It's time to get your vessel ready for a fun-filled boating season! Here are 10…
Looking for a gift for a boat enthusiast? Are people asking you what you want for Christmas? The best gifts are ones that create memories and actually get used. This holiday season, if you’re looking to get away from the typical material gift, check out Herrington Harbour North’s handpicked list of unique and memorable gifts.
1. Boat Cleaning Subscription
2. Fishing Charter Experience
Memories make the best gifts, especially ones that involve reeling in large rockfish with your friends. Gift a fishing experience with one of our on-site charter boats: Backdraft, Big Worm, Hook Mash, Miss Grace, Patent Pending, and The Last Hurrah.
3. Sailing Course at The Sailing Academy
Give the gift of sailing. Located on-site, The Sailing Academy offers basic, intermediate, and advanced courses for all ages. The academy’s seasoned instructors use an on-water coaching method for students to learn how to sail by doing. Classes are up to 4 students and private/family classes are up to 5.
4. Bottom Painting Package
Bottom painting is one of the most labor intensive and time-consuming jobs for every boat owner. This year, save your favorite boater time and effort with a Herrington Harbour North bottom painting package. To schedule a bottom painting, use the online work request form or purchase a Herrington Harbour gift card by contacting the marina office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. TowBoatUS Membership
Give the gift of a TowBoatUS Membership and enjoy peace of mind knowing your boater will be covered with a year of trusted on-water service. Family owned and operated, TowBoatUS has 11 tow boats equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to serve boaters throughout the Chesapeake Bay. Their experienced crew offers routine and emergency towing, fuel delivery, soft ungrounding and jump start services. For more information and specials, contact Christine at 410-255-8700.
6. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Membership
Give the gift of wonder with a Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum membership. Members enjoy free general admission, docking privileges, free or reduced admission to virtual programs and classes, and reciprocal admission to over 70 Council of American Maritime Museums (depending on level of membership).
Through December 16 current members are invited to buy a gift membership for their family and friends for 50% off the regular price. To take advantage of this limited time offer, call 410-745-4991.
7. Herring Bay Yacht Club Membership
Whether a powerboater or sailor, a Herring Bay Yacht Club membership is the fun gift for the boater in your life—after all, their motto is “Real People, Real Cruising, Real Fun!”. HBYC offers members organized cruises, typically 4 or 5 weekend cruises and one 7 to 9 day cruise. Members also enjoy reciprocity with other yacht clubs in the USA. Membership is $225 for new members and $175 for membership renewal.
8. Herrington Harbour Sailing Association Membership
Give the gift of racing, cruising and enjoying the Bay with a Herrington Harbour Sailing Association membership. Entering it’s 40th season, Herrington Harbour Sailing Association holds Wednesday night races in Herring Bay, cruising adventures, seminars, and women-only programming. Membership is $75 per year per family or $155 per year if you intend to race with HHSA.