We are in need of a Committee Boat and Press Boat for the upcoming Skipjack Race, Sept 1 Please contact Stoney Whitelock  at 410-726-6700 if you can volunteer your services. Thank You Thank You Thank You

HELP! Committee Boat and Press Boat Needed!!

Brice N. Stump Photo Journalist Signed copies of this excellent coffee table book will be available during the Skipjack Festival.  A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Deal Island Chance Lions Club! More Info:  

Working Skipjack Book Available at Festival

weather update
UPDATE at 9/3/16 @ 10 am: ISLANDFEST CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED!!!  Sadly, we have to cancel the Gospel Concert due to the weather. UPDATE at 9/2/16 @ 7 pm: The IslandFest Gospel Concert will be held at the St. John’s Church in Deal Island at 4 pm. St. Johns is […]


This year we will be hosting the famous “Chesapeake Cowboys”! They are the real deal when it comes to Boat Docking! Check out their website at to learn more about the Cowboys. The competition will be followed by our own “Working Class” competitors.

Chesapeake Cowboys Comin’ To Town

  Race Recap: September 12,2015 This year’s 56th Skipjack Race was unique in several ways.  We had 13 Skipjacks competing for most of the race.  Normally we end the Skipjack race at noon if no one has crossed the finish line, and the leader of the pack is declared the winner.  The race started […]

2015 Race Recap

  RACE INSTRUCTIONS MANAGEMENT: The races will be governed by the current rules of US Sailing except ENTRIES: A completed entry form for PHRF boats must be received by the committee START/FINISH LINE: The start/finish line will be between a yellow flag on the as modified by CBYRA and these instructions. […]

Race Rules and Map

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Welcome to the new home for the Deal Island Chance Lions Club … while its still under construction feel free to post comments and make suggestions. The site is mobile friendly so it will look great on your computer, tablet, and your phone!

New web site launched!