Screw­pile Light­house Chal­lenge - July 14-16, 2023

Mark Your Calendars… Save the Date:  July 14th-16th, 2023

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

Three days of great racing and fun parties at Safe Harbor Zahnisers Marina… Friday-Sunday, July 14th-16th, Mount Gay rum drinks, Beer Truck, red hats, live music each night and the customary, excellent race management.

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

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 2023 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge.

News & Announcements

PHRF of the Chesapeake Mid-Bay Championships at Screwpile in 2023

PHRF of the Chesapeake has joined with the Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge Regatta to hold its PHRF Mid-Bay Championships at Screwpile this year.  In addition to three PHRF classes split into handicaps of  “under 50”, “50-109”, and “110-148” racing on the windward/leeward course, PHRF
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Discount Rooms at Sleep Inn

Sleep Inn, California, MD… Across the Bridge and Across the Hwy from Outback, Sleep Inn is newly renovated and a short distance from Solomons.  We have blocked 45 rooms for Screwpile race crews.  A room with two double beds is $89 per night which is discounted from $123.&nbs
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Evolution Sails Joins Screwpile as Participating Sponsor

The Screwpile Team is very pleased to announce that Latell & Ailsworth Sailmakers, a member of the Evolution Sails Group, has joined Screwpile as one of our valued participating sponsors. Evolution Sails Chesapeake is the only full production sail loft in the Mid-Atlantic region.
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Our 2023 Sponsors