Onboard Reporter

Competitors and friends, Post your "Best Onboard Reporter" images and video at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1713926845562205/
Post a photo of your Crew and Boat preparing for the race. Contact your friends and family by sat phone and have them post your racing adventure for you while underway. See more info on prizes at the link below.

Please start a thread for your boat in https://www.facebook.com/groups/1713926845562205/ and have friends comment on you thread to add their updates.

Link to more Info in a pdf

DANBoater will provide free emergency medical advice

The 2016 Bacons Sails Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race Committee is thrilled to announce DAN Boater as a new sponsor for 2016! In addition to their generous financial support, DANBoater will provide free emergency medical advice to all racers for the duration of the race! For 35 years DANBoater has been giving boaters peace of mind when offshore and overseas.  Having completed over 10,000 emergency medical evacuations, and fielded 40,000 emergency calls, DAN knows how to keep you safe during your travels! Find out more about their cost effective benefits at www.danboater.org

Bacon Sails Becomes Name Sponsor

he Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race (A2B) Committee is proud to announce that Bacon Sails & Marine Supplies is the name sponsor of the 2016 race.

Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies has been outfitting sailors since 1959. Family owned and operated, Bacons began selling used sails in Annapolis and now provides the worldwide boating community with the best in Used Sails, New Sails and Canvas, Used Sailboat and Powerboat Hardware, plus all the brand new hardware and gear available in any marine store, but at a great price! Bacon’s long-term commitment to quality, service, and integrity has placed them at the forefront of the industry.

Bacon Sails in Annapolis, Maryland houses an enormous in-stock inventory of over 10,000 sails. They also offer thousands of items of new and used hardware!

Whether you are outfitting for the A2B, a circumnavigation, the next big round the marks race, or just a relaxing weekend on the water, let Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies and their knowledgeable staff help you get what you need, used or new, at a great price!

This year’s A2B has expanded and now offers six categories, including the latest addition: Mini 6.5’s. Currently there are 33 entrants, with more to come before the May 1 deadline.

Bacon Sails has been a sponsor of the A2B since 2014, and provides support for all A2B participants as well as the international sailing community. We are delighted that Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies has chosen once again to support this 2016 Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race.

Three New Categories Added for A2B 2016 Race!

The 2016 Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race is pleased to announce THREE NEW categories for racing in 2016! In addition to the ORR, spinnaker, non-spinnaker and cruising classes, A2B now invites multihulls, double-handed racers, and owners of Mini-Transat boats to compete in the race.

The diversity of boats racing from Annapolis to Bermuda and the unique A2B Mentorship Program for new competitors makes the Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race the "must-do race" of the 2016 season. Register today at http://www.bermudaoceanrace.com

For more information please contact entries@bermudaoceanrace.com