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

Hotel Room Discounts at Quality Inn-Beacon Marina at Solomons

Quality Inn-Beacon Marina has blocked 30 rooms for Screwpile Racers: 25 rooms with 2 Queen Beds and 5 more with a King. They are offering Screwpile racers a 14% discount if reserved by June 14th, or 9% if reserved by July 1st. Discounted room rate is $99.00 ($109.89 per night which in
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Awards Parties… Live Music

Music all three nights of Screwpile awards parties… The John Luskey group returns from last year’s Screwpile, and the Pax Rats are back from 2021. DJ Amy Costanzo will “spin” tunes on Sunday evening.
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Notice of Race Posted

The Notice of Race is posted in Yacht Scoring , and registrations are now open… ORC, PHRF, One Design, ORC Cruisers, CRCA Cruisers (spin and non-spin). Something for everyone. Don’t miss out! CBYRA members take a $10 discount off the posted race fee.
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