-2019 Artists, Artisans and Marine Professionals - First Posting -

Please take some time to look over the list of vendors who will be coming to our show from many parts of the U.S. They include people with Local, National, and in some cases, International reputations.

Among our Artists and Artisans you will find Painters, Photographers, Sculptors, Furniture Makers, Wildlife Carvers, Authors, Model Makers, Fabric Artists, Jewelers, Sellers of Nautical Antiques and Collectibles, and much more.

Among our Marine Professionals you will find Boat Builders, Boat Restorers, a Naval Architect, a Chrome-Plater, Canvas and Sail Makers, Rope and Accessories, Tools and Supplies, and Others Providers of Maritime Goods and Services.

Because this is the first posting for this year's festival it is not a complete list. Please be sure to check back.

...last updated: May 15, 2019

ACBS Ship's Store

- Antique and Classic Boat Society - Here you can find out more about Antique & Classic Boats, purchase ACBS clothing and learn about our club.

If Vintage Boats interest you, come over and find out what's going on in The Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the ACBS.

Website: chesapeakebayACBS.org

Benford Design Group and Tiller Publishing

- Jay Benford - St. Michaels, Maryland -

Designer of St. Michaels iconic "Patriot", Jay has designed a wide variety of boats, both pleasure and commercial.

He sells Maritime books, including his own, from which you can build some of his designs.

Website: benford.us

Benford Yacht Hat

- Jeanie Benford Jordan - Inverness, Florida -

Bringing the classic Captain's Hat back to market

Made in America in 11 custom sizes

Website: benfordyachthat.com

Big Ship Salvage

- Jim Unger - Milan, Ohio -

Jim is the new owner of BigShipSalvage, started by John Clifford. He carries an outstanding selection of Ships Lanterns and other Maritime Antiques.

Website: www.bigshipsalvage.com

Bill's Tool & Supply

- William Bruce - Lebanon, Pennsylvania -

USA made tools, abrasives,hardware, marine parts, metal finishing specialties and more.

BOKA Gallery

- Bob & Kathy Kaye - Navarre, Florida - Nautical and wildlife images of the shore painted and etched into glass and stained glass.

Website: www.facebook.com/BOKA.Gallery

Cambridge Canvas & Sail Loft

- A full service marine fabricator, specializing in all your above deck needs such as full fitted winter covers, bimini tops, sails, sail covers, dodgers, full enclosures as well as exterior cushions.

Website: www.cambridgecanvassail.com

Grover Cantwell

- Salisbury, Maryland - Grover is an Eastern Shore Favorite.

Grover is one of the show's original fine artists.

Lighthouse Portraits by Cam Chapman Photography

- Cam Chapman - Wiston, Florida - Professional photographer with a passion for lighthouses.

Website: CamChapman.com

Carved Fish By Dave

- Dave Newcomer - North Conway, New Hampshire - Dave travels from New Hampshire. You will quickly see why so many people love his work.

Artist Edwin L. Cook Sr.

- Harbeson, Delaware -


The Old Pacrats

- John Engstrom - Elaine Flint - Newark, Delaware -

Antique Nautical Prints - Antique Model Boats

- Model Boats by Howard Freeman -

- Federalsburg, Maryland -

Builder of Model Bay Boats Old & New. Custom Models, Restoration and Display Cases

Crabtown Photography

- Joe Gruver - Arnold, Maryland - Go to his website. Joe has a special way of capturing things...

Website: http://www.annapoliscrabtownphotos.com

Seacrets of the Universe

- Joan & Michael Devaney - Salisbury, Maryland -

Hand-blown glass and other original jewelry

Website: luxglassworks.com

- Harry Dill -

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

- Harry combines his carving skills with low maintenance flora to create living sculptures -

Nat Lake Co.

- Larry Nataline - Summerfield, Florida -

Maker of Adirondack Style Chairs from Vintage Water Skis, Ski Racks and Home Decor Signs

Jerry, Jane & Robert LeCompte

- Dockside Boatworks - Cordova, Maryland -

Specialists in all facets of classic boat restoration and repair

Website: docksideboatworks.com


- Rob Williams - Silver Spring, Maryland - Sculling skiffs, shells and sailboats from Little River Marine.

Website: gottarow.com

Wildfowl Carvings

- Bill Hickson - Cordova, Maryland - Bill is a well known and highly respected bird carver in the Eastern Shore tradition.

Carole Ann Heck - Artist

- Baltimore, Maryland -

Oil and Watercolor Paintings.

Aimo Hill - Artist

- Annaopolis, Maryland -

Oil and Watercolor Paintings.

Kelley's Creations

- Kelly Gravenor- Snow Hill, Maryland

Quilted fabric handbags, totes, accessories

Website: kelleyscreations.etsy.com

Ed Kuhn

- Chincoteague, Virginia - One of the well-known members of the Chincoteague carving community.

Ed carves beautiful birds and fish.

Maryland Natural Resources Police Reserve Officers

- Annapolis, Maryland -

- Marine Safety -

Website: dnr.maryland.gov/nrp/Pages/BoatingSafety

Model Boats by John Into and Nancy Price

- St. Michaels, Maryland - They make models 100% from scratch for a variety of customers throughout the world including naval architects, corporations and museums.

Check out their book: "Fundamentals of Model Boat Building".

Website: intothings.com

Nifty Driftwood

- Amy L. Newcomb - Avon Lake, Ohio - Driftwood sculptures and nautical sign boards.

Joan Orme

- Joan Orme - Easton, Maryland - Photographer of life on the Eastern Shore.

Russ Orme

- Russ Orme - Easton, Maryland - Pen and ink on oak, photography, paintings, philosopher

and author of several books about life on the Eastern Shore.

Park Trading Co.

- Don Parks - St. Michaels, Maryland -

You can learn some amazing things about the Chesapeake Bay from Don's books.

Ed Stough and Susan Keller

- Milton, Delaware -

Ed does Stylized Carvings, Susan is a Painter.

Phillips Wharf Environmental Center

- Tilghman Island, Maryland - Dedicated to preserving the wildlife of the Chesapeake Bay and teaching us how to protect this important resource.

Go inside the "Fish Mobile" where you'll find horseshoe crabs, sea horses and other living creatures of the Chesapeake Bay.

Website: www.pwec.org

Quillows by Fran

Fran Phillips - Easton, Maryland - Quilts that convert to pillows - Good for tight spaces, such as on a boat...

Website: quillowsbyfran.com

Chesapeake Workboat Modeling

- John P. Raeder Jr. - Mechanicsville, Maryland -

- John is dedicated to preserving Chesapeake Workboats through Model Making -

Website: baybuiltmodels.com

Mary Kramer - Mother Mary's Creations

- Easton, Maryland -

Nautical Resin Art

Sterling Graham Collection

-Gary Graham - Clarksrange, Tennesee -

Nautical lighting, teak benches, vintage advertisements

- Michelle Burke -

-Elkton, Maryland -

Painter of decoys, turtles and other items

The Rope Locker

- Jim Torbert - Felton, Delaware - Seller of rope, common and uncommon and specializes in making and teaching difficult splices and knots.

Ask him what a "Gripmoor" is...

Website: www.theropelocker.com

Will Ruhland Distinctive Finishes

- Salisbury, Maryland - Specialist in restoration and fine finishing of Wooden Boats and Cars.

Olde Wye Pen Company

- Donald Schultz - Preston, Maryland -

Fine writing instruments turned from White Oak salvaged from what was Maryland's State Tree: The Wye Oak.

Website: wyeoakpens.com

Seaglass Originals

- Carson & Bonnie Riley- Lewes, Delaware - Local handcrafted seaglass jewelry and seashell crafts -

Cape Woolamai Mercantile Co.

- David Phillips - Round Hill, Virginia - Fine clothing, accessories, coolers and other items imported from Australia.

Website: capewool.com

Tow Jamm Marine, Inc.

- Knapp's Narrows and Kent Narrows, Maryland -

Insured - Towing - Salvage - Ungrounding - Diving - Battery Jumps

Website: towjammmarine.com

Mary Lou Troutman

- Cozy Cupboard - Dameron, Maryland - Official Poster Artist for 2008 -

Marylou holds many awards including Maryland Life Magazine's 2012 "Finest Artist in Southern Maryland"

Website: maryloutroutman.com

Unique Wood Sculptures

- Tom Yates - Annapolis, Maryland - Tom sees people (or fish, or other things) in trees and brings them out.

-John Ladow - Rhineland Cutlery -

- Melbourne, Florida -

Forged German Steel Kitchen Knives and Accessories

Website: rhinelandcutlery.com

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 21 - 03

- "Volunteers dedicated to boating safety" -

William Veasey - Elkton, Maryland

Carver, Author, Teacher

Waterfowl Festival - Hall of Fame, Ward Museum - Living Legend Award, Author of 14 books on the art of carving, etc...

Nancy Richards West

- Chincoteague Island, Virginia -


Website: Nancywest.com

Tricia Veasey

- Bronson, Florida -

Master Carver and Author - Hand carved decorative Birds and Waterfowl

Wade Technologies

- Jim Wade - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. - Electroplating and buyer and seller of metal parts for boats.

Chesapeake Bay Model Boats

- Charles Willey Sr. - Linkwood, Maryland -

In this area, the name Willey is well-respected when it comes to model boats.

Wooden Boat Restoration

- George Hazzard - Millington, Maryland - An experienced restorer of classic wooden boats.

Website: www.mywbr.com

Wood Grain Interpretation

- Steve Lucy - Grasonville, Maryland - Steve brings art and function together beautifully with fine furniture for boat or home.

Woody Caps

- Linda Nagle Warner - Annapolis, Maryland -

You know those hats that everone says: "Where do I get one of those?" Right here!

...plus boat bailers and other important things...

Website: woodycaps.com

Please check back for updates. It's going to be a great show. Don't miss it!

If you would like more information about our vendors, or you feel that you would be an asset to our show,

please contact Nancy Price or John Into at 410-745-5954

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