Racing



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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R/C Bartlett & 'Teamwork' Place First in IRC 3 at Block Island Race Week

You never know how the week will end up with five possible days of racing, and this year’s Block Island Race Week had a little bit of everything for the 146 entries in 16 classes.

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Zarkowsky Wins Match Race Qualifier

Janel Zarkowsky, Assistant Sailing Coach at Georgetown University, advanced to the finals of this weekend’s US Sailing Match Race Qualifier hosted by AYC.

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Podium Finish for Team AYC at Seawanhaka

Annapolis Yacht Club team racers, bridging a fifty-year age span, competed at the inaugural Commodore Swan Regatta held last weekend at Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club in Oyster Bay, NY.

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