The 2016 Bacon Sails Annapolis to Bermuda Race committee is pleased to announce a special offer from Harney Rigging, your source for Grand Prix rigging services on the Bay. In support of the 2016 Bacon Sails Annapolis to Bermuda Race, Harney Rigging is offering a 20% discount on full rig inspections and rig tuning services for 15 racers. The discount is available on a first come, first served basis through a sign up sheet at the Saturday, February 6 Navigation Seminar, being held at 31 Rowe Blvd. in Annapolis, MD. For additional details please contact Harney Rigging at 703-283-2317 or visit harneyyachtrigging.com"
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2016 will be the 20th running of the biannual Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race and we're working hard to make it the best race ever. We are proud to announce the Race has a new sponsor club in Bermuda, the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, located in the heart of the Island's center. We are also excited about our new Mentoring Program to help new racers get to the starting line.
Check back here, or sign up for email updates, to discover the latest developments such as seminars and social events during the coming year leading up to the Race's start.
News and Updates:
Info on the upcoming Skipper's and Crew Social on April 9th will be announced soon. Stay tuned and mark your calenders now!
If you missed it, we'll have the presentations uploaded to the website soon
Thanks to Mike Lehmkuhl, Alex Zahl, and other committee members who volunteered for the Prepare Your Boat seminar at which over forty attendees took advantage of the opportunity to learn from two seasoned ocean racers and safety specialists what will be required to prepare their boats and their crews for the 2016 Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race.
If you're interested, the powerpoint presentation used by Mike and Alex during the seminar is available here.
A beautiful little piece showing the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club grounds and docks during the Marion to Bermuda Race. The RHADC is the new Bermuda host club for the Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race in 2016.
The A2B Race committee is pleased to announce the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club as the Bermuda host club for the 2016 Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race.
Founded in 1882, The Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, located in Paget, near Hamilton,has a rich history as a host for offshore racers and cruisers and offers full facilities for the visiting yachtsman. For more information on the club, please visit http://www.rhadc.bm.
In addition to the new host venue, the committee has created a new mentorship program to assist first time participants with race preparation. For more information on the program, please visit the Mentor page in Resources on this site.