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 entry Rattle-n-Rum captures top honors at Charleston Race Week

AYC members enjoyed success at Charleston Race Week, including Teddy and Joanna Haaland aboard Palmetto Trophy winner Rattle-n-Rum, and Viper 640 class winners Geoff and Mary Ewenson.

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Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis Partners with 2018 J/22 Worlds

Annapolis Yacht Club is proud to announce that Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis has come aboard as presenting sponsor for the 2018 J/22 World Championship, being held September 9-14 on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Charleston Race Week Wraps Up as Weather Turns

2018 Charleston Race Week once again proved to be one of the most popular regattas on the east coast, with 239 entries in one design and handicapped classes.

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