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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Annapolis Yacht Club's Star Sailors Around the Globe

Please wish AYC member Shane Zwingelberg the best of luck at this year’s Star European Championship and Star Sailors League Breeze Grand SLAM in Riva del Garda, Italy!

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Spring Race to Oxford - Second Time's a Charm

The 2019 Spring Race to Oxford sponsored by The Hinckley Company went off without a hitch with close to 60 competitors spread over 8 classes.

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Shifty Conditions for Spring Harbor Competitors

The weather mark boat RC volunteers had their work cut out for them on Saturday, with breeze anywhere from 5-10kts and oscillating between 345 to 090 degrees throughout the day.

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