What's Happening This Weekend?

Still looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out our list of happenings around the Bay to get outside and on the water.

Racing

January 15-20: Quantum Key West Race Week - Storm Trysail Club, Key West, FL. Click to spinsheet.com/key-west-race-week for coverage!

January 16-24: Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Three days of coastal racing to Antigua. Barbados Cruising Club, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., and Mount Gay Rum. 

January 22-Febraury 3: Conch Republic Cup - A four-part series that comprises Key West to Cuba Race Week. Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba and Key West Community Sailing Center.

More Events

January 19: AMM Winter Lecture Series - Whales' Tales: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the United States Navy's Search for a Northwest Passage. 7 p.m. at Annapolis Maritime Museum. $10.

January 19: "A Plastic Ocean" Film Screening - The Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, MD, is hosting a special screening of "A Plastic Ocean" at 7 p.m., followed by a short discussion. Free, open to the public. plasticoceans.org

January 19: Fawcett Winter Lecture Series - Speaker Jan Miles, skipper of the Pride of Baltimore II: Privateers Then and Now. 7 p.m. at Fawcett Boat Supplies, Annapolis. Free.

January 20-22Fredericksburg Boat Show - At the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center in Fredericksburg, VA.

January 21: SMC Marine Service Seminar - Diesel Engine Love: Maintenance and Troubleshooting. 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Scandia Marine Center at Whitehall Marina in Annapolis. Free, preregistration required. (410) 643-0037.

January 21: U.S. Sailing One Day Race Management Seminar - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Bon Air, VA. $60 per person includes course materials, breakfast, and lunch. Online registration has closed; please contact Jim Raper for walk-in registration information: jlraperjr@gmail.com.

January 22: Chesapeake Multihull Association Meeting - 6 p.m. at Union Jack's, Annapolis. Multihull innovator Tony Smith will speak on his sail adventures in Alaska. All are welcome. 

January 23: CAPCA Monthly Meeting - Chesapeake Area Professional Captains Association. What are the biggest engine, mechanical, and electrical problems you’re likely to encounter as a commercial captain? Electrical engineer Terry Slattery will go over the list and tell you how to determine what’s wrong and what to do next. Open to the public. 7:15 p.m. at the Annapolis Elks Lodge, Edgewater, MD.