about aps

APS - Annapolis Performance Sailing is the world leader in outfitting sailors. Located in Annapolis, MD, we are staffed exclusively by experienced sailors, and relied on by cruising and racing sailors for our expert knowledge and personal service. Check out the APS Advisor which contains our sailing knowledge and information resources. The APS Sailing Blog is your source for trending content affecting the sailing world, and our thoughts on caring for our waters and the future of sailing. Our Expert Advice section has articles and videos on how to choose gear, gear care and tips; and also Expert Reviews which highlight more in-depth, practical product information.
Since 1991, APS has been the place to outfit you and your boat with all of your sailing clothing, apparel and foul weather gear needs; sailboat line and rope; boat parts, gear and hardware . Our in-house rigging department produces beautiful splices & swages, running & standing rigging. For the one design sailor we have the most extensive offering of sailboat equipment and accessories. Let us know how we can assist you.