Looking to captain your own boat for a day? Set your sights on Annapolis KayakSports in Deale.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
It's time cast off the shore and get underway. Your boating adventure awaits at Annapolis KayakSports in Deale.
When Pete and Kate Vonderheide moved from Hawaii to Annapolis to live closer to their family, they thought they'd have to give up a career of ocean kayaking to resume responsible office jobs. Soon they recognized the historic city harbor's lack of kayak tours and knew they couldn't stay inside forever. Their shared passion for history spurred them to research and interview the locals until they'd compiled enough historic material to start leading tours. Today, their tours can teach something new even to locals.
The Vonderheides continue to assemble a team of outdoor guides certified in CPR and first aid who all bear a well-researched knowledge of area wildlife and history. These experts lead two-hour scenic tours through the historic harbor. Starting each excursion with a brief paddling lesson, they put first-timers at ease with basic instruction and an amiable demeanor, unlike guides who rely only on their convincing Captain Ahab impressions. Excursions begin at the Spa Creek headwaters in Truxtun Park and lead participants into open-harbor waters to drift in full view of the state capitol building, the US Naval Academy, and historic Eastport. Trips peak at the City Dock, where participants receive a break to take photos and rest. On the return trip, guides field open-ended questions about city history such as presidential visits, the crabbing and oystering trade, and whether George Washington had to swim using floaties.
If Annapolis Community Boating had it's way, everyone could go out and explore the water on a boat, even if they couldn't afford to own boats of their own. That's why its team of volunteers and instructors–along with a fleet of 35 vessels–open up maritime activities to anyone in the neighborhood. It uses this fleet to run a variety of boating programs including youth summer camps and sailing lessons to teach people how to navigate on their own in the great outdoors. Weekend rentals, on the other hand, let you venture out wherever your imagination can take you on a kayak, canoe, or paddle board.
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Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Wanting to share their love of the area's natural beauty and its peaceful waterways, James Wolf and Kelly Mack established Shallow Creek Kayaks in the summer of 2012. The pair has since built a robust roster of new, brightly colored, and easy-to-paddle single and tandem kayaks, which it delivers to locations within a 30-mile radius of Shallow Creek—including many Baltimore-area launch sites. Shallow Creek Kayaks also has accessories available, including paddles and life vests.