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Annual Wye Island Regatta



The Half Marathon Rowing Challenge 13.1 Mile Regatta

25th Annual Wye Island Regatta

Saturday, September 9, 2017


The 13.1 mile race starts at Wye Landing on the Wye East River, 18 miles southeast of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on Maryland's Eastern Shore and continues around Wye Island. The race course is over sheltered estuaries with minimum boat traffic and great scenery.  

The Regatta is open to all person-powered boats, including shells (sweep/scull/racing/recreational) canoes, outriggers, kayaks, Stand-Up Paddle Boards (SUPs), Dragon Boats, gigs, and dories. There are categories for every skill level!

NOTE: Regatta Committee reserves the right to remove from the race any boat or category of boats deemed unsafe for conditions at race time. Or, it may shorten the race course for some or all categories, if conditions warrant.


Learn More about the Wye Island

Directions and Parking

Safety Plan 

Order of Start

Course Map

Tips for Racers