Maryland

Keeping Tradition Alive

Keeping Tradition Alive

Bluewater Plays a Role in Family’s Boating Legacy John Conrad would tell you that he was born into boating. “My dad always had boats, and I began working on boats as a teen and young adult,” he says. About twenty years ago, Conrad bought his first boat and has...

An Olde Hatt Doing New Tricks

Dear Mrs. Boone (Jan): Now that the summer has started to wane, I wanted to send you this very heartfelt note regarding our professional experience dealing with Bluewater and especially our broker, Scott MacDonald. My husband got thru a very nasty cancer treatment in...
A Poem to Conclude the Bluewater Summer Cruise

A Poem to Conclude the Bluewater Summer Cruise

While we love good comments and praises, this has to be one of the highest compliments yet! One of our 2016 Summer Cruise participants was so moved by the event that she took the time to write a poem about it. We are so appreciative of our Bluewater family and friends...
Maryland Permanently Caps Boat Sales Tax

Maryland Permanently Caps Boat Sales Tax

Three years ago the State of Maryland instituted a sales tax cap for yacht sales.  The tax was and has been 5% but was capped at $15,000.  A $300,000 boat would be $15,000 and a $400,000 boat would also be $15,000.  The tax cap was temporary and had a “sunset...