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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Annapolis Yacht Club to Conduct Race Officials Symposium

Annapolis Yacht Club will christen its soon-to-be completed Sailing Center by conducting a broad-based symposium that will cover all aspects of race management.

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First Half of Frostbite Wraps Up – Hangover Bowl On Deck

After a frustrating fall with the breeze standing down more often than not, it was a picture perfect finish for Frostbite competitors with two races yesterday to bring the First Half Series total to seven races.

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AYC Race Officials Symposium Announced

Annapolis Yacht Club invites race officers, judges, and umpires to come to Annapolis on February 23-24, 2019, for a 2-day Race Officials Symposium dedicated to developing and improving race officiating in sailboat racing.

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