Screw­pile Light­house Chal­lenge - July 19-21, 2024

Mark Your Calendars… Save the Date:  July 19th-21st, 2024

A long-time favorite with Chesapeake Bay Racers, Screwpile is returning again to its mid-summer 3-day weekend.

Three days of great racing and fun parties at Safe Harbor Zahnisers Marina… Friday-Sunday, July 19th-21tst, Mount Gay rum drinks, Beer Truck, red hats, music each night and the customary, excellent race management.

PHRF and One-Design racing on windward/leeward course.  CRCA Cruisers on open, fixed course with government marks.  Something for everyone.

And… PHRF of the Chesapeake will team with Screwpile to hold its 2024 PHRF of the Chesapeake Northern-Bay Championships.

Don’t miss it!

A huge Thank You to Screwpile Racers, to our loyal sponsors, and to all the hardworking volunteers who give up their time and make the regatta a tremendous success.

Southern Maryland Sailing Association is the Organizing Authority for the 2024 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge.

News & Announcements

PHRF of the Chesapeake Championships Series Hosted Again at Screwpile in 2024

For the second year, PHRF of the Chesapeake has joined with the Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge Regatta to hold its PHRF Northern-Bay Championships at Screwpile. In addition to four PHRF classes racing on the windward/leeward course, non-spin PHRF rated boats will be racing on he CRCA
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Kinetic Sailing Back with Screwpile as a Participating Sponsor

We are pleased to welcome back Kinetic Sailing as a Screwpile participating sponsor for 2024. Kinetic Sailing puts their experience and passion for sailing to work for you. As professional instructors, authors, international cruisers and ocean passage-makers, they are well-positioned
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Weather Routing Inc. (WRI) is Pleased to Provide Weather Forecasts for Screwpile

Weather Routing Inc. (WRI), is proud to be the Official Weather Provider for the Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge! WRI will be providing forecasts for the event, with an outlook sent on 18 July, and daily updates from the 19th-21st. These forecasts will be available by visiting the link
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