Chesapeake Bay Powerboat Racing

Chesapeake Bay powerboat racing schedules, race results, race recaps with photos and video content, along with profiles of Chesapeake Bay powerboat racers.

May 22, 2019
Mark your calendars now to save room for all of the upcoming 2019 powerboat races on the Chesapeake Bay and close by!
May 13, 2019
The 109th 2019 Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta, the country’s longest running powerboat racing event, returns to Cambridge, MD, May 18-19.
May 2, 2019
Larry Lauterbach needs no introduction in the racing circuit. The Lauterbach name has been building boats since 1947, and the father-son duo of Henry and Larry built boats together for 25 years.
April 8, 2019
Tom Pakradooni has been racing for almost 30 years under two sanctioning bodies: the APBA and the Can
February 28, 2019
At 76 years old, Tuffy Garrett began his rookie season with the Smith Island Crab Skiff (SICS) Association, and went on to become the 2018 points champion that very same year.
October 15, 2018
The 93rd annual Hampton Cup Regatta was held September 29-30 on Mill Creek in Hampton, VA, wi
September 21, 2018
This September, the oldest continuously running hydroplane race in America, the Hampton Cup Regatta, returns to Mill Creek in Hampton, VA, for its 93rd running.
August 23, 2018
The Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing Association's (CCWBRA) eighth annual National Championships were held August 18 at Rock Hall Yacht Club.
August 13, 2018
The Kent Narrows Racing Association's second annual Thunder on the Choptank regatta was held July 28-29 in Cambridge, MD. This is an American Power Boat Association (APBA)-sanctioned race.
July 15, 2018
The OPA Ocean City Grand Prix was held June 22-24 in Ocean City, MD. Next up is the St. Clair River Classic July 27-29 in St.
May 22, 2018
The 108th Cambridge Classic took place May 19-20 at Great Marsh Park in Cambridge, MD. Despite rain on Saturday, racing went on as scheduled.
May 11, 2018
UPDATE MAY 17: Due to the rain, all spectator parking has been moved to Sandy Hill Elementary School. See details below.
April 2, 2018
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.
January 26, 2018
Historically, Smith Island crab skiffs were used by watermen to navigate through the shallow waters around Smith Island to catch soft crabs.
December 5, 2017
Being the “new guy” in an atmosphere filled with vintage boats and vintage racers can certainly present a basket of challenges.
November 29, 2017
It all began two years ago when my dad showed me an article in PropTalk about an electric boat race on the Chesapeake Bay, the
November 14, 2017
The Super Boat International (SBI) 37th Annual Key West World Championship ran November 5-12 in Key West, FL, with a dramatic powerboat crash occurring on the second day of racing.
October 16, 2017
Fans of powerboat racing may be surprised to learn that several remote control (RC) model boating clubs are active in our area.