WELCOME TO CHESSS
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Old Shoes on the run

Old Shoes on the run

TECH TIP OF THE WEEK:

New to shorthanding? Check out our helpful articles each week under the "Resources" tab of this website!

NEWS & UPDATES

2020

Event Schedule

SANCTIONED RACES:

CBYRA Races are modified in accordance with the Green Book and State of Maryland COVID-19 restrictions.

CRAB Cup- 8/15 Register here

NASS Oxford- 9/12 Register here

Hammond Memorial (Race back)- 9/13 Register here

AYC Solomons Race- 9/26 Register here

GSA Northern Bay Regatta- 10/10-11 Register here

 

UNSANCTIONED RACES:

CHESSS Last Hurrah Race- 10/3

NOR- Click here!

Registration link: here!

 

 

 

 

Challenges/Social:

Fall CHESSS Challenge: 9/5-7

Sailing instructions: Click here!

Register for Challenges at: info@chbaysss.org. to give us a headcount. It's free!

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

Member Recognition

Solo Spinnaker Tips

Click here for a great video on solo spinnaker handling.

PICTURE OF THE MONTH
Peter Kleim's "Nell" under spinnaker, singlehanded while enroute to the Labor Day Challenge- 9/5/2020
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