee and @annapolismaritimemuseum on Instagram and @annapolismaritimemuseumandpark on Facebook.
All members receive a $5 discount on our Wednesday Night Races, Heritage, and Sunset Cruises. Become a member today!
We cruise rain or shine, but we will cancel two hours prior to departure for high winds or thunderstorms. We will contact you via text on the cell phone number provided. Cruises are subject to cancellation due to weather and unforeseen conditions and are fully refundable. No refunds for guest cancellations or no-shows.
Refer to your ticket for departure point. Cruises are from the Annapolis Maritime Museum unless otherwise noted on the ticket. Boarding starts 15 minutes prior to departure time, please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. We depart on time, please be prompt. No refunds for no-shows.