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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Feast or Famine for Fall Series 3

With 80 degrees, humidity, and light air just a few days before the remnants of Hurricane Michael blew by, it hardly seemed like Fall Series could be wrapping up this weekend, but Saturday’s conditions brought competitors back to reality.

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2018 Star Worlds Wrap Up

Kicking off the week-long competition with two days of no wind and one day of too much wind, competitors at this year's International Star Class World Championship had to be patient to get in the minimum number of races prescribed for a championship.

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AYC Frostbite Series First Half - Nov. 4

As the United States Sailboat Show wraps up, we're reminded that the popular winter series at the Club is less than a month away. Official documents and online registration are available on the AYC Racing Page.

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