Join as a Sponsor of the
Help keep the skipjack heritage alive.
All proceeds support the race and
the survival of the remaining skipjacks.
BUSINESS SPONSOR PACKAGES are available.
Contact us for more information.
Race donations may be made through the link below or mailed to:
Dorchester Skipjack Committee, Inc.
Attn: Skipjack Race
P.O. Box 1224
Cambridge, MD 21613
(Donations made through this button are targeted directly for the race. To make donations to the Nathan, please use the other button, on the right side of this page.)
The 2017 race will be held on Saturday, September 23.
- 8:30am Race Festival at Long Wharf Begins
- 9am Parade of Boats out of Cambridge Creek
- 10am Race Begins (tentative based on conditions)
The parade and start and finish are best viewed from Long Wharf Park (near High and Water Streets in Cambridge, MD), where there will be food and gift vendors. A radio-controlled skipjack regatta will take place from the docks at Long Wharf, providing competitive entertainment while the full-size skipjacks are on the middle legs of their race.
Listen to Race Chair Lou Hyman tell about the past Skipjack Race in a radio interview with WHCP radio 101.5 FM:
Thanks to all the owners, captains, crews, and sponsors for helping to keep the skipjack heritage alive!
|Annual Host Sponsors|
|Nathan Foundation||Dorchester Skipjack Committee|
|Snappers Waterfront Cafe||National Bank of Cambridge||The Pauline Foxwell Robbins
and William David Robbins
Charitable Foundation Trust
|Captains Reception & T-Shirt Sponsor||Craig's Drug Store|
Donors will be acknowledged in the race program unless otherwise requested.