Upcoming events

    • Thu, July 18, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Sat, July 20, 2019
    • Mon, July 22, 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • Solomons, MD
    Register

    Links to the: EVENT WEBSITE - YACTSCORING - NOTICE OF RACE

    The Organizing Authority of the Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge 2019 is the Southern Maryland Sailing Association, Inc. (SMSA). Event & Race management will be conducted by the Screwpile Challenge 2019 Race Committee, Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge Inc. Racing will be held at the mouth of the Patuxent River.

    EVENT HEADQUARTERS:

    Holiday Inn Solomons at 155 Holiday Drive in Solomons, Maryland. Daily post-race awards ceremonies will be under the regatta tent located at the Holiday Inn Solomons.

    SCHEDULE:

    Attendance on Friday is optional except for skippers and Melges 24 crew.

    Friday July 19th:
    1300 Melges 24 Haul-In
    1600-2100 - Registration
    1800 - Welcome Reception

    Saturday July 20th:
    0830 Dock Call
    1030 First Warning
    1800 Award Ceremony

    Sunday July 21st
    0830 Dock Call
    1030 First Warning
    1800 Award Ceremony

    Monday July 22:
    0830 Dock Call
    1030 First Warning
    1500 Melges 24 Haul-Out
    1700 Award Ceremony


    • Wed, July 24, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 9
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Thu, July 25, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Sat, July 27, 2019
    • Sun, July 28, 2019
    • Deep Creek, MD


    • Wed, July 31, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 9
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Thu, August 01, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Fri, August 02, 2019
    • Sat, August 03, 2019
    • Annapolis, MD
    Register

    Links to EVENT PAGE & YACHTSCORING PAGE & NOTICE OF RACE

    SCHEDULE - ANNAPOLIS LEG

    Friday, August 2nd
    1400 Dock Call
    1655 First Warning

    Saturday August 3rd
    0500-1200 Trinity Church Breakfast
    1400-1600 Barbecue Lunch and Crab Feast
    1700-1800 Award Ceremony

    • Fri, August 02, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 12
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Wed, August 07, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 12
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Thu, August 08, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Sat, August 10, 2019
    • Sun, August 11, 2019
    • Deltaville, VA


    • Wed, August 14, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 11
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Thu, August 15, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Fri, August 16, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 12
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Sat, August 17, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Annapolis, MD
    Register

    Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is an organization dedicated to bringing the thrill, freedom, and therapeutic value of sailing to persons with disabilities, recovering warriors, and local youth from at-risk communities.

    Racing format is a pursuit race around government marks.  In pursuit-start racing, the slowest boats start first and the fastest last; boats are scored in the order they cross the finish line.

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

    1000 Dock Call @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1200 First Start
    TBD Award Ceremony following racing at Eastport Yacht Club

    • Wed, August 21, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 12
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Thu, August 22, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Fri, August 23, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 12
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Wed, August 28, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    • 12
    Register

    1700 Dock Time @ Jabin's Yacht Yard
    1730 Leave the dock for the racecourse

    • Thu, August 29, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Fri, August 30, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sun, September 01, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Deltaville, VA
    Register

    Links to YACHTSCORING & NOTICE OF RACE

    SCHEDULE

    Friday, August 30, 2019

    0900 – 1030 Check in for Stingray Light Race
    1100 – Skippers' Meeting for Stingray Light Race adjacent to Official Notice Board
    1300 – First warning for Stingray Light Race (scored separately, not in overall score)
    1600 – 1745 Check-in for Saturday and Sunday racing
    1800 –Skippers' Meeting for the Stingray Point Regatta (Saturday and Sunday series) 
    1830 – Welcome – Distance race awards, followed by food, drink and music.

    Saturday, August 31, 2019

    0800 – 0900 continental breakfast
    1100 – First warning for race one
    1700 – 1830 Cocktails at Ric's Place. Cash bar.
    1830 – 2230 Dinner and awards. Live entertainment by The Radio Sparks

    Sunday, September 1, 2019

    0800 – 0900 continental breakfast
    1100 – First warning for race one (no starting sequence after 1400 today)
    1500 or ASAP - Casual reception followed by awards - Includes light snacks and a complimentary bar while supplies last. No cost.

    *Multiple races will be run Saturday and Sunday, wind and weather permitting.

    **On Sunday evening, for boats and crews wishing to continue enjoying FBYC's fantastic facility through the weekend, there will be a BYO, DIY, barbecue at the main clubhouse



    • Sat, August 31, 2019
    • Sun, September 01, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Annapolis, MD
    Register

    Held each year on the Saturday and Sunday prior to Labor day, The Annapolis Labor Day Regatta is hosted by the Annapolis Yacht Club and Easport Yacht Club.

    SCHEDULE:

    Saturday, August 31st
    0900 Dock Call
    1100 The first warning signal is schedule for a Government Marks Distance Race.
    1600 All competitors and families are invited to a post-race party at the AYC Sailing Center (510 Severn Avenue). Awards for the ALDR Cruising and CHESSS classes will be presented.

    Sunday, September 1st
    0900 Dock Call
    1100 The first warning signal is schedule for a drop mark WWD/LWD races.
    1600 On Sunday, all competitors and families are invited to the awards party at Eastport Yacht Club (317 First Street).

    • Mon, September 02, 2019


    • Thu, September 05, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Fri, September 06, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Annapolis, MD
    Register

    Prizes for the SERIES 1, SERIES 2, and Overall results will be presented.

    • Sat, September 07, 2019
    • Annapolis, MD
    Register


    • Sun, September 08, 2019
    • Oxford, MD
    Register
    • Thu, September 12, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Sat, September 14, 2019
    • Annapolis, MD
    Register

    The Hospice Cup, a unique charity regatta, is a cooperative effort of Hospice Cup, Inc, The Sailing Club of the Chesapeake, Storm Trysail Club and Chesapeake Racer Cruiser Association, and multiple hospices serving the Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia areas where most racers live and work. The participating hospices benefit from funds raised through sponsorships, sailing crews, Shore Party ticket sales, and the live and silent auctions.

    Racing format is a distance race around CBYRA Region 3 standard racing marks.

    SCHEDULE:

    0930 Dock Call

    1125 Warning Signal
    TBS Social at Bert Jabin's Yacht Yard immediately following racing.

    • Sat, September 14, 2019
    • Washington, DC


    • Sat, September 14, 2019
    • Sun, September 15, 2019
    • Alexandria, VA


    • Thu, September 19, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Sat, September 21, 2019
    • Annapolis, MD


    • Sat, September 21, 2019
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    The Downtown Sailing Center invites all sailors (DSC members and non-members), kids of sailors, fundraisers, and sponsors to participate in the Charm City’s Ya Gotta Regatta, September 21 & 28, 2019, benefiting the DSC’s Community and Accessible Sailing Programs. The Downtown Sailing Center, a US Sailing Sanctioned Community Sailing Center, works with over 20 non-profit partners to fill the gap of educational and recreational programs for over 1,000 at-risk youth or people with disabilities each year.

    Saturday, September 21, 2019:

    One-Design: Fleet racing in DSC J/22s and Sonars. Courses: windward-leeward with drop marks. Other classes fielding 8 boats or more will be admitted as additional classes with prior approval.

    PHRF: Spin and Non Spin Pursuit racing using the PHRF rating system on a course approximately 9NM. Fleet and PHRF racing will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.

    SCHEDULE:

    0800-0900 - Registration
    0900 - One-Design Skipper's Meeting
    1030 - One-Design fleet racing start
    1130 - PHRF pursuit starts begin at DSC docks
    1630 - Award Ceremony at Little Havana


    • Thu, September 26, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Thu, October 03, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Baltimore, MD
    Register

    1700 Dock Call @ Downtown Sailing Center, 1425 Key Highway, Baltimore
    1730 Leave the Dock for the Racecourse

    • Sat, October 05, 2019
    • Sun, October 06, 2019
    • Lake Geneva, WI


    • Sat, October 05, 2019
    • Sun, October 06, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Annapolis, MD
    Register