WELCOME TO CHESSS
The CHESSS Mission
  • To encourage development of suitable techniques, equipment and best practices for shorthanded sailing in the Chesapeake Bay and its environs.

  • To promote the growth of CHESSS throughout the Chesapeake Bay.

  • To promote shorthanded racing throughout the Chesapeake Bay and its environs.

  • To recognize the accomplishments of shorthanded sailors throughout the Chesapeake Bay.

 

Check out the new Resources section!

Click here or click on "Resources" in the toolbar at the top of the page for tips, educational articles, "local knowledge" and more!

GET TRACKED!

We encourage everyone to install the RaceQs app on their smartphone and upload their tracks after races and Challenges.  It's fascinating and educational to watch the event play out.  Get it HERE

NEWS & UPDATES

SANCTIONED RACES:

AYC Spring Oxford, Sat. May 19

CHESSS Poplar Is. Race: Sat. June 6

Glenmar Spring Regatta, June 27

*SMCM Governor's Cup, Fri. July 31st/Aug 1st

NASS Fall Oxford, Sat. Sept. 12

TAYC Hammond, Sun. Sept. 13

 

UNSANCTIONED RACES:

*HYC Down the Bay Race (TBA)

EYC Crab Regatta

Baltimore Harbor Cup (Fall)

 

*=Need confirmation from OA

 

Challenges/Social:

CHESS Spring Gather 'n Gab: Sat. April 18th

Start Clinic! Raft-up and General Meeting!

 

Register for Challenges at: info@chbaysss.org.

Member Recognition

Solo Spinnaker Tips

Click here for a great video on solo spinnaker handling.

PICTURE OF THE MONTH
Great attendance at the 2017 General Meeting!
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