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

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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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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