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2013 Annapolis to Newport Race   

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Welcome to the 2013 Annapolis to Newport Race website. Below you will find announcements about the race, race documents, entry information, entry lists and results.

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2013 Race Announcements   
Results
The results are posted.  The Prize List is posted.  The scoring for the Chelsea Clock Seafarer Trophy, the Yacht Club Team Challenge and the Service Academy completion are posted  
Racing Classes - Scratch List
The list of boats and ratings and their class splits is posted.  
Amended Starting Sequence
The starting sequence has been delayed by 4 hours to avoid TS Andrea.  The updated sequence is posted.  
Yacht Club Team Challenge
Three boat teams representing their yacht clubs will compete for the City of Annapolis Trophy.  The city is providing clocks as keepers for the teams.  The teams that have formed so far are posted.  
Race Tracking
Yellowbrick, the leader in race tracking, will again this year provide the trackers and race viewing for the Annapolis-Newport race. Click here to go to the race viewer.  Each boat will be provided a tracking unit at registration that will provide position, speed and heading throughout the race. The update frequency will be every 30 minutes. The update frequency will be increased at the exit from the Bay, at the light tower turning mark and again at Block Island. This will allow awarding First Out of the Bay trophies for each class.   read more...
Chelsea Clock Seafarer Trophy Scoring
The scoring method for awarding the Chelsea Clock Seafarer Trophy has been announced.  Click on the read more link below to see the trophy and scoring.   read more...
Amendment No. 1 to NoR & SI's
The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions have been amended based on a change to PHRF class rules permitting rating boats using stored power.  The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions including the amendment have been posted.  
2013 Race Gear
  Capitol Logo has merchandise avalable with the new race logo. Click here for Official Race Merchandise.  
Safety at Sea Seminar
The Safety at Sea seminar at the Naval Academy will be held April 6th and 7th.  Click here for complete information on the seminar and enrollment information.  
Chelsea Clock Seafarer Trophy
Chelsea Clock has generously provided a new trophy, the Chelsea Clock Seafarer Trophy to be awarded for the best combined finishes in the 2013 Annapolis-Newport Race in each Division and the 2012 Newport-Bermuda Race.  They also provide the Chelsea Clock Mariner Trophy for the best combined finishes in the 2013 Annapolis-Newport and 2013 Marblehead-Halifax races.  
2013 A2N Notice of Race
The Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions are posted.  Online entry is open.  
Cruiser Division
In addition to IRC, PHRF and Double-Handed Divisions there will also be a Cruiser Division for the traditional racer-cruiser and cruising type boats based on displacement to length ratio and sail area to displacement ratio.  A brief explanation of the requirements for the division is posted.  Web based Disp/L and SA/Disp calculator and 100% foretriangle SA calculator.  
A2N Category 2 Offshore Regulations
The Category 2 Offshore Regulations Compliance Checklist including US and Annapolis-Newport prescriptions is posted.  
ISAF Offshore Regulations
ISAF has published the 2012-2013 Special Regulations Governing Offshore Racing.  These cover requirements for structural features, equipment and training.  The Annapolis to Newport Race is a Category 2 race.  
2013 Start
The 2013 race will start on Friday 7 June.  

2011 Annapolis-Newport Race   
Results
The results are posted.  All boats have finished or retired.  The results of the Yacht Club Challenge are posted.  The prize winners are posted.  Pictures from the Prize Giving are posted.  A final wrap up has been posted.  
Classes and Start Sequence
The scratch sheet and the starting sequence have been posted.  
Race Tracking
Click here to go to the race viewer sponsored by BluOpal Consulting.  
Race Tracking, Thomson Reuters Sponsorship
The race organizers have issued a press release describing the advanced race tracking that will be used and announcing the sponsorship of Thomson Reuters.  
Capitol Logo - Official Merchandise Supplier
  Capitol Logo has merchandise avalable with the new race logo. Click here for Official Race Merchandise  
Chelsea Clock Mariner Trophy
The organizers of the Marblehead-to-Halifax Ocean Race and the Annapolis to Newport Race are pleased to announce a new competition for boats competing in both events – the Chelsea Clock Mariner Trophy donated by the Chelsea Clock Company The competition will be for boats that race in the IRC, PHRF, PHRF Cruising Canvas and Double-handed Divisions in both races.   read more...
Life Rafts
 USA Services, which was a major supplier of rental rafts in Annapolis, has gone out of business. There are several companies that may still have rafts for rent - LRSE in Tiverton, RI; Winslow Life Raft Store in Charleston, SC;and Landrigan in East Boston, MA.  
Sailing Instructions
The Sailing Instructions have been posted.  
Notice of Race Amendment No. 3
Amendment No. 3 to the Notice of Race has been posted.  It clarifies the application of RRS 51, Movable Ballast, and RRS 52, Manual Power, to each of the racing divisions.  The Notice of Race incorporating Amendments 1, 2 & 3 has been posted.  
Notice of Race Amendments No. 1 and 2
Amendment No.1 to the Notice of Race has been posted.  It removes the change to IRC rule 15.  Amendment No. 2 to the Notice of Race has been posted.  It clarifies the entry fee due date.  
Notice of Race
The Notice of  Race has been posted.  Also posted is the Category 2 Offshore Regulations Compliance Check List.  This list includes the Annapolis-Newport prescriptions to the regulations.
Online entry is open.  There is an option to enter now, but pay later.  The entry fee must be paid by 26 May and is not refundable after that date.  

Cruiser Division Added for 2011
In addition to IRC, PHRF and IRC Double-Handed Divisions there will be a PHRF Cruiser Division in 2011.  This division will provide a home for the more traditional dual purpose boats and passage makers by excluding the light, powered up race boats.  To be eligible the boat must have a Displacement to Length Ratio of 200 or greater and a Sail Area to Displacement Ratio of 20 or less.  The boats will be allowed only cruising spinnakers.  
Boat and Crew Preparation
The December 7th seminar on preparing for the race was very well attended.  Reservations were cut off at 100 because of space limitations.  Gary Jobson made remarks ranging from strategy, to safety, to crew selection.  The three presentations that followed Gary’s remarks are posted.  Chip Thayer explained the new Cruiser Division.  Jim Mumper’s presentation dealt with boat prep and David Shaeffer covered crew selection and prep.  Two of the major take-home messages are:  start now with the Offshore Regs Compliance Checklist to identify the tasks needed to prepare the boat and start now to recruit your crew focusing on finding folks with prior offshore experience and the skill sets needed for an offshore race.   read more...
Atlantic Ocean Racing Series
New York Yacht Club and the Royal Yacht Squadron, in association with the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Storm Trysail Club have established a new series which includes the Annapolis to Newport Race.   read more...
Marion to Bermuda Race
The Marion to Bermuda Race is a classic for cruising yachts. The start on June 17 provides time for boats to complete the Annapolis to Newport Race with plenty of time to join the Marion to Bermuda fleet.  
US-IRC Gulfstream Series
The US-IRC Gulf Stream Series is made up of premiere events ranging from the Caribbean up the east coast to Nova Scota. The Annapolis to Newport race is one of the four offshore races included in the series. The other three are the Pineapple Cup Montego Bay Race, the RORC Carribean 600 and the Marblehead to Halifax Race. At least one of these races is required to qualify for the series.  
Stamford Yacht Club Ocean Racing Series
The Annapolis to Newport race is a qualifier for three series trophies offered by Stamford Yacht Club. Boats racing in the IRC Division are eligible to compete for the Northern Ocean Racing Trophy. Boats in the PHRF Division are eligible to compete for the New England Lighthouse Trophy and boats in the IRC Double-Handed Division are eligible to compete for the Double-Handed Ocean Racing Trophy. More information.  
2011 Start Date
The 2011 race will start on Friday 3 June.  This will allow participating yachts to also enter the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex on 10-12 June and the Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race week 19-24 June.  The race is a qualifying race for the New York Yacht Club's new Atlantic Ocean Racing Series, the centerpiece of which is the 2011 Transatlantic Race.  

2009 Annapolis-Newport Race   
Prize Giving Ceremony
Pictures from the Prize Giving are posted.  
Race Results
The results and the prize list are posted.  Wednesday 2128 - The last boat has finished.  The results of the competition amongst the service academy boats are posted.   read more...
Start Photos
Photos from the start are posted.  The photos are by AYC member Don Dement.  Some additional start photos by Mark Duehmig are posted.  
Race Tracker
The internet race tracker is presented by the Barbados Tourism Authority. Information for all boats will be updated hourly during the race. The tracking site is now active.  
Class Splits and Starting Sequence
The list of boats by racing class and the starting sequence have been posted.  
Entry List
The Entry List giving skipper, navigator, boat info, home port and yacht club has been posted on the regatta documents page.  
27 May Press Release
The course record of 42 hours, 58 minutes, 12 seconds is clearly threatened by entries such as George David’s 91’ maxi Rambler with Peter Isler aboard as navigator and Jim Grundy’s brand new custom Tripp 75 Bella Pita as well as perennial contender for line honors, Jim Muldoon aboard his custom 72’ Donnybrook Prim, entered by Henry Gibbons-Neff, is a modified Owens 41. Prim’s first Annapolis to Newport Race was in 1955 sailed by Morton Gibbons-Neff Jr. 54 years later this will be her 12th race. She already has two class wins.   read more...
2009 A2N Official Merchandise
Capital Logo is the Official Supplier of Merchandise for the 2009 Annapolis-Newport Race. Go to their website to pre-order gear for your team and have your boat's name embroidered on your gear! Capital Logo will be on site at the Opening Reception and in Newport at the All Hands Party.  
Notice of Race Amendments
Amendments 1 & 2 to the Notice of Race have been posted.  Amendment No. 1 brings the wording on advertising into conformity with the 2009 ISAF Regulation 20.  Amendment No. 2 invokes the US SAILING prescription to the IRC allowing an additional spinnaker at no rating penalty in an OSR Category 2 race..  
Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions
The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are posted.  Online enty is open.  Entries close 29 May.  
Offshore Special Regulations
Compliance with the ISAF Special Regulations Governing Offshore Racing (OSR) for Category 2 races is required.  The OSR Cat 2 Regs, including the US Prescriptions are available through the link on the right of this page. Entrants will be mailed a copy of the US SAILING Special Regulations booklet.  The Annapolis to Newport Race OSR checklist including the additional Annapolis to Newport requirements is posted.  
Race Start Date
The date of the start of the 2009 race will be Friday 5 June. The schedule will allow sailing the Annapolis to Newport Race, the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta and Storm Trysail Club's Block Island Race Week.  The Annapolis to Newport Race will provide racing in IRC and PHRF Divisions. A Double-Handed Division will race under IRC.  The Annapolis to Newport Race is one of the four offshore races in the US-IRC Gulf Stream Series, at least one of which must be sailed to qualify.  

2007 Annapolis-Newport Race   
RACE RESULTS
All boats have either finished or retired as of 0800 5 June. Results are posted. The results of the competition among Service Academy yachts are posted.  
Press Releases
Mark Myers, winner of the Double_Handed Division with Andy Hughes, has been awarded the Gaither Scott Trophy. The Scott Trophy is awarded at the discretion of the race committee.  The  June 7 Press Release is posted. Earlier press releases are posted here.  
2007 Photos
Photos from the start are posted: courtesy Don Dement and courtesy Dave Gallitano. A gallery of finish line photos and, courtesy Reg Genola, Prize Giving photos are posted.  
2007 Race Tracking
    To follow the race on the tracker website click here.  You can still replay the race to find the winning stategies. 

Corum USA, LLC has been announced as the sponsor of the online race tracking. Tracking will be provided by Horizon Marine's iBoat Track.
 

Racing Classes
The split of the Divisions into racing classes is posted.  
Yacht Club Challenge Teams
There are now nine Yacht Club Challenge teams competing for the trophy donated by the City of Annapolis.  The skippers of the three yachts representing the winning club will receive a replica of the City of Annapolis town hall clock.  The teams are: click here.  
Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions
The 2007 Notice of Race, three NoR Amendments and the Sailing Instructions are posted. For other race documents click here  
ORC Special Regulations
There is an important change included in the 2006-2007 Category 2 ORC Regulations. As originally posted and reported here, 30% of the crew, including the captain, would be required to have safety at sea training within the 5 years before the start of the race. On 12 Dercember ISAF posted an amendment to the Cat 2 ORC Regs changing 30% to 20%.  An amendment to the NoR has been posted. US SAILING maintains a schedule of Safety at Sea Seminars.  
US-IRC Gulf Stream Series
The US-IRC Gulf Stream Series is made up of premiere events ranging from the Caribbean up the east coast to Nova Scota. The Annapolis to Newport race is one of the three offshore races included in the series. The other two are the Pineapple Cup Montego Bay Race and the Marblehead to Halifax Race. At least one of these three races is required to qualify for the series.  
Stamford Yacht Club Ocean Racing Series
The Annapolis to Newport race is a qualifier for three series trophies offered by Stamford Yacht Club. Boats racing in the IRC Division are eligible to compete for the Northern Ocean Racing Trophy. Boats in the PHRF Division are eligible to compete for the New England Lighthouse Trophy and boats in the IRC Double-Handed Division are eligible to compete for the Double-Handed Ocean Racing Trophy. More information.  
Double-Handed Seminar
AYC hosted a discussion on double-handed racing on Thursday April 12 from 6:30 to 8:00. The discussion was led by experienced double-handed skipper David Schaeffer. Crew selection, boat preparation and offshore practices were covered.   read more...
2005 Race Tracking
To review the 2005 race, click here.  

2005 Annapolis-Newport Race   
Race Updates
Click here for FINAL RESULTS. The PRIZE LIST is posted. The race updates by date follow: 9 June; 10 June; 11 June; 12 June - Along the Coast; 12 June - Line Honors; 13 June; 14 June  
GPS Tracking of Race Boats
Click here for the Race Tracker sponsored in 2005 by T. Rowe Price.  
Racing Classes and Yacht Club Teams
The class splits and yacht club teams are posted.  
Entry List
The Entry List is posted. The list has owner, captain, navigator, home port, yacht club, boat design and length information.  
Race Documents

The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are posted.  


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