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Where the Potomac & the Chesapeake meet

Saturday, August 4, 2018 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Sunday, August 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Governor’s Cup Yacht Race

The oldest and longest overnight race on the Chesapeake. This race starts in Annapolis and ends in St. Mary’s City. 

This year marks the 45th running of the race from Maryland’s current capital city in Annapolis to its first capital city in St. Mary’s City. Simultaneously, Potomac Leg sailors start at Dahlgren and Southern Leg sailors start at Fishing Bay to sail to St. Mary’s City. Post-race party at St. Mary’s College of Maryland waterfront features live music and food and drink vendors.

St. Mary's County Division of Tourism
23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
P.O. Box 653
Leonardtown, MD 20650


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