Start of the 2017 Down the Bay Race

The 68th Down the Bay Race for the Virginia Cruising Cup started this morning at 10 a.m. out of Annapolis. The 120 nautical mile distance race travels from Annapolis to Hampton and is presented by Hampton Yacht Club and the Storm Trysail Club. Stay tuned for race results at Find more photos at

Check out this video captured from the SpinSheet Protector at the start of the Down the Bay Race!