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 Posted On Monday, October 28, 2019
2019 J/24 Worlds – 79 Teams Strong 
The “work horse” of the J/Boats family had an amazing number of competitors from around the globe on the waters of Biscayne Bay this past week, with 79 competitors wrapping up five days of competition on Saturday, October 26 after 10 races.
J/105s and J/35s Round Out the ’19 Regatta Calendar 
The fall championships for two long standing one design fleets took place over the weekend with the J/105s competing in the Chesapeake Bay Championship and the J/35s for their Mid-Atlantic Championship.
Double Handed Distance Race – A Star is Born?  
The race highlights video for the Double Handed Distance Race is here! We think the completed piece is great and congratulations to Mike Coe and Cate Muller who won the best clip submission prize awarded by the Event Committee.
 Posted On Monday, October 21, 2019
Championships Wrap Up for Etchells and Stars 
Soggy and breezy conditions for the second and final day couldn’t dampen the energy on the race course with fierce competition in both classes.
 Posted On Monday, October 14, 2019
Alerions, Harbor 20s and J/70s Wrap up Fall Series 
Competitors arrived at the Club on Saturday morning for the final day of the 79th Fall Series to be greeted by a high tide that blurred the line between the launching area by the hoists and Annapolis Harbor.
2019-2020 Frostbite Series – 3 Weeks Away 
As Fall Series wraps up and with only two weekends left on the 2019 regatta calendar, that means that the kick off to the fall/winter racing series is just around the corner.
Double Handed Distance Race Videography Winner Announced 
The Notice of Race for the inaugural event alerted competitors that they were expected to carry an onboard “action camera” to record their adventure throughout the 24 hour race.
Etchells and Stars – Championship Weekend 
Although both classes have shared this fall weekend on the AYC regatta calendar for years, this is the first time in recent memory that they are also both hosting major fleet championships during the regatta.
 Posted On Monday, October 07, 2019
Ewenson at Champion of Champions Competition 
This past weekend, U.S. Sailing's Champion of Champions event was sailed on provided Ideal 18s at Stamford Yacht Club. Geoff Ewenson and Skipper Christopher Raab were on the podium to accept the 3rd place trophy after 13 races in a competition against 19 other top teams from around the country.
79th Fall Series Weekends – Two Down, One To Go 
In planning the 2019 Fall Series schedule, the Sailing Committee looked back at various iterations of the Club’s popular multi-weekend regatta and suggested a format tailored to participating classes. Weekend 1 had J/22s and J/80s sailing drop-marks courses on Saturday and Sunday.
 Posted On Monday, September 30, 2019
AYC Double Handed Distance Race Success 
Months in the planning, including ensuring that safety requirements for both the boats and crew were met and that the weather cooperated for the course chosen by the PRO, Jim Capron, Sunday afternoon the last of the 17 boats entered in the event crossed the finish line at 16:29:23.
2019 J/70 North Americans 
Hosted by Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, the regatta wrapped up on Sunday with 10 races on the board and a number of Club members and Annapolis locals listed in the top 20.
 Posted On Monday, September 23, 2019
Weekend Racing Wrap Up 
The Race Committees for both the Fall Race to Solomons and the J/30 North Americans were on pins and needles waiting to see if they lucked out with better than predicted conditions, and BOTH were rewarded in the long run for their patience.
J/22s Available for 2019-2020 Frostbite Series 
Prior to the recent Annapolis YC 3-2-1 Invitational our J/22s had a bit of a face lift, so the hulls are buffed, any rigging or equipment in need of TLC has been updated, and all boats were equalized before sailing, so… time to think about chartering one for the upcoming Frostbite Series.
 Posted On Monday, September 16, 2019
Annapolis YC 3-2-1 Invitational Wrap Up 
The inaugural ANNAPOLIS YC 3-2-1 Invitational wrapped up Sunday after 21 flights and 63 races over three days of chamber of commerce weather. New York Yacht Club won the historic Sparkman and Stevens trophy followed by Annapolis Yacht Club 2 in second and Severn Sailing Association in third.
 Posted On Thursday, September 12, 2019
AYC 3-2-1 Invitational Brings Unique Format to New National Trend 
Annapolis Yacht Club has created its own regatta that will be different from anything currently out there. Commodore Jim Ellis is proud to announce the inaugural AYC 3-2-1 Invitational will be held this coming weekend with a total of seven teams participating.
Watching the 3-2-1: Best Spectator & Photo Ops in Sailing 
Tacking duels, fake jibes, “emergency spins” to exonerate fouls: all these wild maneuvers and more will be on display this weekend, as AYC sailors take on the New York Yacht Club and five other teams in the innovative 3-2-1 regatta.
 Posted On Monday, September 09, 2019
AYC Inaugural Events Around the Corner 
Later this week we will host the first Annapolis YC 3-2-1 Invitational with teams from around the US competing in both team and match racing disciplines. Following on the heels of the “3-2-1” is the AYC Double Handed Distance Race with close to 20 competitors in both a one design J/105 class as well as ORC entries.
 Posted On Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Fall Racing Includes Distance and Drop Marks Courses 
With the calendar turned to September, that means the Fall Race to Solomons and AYC’s 79th Fall Series are just around the corner.
Another ALDR for the Books 
The Annapolis Labor Day Regatta, which is co-organized by AYC and EYC, wrapped up with 81 boats entered in nine different classes. Saturday’s initial prediction of light air ended up being the best of the two days for the regatta.
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