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CGF Annapolis Cup Postponed

The Coast Guard Foundation Cup in Annapolis, Md. has been postponed until next year, but The Annapolis Yacht Club still plans to host a distance race in the same format during the weekend of April 28-29. Additional information about the AYC race is available here.

The postponement ensures that the long-distance race will be a success next year.

"While we expect a good roster of participants, we need more sponsorships to underwrite the event and secure it as one of the Foundation's annual, or semi-annual fundraising events," Coast Guard Foundation President Anne B. Brengle said. "Postponing it to 2013 will also enhance the Cup's profile as a feeder race for the Annapolis to Newport Race, and will provide sailors and their boats with a competitive, local overnight distance race to ready themselves for longer race in June."

The 2013 Coast Guard Foundation Cup is scheduled for the weekend of April 26-28.


Comments (2)

  1. I loved the race last year. Consider making the race Biannual so boats can plan in advance.
  2. very disappointed with this decision. Have already arranged crew and made some logistical commitments to do this race.