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Annapolis Yacht Club Inc
2 Compromise St.
The Annapolis Yacht Club Foundation (AYCF) was established by the Annapolis Yacht Club to:
provide an opportunity for its members to act collectively to foster local excellence in national and international amateur sailing competition,
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AYC Annapolis to Newport Race
1. Donnybrook - James Muldoon
3. Donnybrook - J. P. Muldoon
3. Donnybrook (Santa Cruz 70) - James Muldoon
4. Challenge America (Farr 80 Ketch) - Robert E. Turner IV
First to finish was Donnybrook (ex- Starlight Express), a Santa Cruz 70 owned by Jim Muldoon
, in 64 hours and 20 minutes.
11. DONNYBROOK (SC 70)- JAMES MULDOON
...Donnybrook, the Santa Cruz 70 owned by AYC member Jim Muldoon, didn't fare so well.
For the second straight Annapolis-to-Newport Donnybrook was first to finish, but corrected to ninth in IMS I class and 13th in fleet.
Donnybrook had lodged a protest seeking a time reduction for its run-in with a Navy missile testing exercise.Muldoon
and crew lost approximately two hours when they were ordered to motor out of a restricted area.Unfortunately the race committee ruled there was no provision for such an incident.Time allowances can only be awarded for yachts that effect a rescue or otherwise provide aid to a troubled vessel.
This year's Annapolis-to-Newport was in effect two races.Race one was an agonizing trip down the Chesapeake Bay that took Donnybrook 28 hours and Trepidation 38.Between Smith Island and the target ships the entire 50-boat fleet had to anchor for several hours to avoid being swept backwards by tide in the totally becalmed conditions.
8. Donnybrook - James Muldoon