Come be a part of one of the oldest ocean races on the East Coast! As one of the Official Race Headquarters of the 2019 Annapolis-to-Newport Race, the Newport Yachting Center can get you up close and personal with all of the drama and excitement associated with this historic competition.
Contestants start the 475 mile race on June 7th and 8th just south of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and are expected to finish in Newport on June 10th and 11th. This year's race promises to be the most exciting ever with large and small boats in various classes, first-time entrants joining veteran skippers, and a never ending desire to best the record time of 40+ hours!
The Newport Yachting Center puts you close to everything!
The Newport Yaching Center is conveniently located and a short ride from Castle Hill Lighthouse, the official finish line of the Annapolis-to-Newport race.
DISTANCE BY WATER TAXI 30 minutes
DISTANCE BY CAR / TAXI 15 minutes
DISTANCE BY BIKE 25 minutes
When you're not involved in race related events, the Newport Yachting Center puts you in the middle of great cuisine, shopping and entertainment in downtown Newport. It's a location that can't be beat for the A2N Race!
Track the history of the race from the 1940's to today
Boats will be competing for a number of trophies and bragging rights
Newport offers fabulous restaurants, shopping, art, culture and more
Get the updated race information on the A2N Facebook page