Screw­pile Light­house Chal­lenge July 21-23, 2018

Since 1993 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge has been a racer’s favorite regatta.

This regatta is held every July, in the mid­dle of the sum­mer, in the middle of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, near Solomons Island, Maryland.

Registration is now Open!

Join us this year on Saturday, July 21st, Sunday July 22nd, and Monday July 23rd!

Register in any of the following classes:
PHRF Cruising, PHRF A1, PHRF A2, PHRF B, PHRF C, J/105, J/80, J/70, or get six (6) or more boats to register for that division or class.
The PHRF Cruising class will race on Saturday and Sunday only.

The entry fee for PHRF/One Design classes is $200.00 for 3 days of racing.
The entry fee for the Cruising Class is $100.00 for 2 days of racing.

Don’t wait! Register and pay your fee today!
Start your Registration here:
Event Registration

Check out the Notice of Race here:
Notice of Race

Skipper Check In is Friday, July 20th, the perfect day to sail in from wherever you may be…maybe race in?

And the Holiday Inn is holding a block of rooms for you! Use code YAT when you make your reservation!

Thanks to everyone who made the 2017 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge so successful!

Review the results at 2017 Results

Click the following link for coverage and photos from

Check out the other Photos

Southern Maryland Sailing Association is the organizing authority for the 2018 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge.

News & Announcements

More Music Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Do you need another reason to register for the 2018 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge?  Well, in addition to Grill Your Own Steak Night, the Sunday party at the Solomons Holiday Inn will now have live music! Billy Yeager and his trio will be playing his special blend of acoustic rock to
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REGISTER for Screwpile 2018 – NOW!!!

All Fully-Paid registration/entries by April 15th, 2018 will receive 20 Drink Tickets FREE! What can you get for 20 Drink Tickets? 20 Drink Tickets = 6 Rum drinks and 1 Beer 20 Drink Tickets = 10 Beers 20 Drink Tickets = 20 Sodas 20 Drink Tickets = 1 Happy Crew! Register Now for the b
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Loss of One of our Best

Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge has lost one of its most important family members.  Herb Reese passed away Thursday, February 15th, 2018. Herb has been a key member of the Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge since its inception.  He is the one person who coordinated and was responsible for
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