St. Mary’s High School Wins Annapolis Junior Keelboat Regatta

Fourth Annual Annapolis Junior Keelboat Regatta

In tough competition St. Mary’s High School Sailing Team took home the win in the fourth annual running of the 2018 Annapolis Junior Keelboat Regatta. The April 21 regatta brought together four of the area’s top regional high school sailing teams to race at noon just off the docks of the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show in the Severn River.

The winning St. Mary's High School team. Photo by Josh Davidson

Annapolis High School, Severna Park High School, St. Mary’s High School, and South River High School participated in multiple round-the-buoys one-design match races in J/80s donated by J/World Annapolis. St. Mary’s was presented with a traveling cup designed by Weems and Plath. The traveling trophy has gone to four different sailing teams in the past four years. Archbishop Spalding, South River, and Broadneck high schools won previously.

The Annapolis Junior Keelboat Regatta is sponsored by J/World Annapolis, Annapolis Yacht Club Juniors Program, Severn Sailing Association, Helly Hensen, and the Annapolis Boat Shows.