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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Members on the Move

The Lightning Dixie District Championship, held June 16-17 at Leesylvania Park in Virginia, was won by Craig Cobbum.

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Newport Bermuda Competitors Begin to Cross the Finish Line

Enjoying the title of First to Finish, George David’s Rambler 88 moved ahead of competitors to cross the finish line just over 50 hours after crossing the starting line in Newport.

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XP44 Sly First to Finish in A2B

Congratulations to Bob Fox and his crew on Sly for being the first vessel to cross the finish line with an elapsed time of 5:10:43:34.

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