Welcome to the 2014 J/80 World Championships


Eastport Yacht Club, on behalf of J/80 Fleet 10 and the J/80 Class Association, invites you to Annapolis and the beautiful Chesapeake Bay to compete in the 2014 World Championship regatta, September 28 through October 4, 2014!

Top notch Race Committee led by Principal Race Officer Sharon Hadsell,NRO (USA), a representative International Jury with Charlotte Greppe, IJ/IU (SWE) as Chief Judge, professional staff and volunteers experienced with running large scale world class events are all ready to welcome you to a guaranteed excellent regatta.

Our facility is uniquely situated on the Severn River at the mouth of the Chesapeake, allowing for a quick commute to the Race Course.  Our modern Marina is able to accommodate the participating sailboats in one central location, conveniently located adjacent to our newly renovated clubhouse and grounds where all regatta activities will take place under the tents. We offer full service dining/bar as well as shower facilities.

Eastport YC is located within a quaint neighborhood with available “on street” parking, and walking distance to downtown Annapolis.  Historic Annapolis is the Capital of Maryland, home to the United States Naval Academy, and approximately 30 miles from both Baltimore and Washington, DC.  We are conveniently serviced by 3 major international airports (BWI Thurgood Marshall, Reagan DC National and Dulles International).  All of this adds up to an amazing racing venue, hassle-free and fun social activities, ample accommodations and terrific restaurants to make this a terrific atmosphere for not only the racing crews but family members and friends who want to experience all that the Chesapeake Bay region has to offer.

The Notice of Race (NOR) is available for your review, and Registration is up and running, ready to secure your place as an entrant in the ’14 World’s.  Early bird discount available to registrants prior to June 1st; see NOR for details.  We invite you to be a frequent visitor to our site as we provide additional event information.  Join us on FaceBook, follow us on Twitter and please let us know if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you in September!!