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

Anne Arundel Dive Services Back as 2024 Screwpile Participating Sponsor

AADS delivers superior quality underwater dive services to insure optimal speed, efficiency, performance and maneuverability for the sailboat racing and recreational boating community while utilizing environmentally responsible practices. Owner and operator, Marlene Plumley is the go-
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Sail Solomons Joins Screwpile as a Participating Sponsor

We are pleased to announce that Sail Solomons has joined Screwpile as a contributing sponsor. Dedicated to providing an exceptional sailing experience, they offer top-quality sailing instruction and luxury yacht charters on the Chesapeake Bay, Caribbean, and Mediterranean. Experienced
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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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