Screw­pile Light­house Chal­lenge July 20-22, 2019



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.

Thank you for another great Screwpile Lighthouse Regatta!  This one will be remembered for the rain and the wind!  Congratulations to our Overall Winner, from PHRF-B, Incommunicado!

Photos are available on this website and here:

Tim Flaherty Screwpile 2018 Photos

A huge Thank You to all of the hardworking Volunteers, on the shore and on the water, who give up their time and make the regatta really happen!

Southern Maryland Sailing Association is the organizing authority for the 2019 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge.




News & Announcements

AP Extended 1 hour

Racers, Hope you are finding ways to remain cool and hydrated … we have two RC boats in the bay and they are all reporting no raceable breeze at the current time. With that information, we have extended the AP by one (1) hour and will have a harbor start at 12pm. We will proceed
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Screwpile Day 1 – Starts with an AP ashore

Screwpile Racers … Well its a hot one — with todays predicted high temps and crazy heat index and the current situation of no raceable wind. We have elected to postpone (AP) ashore for a minimum of 2 hours, harbor start will be NO earlier than 11am, but stay tuned for furt
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It’s Almost Race Time …

So who complained it was too cold last year? Temps look to makeup for that this year. Let’s get ready to race and party in SoMD. Registration and bars at 4pm today at Holiday Inn, SMSA welcome party at 530p
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