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

Free and Discounted Slips at Safe Harbor Zahniser’s Marina

Those skippers who keep their boats at a Safe Harbor Marina will have free slips at Safe Harbor Zahnisers Marina. Others will have a 30% discount. Reserve your slip directly with the Zahnisers’ office at 410 326-3166 asking for the Screwpile discount. New floating docks are in.
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Lodging Option for Large Crews… 3 Bedroom Cottages

The Navy Recreation Center Solomons at 13855 Solomons Island Rd has three-bedroom, fully furnished cottages for rent to race crews that have at least one crew member who is Active Duty or Retired Military or DOD Civilian/DOD Contractor (with green stripe ID). For larger crews this cou
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WEST Marine Teams Again With Screwpile as a Principal Sponsor

The Screwpile Management Team is pleased to announce that WEST Marine has signed on again and will team with Screwpile as a 2023 Principal Sponsor. The local Solomons WEST Marine store is a valuable resource for area boaters, and we are happy to have them aboard as a Screwpile support
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Our 2023 Sponsors