While it may still feel like winter out there, we are nearing ever closer to powerboat racing season on the Chesapeake Bay and beyond. Mark your calendars now to save room for all of the action. Some race dates are tentative and could possibly change, so stay tuned at proptalk.com/category/powerboat-racing for updates as we get closer to the season. 2017 Cambridge Classic

American Power Boat Association

May 5-6: Flying Point Outboard Regatta, Southeast Divisionals - Bush River, Edgewood, MD. September 29-30: Hampton Cup Regatta – Hampton, VA.

Cambridge Power Boat Racing Association

May 19-20: 108th Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta – Great Marsh Park, Cambridge, MD.

Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing Association

May 19: Urbanna Cup – Urbanna, VA. June 9: Skua’s on the Lehigh – Adam’s Island, Lehigh, PA. July 21: Kent Island Regatta – Kent Island Yacht Club, Kent Island, MD. August 18: National Championship – Rock Hall Yacht Club, Rock Hall, MD. September 15: Union Lake Race – Union Lake Sailing and Tennis Club, Millville, NJ. October 20: Oktoberfest Race – Rock Hall Yacht Club, Rock Hall, MD.

Kent Narrows Racing Association

July 28-29: Thunder on the Choptank - Choptank River, Cambridge, MD.

Offshore Powerboat Association

June 22-24: Ocean City Grand Prix - Ocean City, MD.

Smith Island Crab Skiff Association

June 2: Dennis Point Regatta—Drayden, MD June 23: Oxford Cardboard Boat Races –Oxford, MD July 14: Tall Timbers Regatta –Tall Timbers, MD August 4: Cape Charles Shuck and Suck –Cape Charles, VA August 18: Kent Island Regatta –Kent Island, MD September 1: Crisfield Crab Derby Regatta –Crisfield, MD October 7: Poquoson Workboat Races –Poquoson, VA October 27: Sultana Downrigging Festival—Chestertown, MD Photo by Paul Denbow

Southern Maryland Boat Club

June 2-3: Point Lookout Regatta - Smith Creek, Ridge, MD. July 27-29: 4th Annual Southern Maryland Boat Club Summer Regatta – Breton Bay, Historic Leonardtown Wharf Park, MD. October 5-7: Southern Maryland Boat Club Fall Regatta – Breton Bay, Historic Leonardtown Wharf Park, MD. Courtesy Southern MD Boat Club