The Annapolis Yacht Club has long been associated with excellence in Race Management on and off the water. Racing takes place in one form or another, every month on the calendar at AYC including one design and handicap racing, junior, team & match racing events.

Since 2000, AYC has hosted World Championships, Hemispheres, North Americans & East Coast Championships for a multitude of classes including the International Star Class, Etchells, Farr 40, Beneteau 36.7, Mumm 30s, J/22, J/24, J/30, J/35, J/70, J/80, J/105, and J/109 fleets as well as a three-time host of the Rolex International Women’s Keelboat Championship. Windward-Leewards, Government Marks, Pursuit Starts, and Distance Races – the Annapolis Yacht Club Race Committee is committed to quality race management and the overall regatta experience and was recognized in 2011 by US Sailing when they were awarded St. Petersburg Yacht Club Trophy for excellent in race management.

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Fall Series — Three Stellar Weekends

During the Race Committee’s debrief on Sunday afternoon one subject stood out in everyone’s mind, when was the last time we had 3 Fall Series weekends in a row with great breeze, reasonable sea conditions, and moderate temperature? Not in a very, very long time was the unified response.

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J/22 Charters Available for Frostbite

Two of the seven J/22s have already been chartered but more are available for the 2017-2018 Frostbite Series which begins on Sunday, November 5, just 3 weeks away!

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Wullfs Top Corinthian J/70 Fleet

Tagging on to their 1st place overall finish in the Annapolis Yacht Club Fall Series, Jenn & Ray Wulff headed north to the other “AYC,” American Yacht Club, in Rye, New York to compete in the 2017 J/70 North Americans and not only finished in the top 3rd of the fleet but won the coveted top Corinthian prize.

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