Screw­pile Light­house Chal­lenge July 14-16, 2017



Since 1993 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge has been a racer’s favorite regatta.

This regatta is held every July, in the mid­dle of the sum­mer, in the middle of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, near Solomons Island, Maryland.

It is a new year and time to start planning your sailing season!

Registration for the 2017 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge on July 14th-16th is now open! Use the menu or click here!

Want to stay at the Holiday Inn? Check out the special room rate: Holiday Inn Special Rate

Drink ticket prices remain the same! $1 per ticket.
You can buy tickets with cash or credit cards.
Beer: 2 tickets
Mount Gay Rum drink: 3 tickets
Water, Coke, Ginger Ale, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Tonic Water, Soda Water: 1 ticket

Event Schedule for Friday – Saturday – Sunday:
09:00 Harbor Start
09:45 Rendezvous
10:30 Warning
04:00 pm Protest Hearings
05:00 – 08:00 pm Tent Party
06:00 pm Awards Friday and Saturday
Sunday it is our intention to have the awards within 2 hours after the last finish.
Southern Maryland’s Best DJ, Chuck Thompson, with over 5000 songs will get you dancing after the Awards!

SpinSheet Friday:

Stay tuned for details on how SpinSheet will make this night extra fun!

Mount Gay Rum Saturday:

Get a taste of some Mount Gay Black!  Check back for details of an on the water costume contest!

DJ Sunday:

How much dancing can you stand? Can you stump Chuck Thompson, our DJ, and win a prize?

Southern Maryland Sailing Association is the organizing authority for the 2017 Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge.


News & Announcements

Screwpile 2016 Sanctioned Event

Screwpile Lighthouse  Challenge 2016 is a CBYRA Sanctioned Event. Sanction Numbers Friday 331 Saturday 332 Sunday 331.
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Screwpile Lighthouse House has joined up with YachtScoring for 2016

This year we are joining up with  Luiz Kahl’s  YachtScoring the leader in web base regatta management. to make it even easier for you our participants. We have all of our dedicated volunteer’s lined up for Screwpile 2016 to make this one of the best  Screwpile Lighthouse C
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Screwpile 2016 Update

SCREWPILE CHALLENGE 2016.A regatta run by “sailors for sailors”. Mark these dates in your racing planner.July 15 16,17 Friday to Sunday 2016. email chairman@screwpile.net for additional information and class sign up. We are planning to make this our best yet and your suppo
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         20 Days 10 Hours 3 Minutes 13 Seconds until the first harbor start!