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 Announces New Races to Oxford and Solomons

Annapolis Yacht Club is pleased to announce two new races for 2018, thereby increasing the weekend racing options for boat owners throughout the mid-Chesapeake Bay.

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Class Newcomer Captures J/24 East Coast Championship

Member Mark Hillman, a multi-time champion in the J/24 class, put together a top-notch crew that topped a typically talented 24-boat fleet in the East Coast Championship, held last weekend out of Severn Sailing Association.

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