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HomeWomen's Regatta 2022

HHSA Women's Regatta
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Herring Bay, Maryland

Women skippers and crew, get ready!  It's time to prep for the 2022 Women's Regatta.  Women sailors from across the Bay are invited to join us for a day of fun and competition. This full day of races features the best open water courses on the Chesapeake.  If you've raced before, come and show off your skills.  If you've never raced, come and learn how.

We hold race prep seminars and a detailed skippers' briefing before the regatta. Register for the regatta and sign up for the race prep sessions below. 

2022 Registered Boats

Boat name, Skipper, Make, PHRF Rating

LAURENTIAN, Jolie Roetter, Pearson 30, 192
MAYHEM, Ashley Love, J105, 90
HAPPY PLACE, Jayne Durden, Beneteau 331, 192
JUBILEE, Emily Manders, Beneteau 36.7, 78
CAROLINA BLUE, Hilary Howes, J30, 147
WATER DOG, Donna Clapp, Beneteau 373, 141
KAYA, Vanessa Uelmen/Paula Grenier, Jeanneau 36, 144
ETOILE, Barbie Klik, Jeanneau 33i, 141

Crew Available

Name Contact Experience
 Ethel Apolinario 410-292-7127 Experience since 1998.  Raced on J22s as crew, raced BYCA as main trimmer, pit, spinnaker trim
Cynthia Miller  540-247-3940 Intermediate crew level, raced 2 seasons with former women's team, training with Navy volunteer squad, racing with PSC


The HHSA Women's Regatta is open to HHSA members and Non-Members.

Regatta registration: Click Here (only skippers need to register)

Women's Regatta prep seminar: Recording here (password 8pjc%PNj)
Race Tactics and Trim seminar (June 2): Click Here
Women's Regatta Skippers' briefing (June 9): Click Here 

For any questions please contact the Race Coordinator, Jayne Durden -

News and Information

Notice of Race Click here
Regatta Scratch Sheet  - check back soon
Sailing Instructions - check back soon
HHSA Course Book   Click here

Looking to crew? Go to our Facebook page event and put a message in the Discussion HHSA Facebook - Women's Regatta
NEED A SLIP FOR THE REGATTA? Book at Herrington Harbour North for June 11 and/or 12 and receive 50 HH Bucks.  Go to Herrington Harbour Overnight Dockage  and let them know it's for the HHSA Women's Regatta.
Deep daft boats (7 foot and up) can be accommodated at Herrington Harbour South with the same incentive.  Go to Overnight Dockage at South - Herrington Harbour Marinas and put "HHSA Women's Regatta" in your booking request.

2021 Race Prep session 2 recording Click Here
(video password: +jNZHw3y)
2021 Race Prep Session 2 slides Click here


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Do I have to be a member of HHSA?
Do I have to be a member of HHSA?
NO! The Regatta is open to members and non-members of HHSA. Registration is free to HHSA skippers and $25 for non-members.
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Is the race PHRF or one-design?
Is the race PHRF or one-design?
The Regatta is for PHRF handicapped sailboats.  A one design boat is allowed to compete if it has a valid PHRF certificate.
Boats are encouraged to have a current PHRF certificate, however HHSA will assign a courtesy rating to boats without a certificate.  
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What classes will race?
What Classes will race?
HHSA currently plans to have three classes: Spinnaker, Non-Spinnaker Racing and Non-Spinnaker Cruising. However, we may alter this depending on the number and type of entries.
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Is there a party?
Is there a party?
Pending any new Covid restrictions, yes, there will be a party! HHSA will host an after race party at Herrington Harbour North to include the presentation of awards.  This will be a catered event. More details will be posted closer to the date.
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Is the race sanctioned by CBYRA?
Is the race sanctioned by CBRYA?
Although listed in the "The Green Book," the HHSA Women's Regatta is not sanctioned by by CBYRA, or part of the highpoint standings.
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What kind of courses will be used?
What kind of courses will be used?
Courses will be either drop mark or a combination of government marks and HHSA Club marks, as described in the event Sailing Instructions.
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Can the crew include any males?
Can the crew include any males?
All personnel on board must be female.

Join the Fun

2019 Women's Regatta

Crew Finder 

The purpose of the Regatta is to enable women at all skill levels to race. 
If you are a skipper in need of crew or a sailor looking for a boat, please contact Women Underway Captain 

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