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HHSA Women's Regatta

2024 HHSA Women's Regatta
Saturday, July 13, 2024
Herring Bay, Maryland

2024 Women's Regatta Results Here

Women skippers and crew!  It's on again!  Start planning for the 2024 HHSA Women's Regatta.  Due to the overwhelming number of our sailors who are participating in either the Annapolis to Bermuda or Newport to Bermuda races this year we have moved the regatta from June to July.  We can't wait to see you in Herring Bay.

The regatta is one of the only events on the Chesapeake Bay that is for just women sailors.  It's a wonderful one day, three race regatta with all women skippers and crew.  Get your team together, get registered and we will see you out there.

This event is for experienced and novice racers.  Our mission is that everyone steps up and does something they haven't done before.  Maybe you've raced but never skippered, maybe you're a cruiser and haven't raced.  This day is for all of you!

This space is the hub for all information about the event as well as regatta prep events.  Need some crew? Email us!  Want some more information? Email us!  In the meantime, get out and find all your great women sailing friends and get your team together.

Any questions please email

Official Notice Board

Registration is OPEN: Register here!    

The Sailing Instructions (SIs) and Course Book are posted below.

Skipper's Briefing (Recording):  Passcode: 0N^H17i^   Recording link

Regatta After Party: Party Registration     

2024 Documents

2024 Women's Regatta Notice of Race

2024 HHSA Course Book

2024 HHSA Sailing Instructions  (see pages 13-14 for Women's Regatta)

Women's Regatta Amendment 1

Women's Regatta Amendment 2

2024 Women's Regatta Scratch Sheet

2024 Registration/Registered Boats

BOAT NAME, Skipper, Make, PHRF Rating

IRIS, Hattie Warwick-Smith, Tartan 34 C,180
HAPPY PLACE, Jayne Durden, Beneteau 331, 192
ETOILE, Barbie Klik, Jeanneau 33i, 141
VALHALLA, Erica Kraft, J30, 144
DIET SPRITE, Suzanne Carter, Goman Express 30, 114
MERITIME, Meredith Cohrs, Beneteau 393, 150
IN THE RED, Antionette Wilkins, S-2 9.1, 138
ALLEGIANT, Maryline O'Shea, J42, 84
BLUE DOLPHIN, Sholeh Lee, Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 33, 186
POCO A POCO, Tania Marcic, Beneteau 36.7,90
VICTORINE, Joanne Christofel, Columbia 32, 69
GOOD TIMES, Amanda Warren, Jeanneau 40.3, 99
RESILIENT, Shannon Hutcheson, Alerion Express 28, 183
CHANCEUSE, Laura Ladenheim, Beneteau 45, 93
KOLOHE, Marianna Fleischman, Beneteau 36.7,78
UNCHARTERED, Lisa Hulen, Catalina 30, 180
CAROLINA BLUE, Ange Brock, J30, 147

Boats Looking for Crew

Skipper Contact Crew needs
 Shannon Hutcheson Needs experienced crew

Skippers looking for a boat? We may be able to help you.  Email

Crew Available

Crew Name       Contact Experience
Cristina Gephardt 444-844-7519 I used to race a Sunfish but newer to sailing larger boats.  Know how a race works (starts and rules of the road).  Live in Annapolis so available to train.
 Karen von Koeckritz 443-244-0910 Sailed on and off for many years.  Have ASA and have raced in the past.
Kennan Cooley  240-838-0710 I have sailed for three years and own my own boat, an Oday 35.  Have been at the helm and familiar with being a skipper.  My boat isn't ready to bring to the regatta but i'd love to crew for someone else.
 Mary-Sophia Smith 202-213-5325
Experienced jib and spinnaker trim. with best contact and short outline of your experience.  Don't worry if you are a newbie!

2024 Prep Sessions

Women's Regatta Info Session: Women's Regatta Info Session - 6/3/2024

2024 HHSA Women's Regatta prep seminar: Click for recording Password: .3CgiBV&

2024 Women's Regatta Skippers' Briefing: 2024 HHSA Women's Regatta Skippers' Briefing - 7/11/2024  

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

News and Information

Please note the change of date for the regatta.  The 2024 regatta will be held in JULY and not June as we have for the last few years. 

Regatta Schedule

7/11/24: Skipper's briefing Zoom

7/13/24: Regatta Day

8:30am - meetup at Gedunk lawn at Herrington Harbour North (K and L docks).  If you ordered a shirt, it will be available at the meet up.  HHN Map to Gedunk  

11.00am - first race sequence starts

3.30pm - Post race party at Gedunk lawn at Herrington Harbour North (K and L docks).  You MUST register:  After Party Registration

Coming to Herring Bay for the Regatta? Don't forget to book a slip! And do it early. 
* Herrington Harbour North, contact the Dockmaster Megan Dierks via Dockwa and mention "HHSA Women's Regatta". NOTE: HHN may not longer have slips and is waitlisting only
* Shipwright Harbor Marina, contact the at Chesapeake Bay Boat Slips | Shipwright Harbor Marina
* Herrington Harbour South, contact the Dockmaster Tyler via Dockwa (there is a shuttle from HHS to HHN).


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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?
Yes! HHSA will host an after-race party at Herrington Harbour North to include the presentation of awards.  This will be a catered event.  Please BYOB.
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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 and Course Book.
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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

2022-6-11 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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