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.


Racing News

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Youthful crew helps McNeil capture class honors at Screwpile

The past commodore of the Annapolis Yacht Club took a team that included his daughter Caroline and her friends Porter Kavle and Willy Comerford to Block Island Race Week.

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AYC Announces Details for Inaugural Race to Solomons

Following a two-year hiatus, Annapolis Yacht Club is bringing back a sailboat race to Solomons Island – albeit with a new look.

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Member Success on the Great Lakes

Verve Cup has been a perennial summer favorite for sailors in the Chicago area for years, and if you walk the docks of Chicago Yacht Club you’ll often bump into an Annapolis-based sailor.

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