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3001 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Phone: 757.393.2220

Virginia Race Committee
Susan Heely, Virginia Steering Committee Chair
Phone: 757.650.3052

Maryland Race Committee
Nan Nawrocki, Maryland Steering Committee Chair
Phone: 410.458.7489

Founder - Captain Lane Briggs 1932-2005

Executive Committee
Nan Nawrocki, Chairman
Al Roper, President
Captain John Eginton (Mystic Whaler), Vice President
George Treiber, Treasurer

Board of Directors
Captain Art Birney, Adventurer (56)
Peter Briggs, TPYC Commodore
Captain Steve Briggs, Norfolk Rebel
Captain Mark Faulstick, Adventurer (65)
Captain Linda Gunn, Farewell
Susan Heely
Jeff Holland
Captain Duncan Hood, Adventurer (56)
Captain Ken Kaye, Woodwind
Barbara Smith-Anderson, FPYC Commodore
Captain Jimmy Sollner, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Baltimore Arrival Arrangements: Hail "Schooner Race Dockmaster" on VHF 13 or 16 as you enter the harbor. You will then be asked to switch to VHF 68.

Race Committee: Before and after the race, contact us at for matters having to do with your entry. For anything related to special needs in Baltimore (crew changes, hotels, etc.), please send a message to or contact Nan Nawrocki, before the race, at 410.458.7489. During race week, all volunteers are at the race. During this week, contact Nan Nawrocki at 410.458.7489 Monday through Thursday or Susan Heely at 757.650.3052 Friday through Sunday.

Communications Coordinator/Webmistress: Erica Denner -

Office Manager: Kathryn Prewitt - 757.393.2220

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