Regional Boating Organizations
There are many yacht clubs and boating associations in the Chesapeake Bay region that organize and host races, regattas, cruises, educational programs, and social events. The groups listed below have web pages that provide additional information about their activities.
Annapolis Naval Sailing Association. For active, retired, and reserve members of the uniformed services. Annapolis, Maryland.
Annapolis Yacht Club. Annapolis, Maryland.
Chesapeake 20 Association. Traditional one design racing and recreational sailing.
Chesapeake Bay Power Boat Association. Chesapeake Bay power boat group.
Chesapeake Bay Yacht Clubs Association. An affiliation of Chesapeake Bay Yacht Clubs.
Chesapeake Bay Tartan Sailing Club. For Tartan boat owners in the Chesapeake Bay region.
Chesapeake Yacht Club. Shady Side, Maryland.
Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association. Promotes fair yacht racing in the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Corinthian Sailing Club. A club devoted to the fine art of messing around in sailboats on the Chesapeake Bay. We offer year-around activities for cruising sailors.
Downtown Sailing Center of Baltimore. Promoting affordable sailing options in Baltimore.
Fishing Bay Yacht Club. Deltaville, Virginia.
Herring Bay Yacht Club. Friendship, Maryland.
Herrington Harbour Sailing Association (HHSA). Deale, Maryland. Runs weekend and longer cruises on the Bay, has competitive Wednesday night and weekend racing programs, has a Women Underway women’s sailing group, and hosts land-based social activities. Open to anyone interested in sailing or socializing with the group.
Hunter Sailing Association, Station #1. Hunter owner’s ground in the Middle Chesapeake Bay.
North East River Yacht Club. North East, Maryland.
Pearson Sailing Association of the Chesapeake Bay. An association of Pearson sailboat owners in the Chesapeake Bay region.
Pentagon Sailing Club. Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, Maryland.
Prince William Yacht Club. Occoquan, Virginia.
Rappahannock River Yacht Club. Irvington, Virginia.
Sassafras River Yacht Club. Sassafras River.
Severn Sailing Association. One-design racing out of Annapolis, Maryland.
Southern Maryland Sailing Association. Solomons, Maryland. Hosts annual Screwpile Regatta.
West River Sailing Club. Galesville, Maryland.