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

Screwpile 2019

Warmer weather is coming – Screwpile 2019 is coming! Have you registered and started to plan your regatta fun in Solomons! We hope to see you all again in July — the dates have been set July 20-22, 2019 for our fun in the sun weekend.
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Patriot Cup being Awarded at Screwpile 2019!

Coming back in 2019!!! Helping bring awareness to the the number of veterans and active duty military who sail, U.S. Patriot Sailing is awarding the “Patriot Cup” on Monday to the best overall boat with two or more veterans or active duty military on board during this Scre
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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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