Talbot County Escape to southern Maryland and visit Talbot County for a small town feel while exploring the waters. With over 600 miles of Chesapeake Bay shoreline, Talbot County makes itself home to Tred Avon Yacht Club, known for hosting the 2018 Star Worlds Championship. The Tred Avon Yacht Club and the Eastern Shore Star Fleet have been selected to host the International Star Class World Championship in Oxford, Maryland during October of 2018. This championship is not only the most prestigious event the International Star Class has to offer, but is also one of the most significant and competitive events in the entire sport of sailing.

Contact:
Cassandra Vanhooser
cvanhooser@talbotgov.org
1,710
hotel, bed & breakfast rooms
600+
miles of shoreline
10
boat, kayak & bike rental companies
  • With more than 600 miles of shoreline, Talbot County is home to some of the most beautiful coastal towns in America. We welcome the positive global exposure and economic impact that will come with the 2018 Star Class Sailboat World Championship, to be held at the Tred Avon Yacht Club in Oxford this October. We hope this world event will help launch Talbot County’s future as a sports tourism destination. In addition to world-class sailing, biking, kayaking, and rowing, you’ll also find sophisticated restaurants, elegant inns and boutique shopping, all set against the timeless beauty of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay.
    Cassandra Vanhooser, Director of Economic Development and Tourism
  • We are very excited to be hosting such a historic and prestigious event, Our fleet has a long history of Star Class racing and I can’t wait to compete against some of the best sailors in the world. Our club’s volunteers and staff are already working hard to plan and execute a world class event on the water and on the shore.
    RJ Cooper, Past Commodore TAYC and Star Sailor

Featured Venues

Tred Avon Yacht Club
The Tred Avon Yacht Club and the Eastern Shore Star Fleet have been selected to host the International Star Class World Championship in Oxford, Maryland USA during October of 2018. This championship is not only the most prestigious event the International Star Class has to offer, but is also one of the most significant and competitive events in the entire sport of sailing.
Easton Club Golf Course
Easton Club Golf Course is an 18-hole championship golf course with par 71 and a 6,501 yard layout. The course challenges golfers of all abilities and is open to the public. Whether it’s for a casual day on the links, a golf outing, a meal at The Greens at Easton Club Restaurant, a wedding or other celebration, River House Golf at the Easton Club is the place to be on the Eastern Shore!