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Recreation and outdoors calendar (July 8)

Recreation and outdoors calendar (July 8)
Ben Heffron, a Warrior Transition Unit soldier at Fort Belvoir, Va., and his son Dallas, 4, fish during No Warrior Left Behind's annual family fun day event at Mayberry Gun Club on June 25. (Jen Rynda / Baltimore Sun Media Group)

Ocean City Tuna Tournament

July 13-15: For details on the 31st annual event, go to octunatournament.com.

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EYC Boomerang Race

July 14-15: This overnight race starts in Annapolis Harbor on a Saturday evening, sends racers down Chesapeake Bay, then brings them home in time for finishes in the mouth of the Severn River early Sunday morning. The Storm Trysail Club is pairing its Junior Safety at Sea program with the race. Details: eastportyc.org/boomerang.

AYC annual regatta

July 21: Annapolis Yacht Club’s annual regatta will be held with an early-afternoon start. Competition will be offered for eight one-design classes — J/22, Cal 25, Alerion 28, Harbor 20, J/70, J/80, J/105, and J/30 — while handicap divisions will sail under the ORC rating rule. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

Huk Big Fish Classic

July 27-29: For details on the 5th annual Huk Big Fish Classic in Ocean City, go to bigfishclassic.com.

Huk Bassmaster Elite

July 27-29: The Aberdeen IronBirds, Short-A affiliate of the Orioles, and Harford County will host the Huk Bassmaster Elite at Upper Chesapeake Bay professional bass fishing tournament. The IronBirds will play as the Harford County Anglers of Aberdeen on July 27-28. In addition, Visit Harford! will host a free family festival in Ripken Stadium’s parking lot July 28-29, along with the Bassmaster Elite final weigh-ins.

White Marlin Open

Aug. 6-10: For details on the 45th annual event, based in Ocean City and considered the world’s largest and richest billfish tournament, call 410-289- 9229 or go to whitemarlinopen.com.

Hunter safety course

Aug. 8-18: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct hunter safety courses Aug. 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney with a field day Aug. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Classes are free. Class size is limited to 60 seats. Register online at register-ed.com Details: 443-695-2565.

Youth Fishing Derby

Aug. 11: Kent Island Fishermen Group’s 13th annual Youth Fishing Derby. Free with three age groups: 3-5, 6-10 and 11-16. Romancoke Pier, Route 8 South, Queen Anne’s County.

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Ocean fishing

Aug. 13: Lenny Rudow will discuss ocean fishing at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.

Annapolis Labor Day Regatta

Sept. 1-2: Entering its fifth year, the Annapolis Labor Day Regatta is a joint venture between the Annapolis Yacht Club and the Eastport Yacht Club. The event has a Saturday distance race for cruising-oriented classes and handicap classes, with windward-leeward races Sunday. One-design classes compete in two days windward-leeward races. Details: eastportyc.org/aldr

J/22 world championship

Sept. 9-14: The 2018 J/22 World Championship will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

Perch fishing techniques

Sept. 10: George Bentz Jr. will discuss perch fishing techniques at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.

Hunter safety course

Sept. 19-29: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct hunter safety courses Sept. 19, 20, 26 and 27 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney with a field day Sept. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Classes are free. Class size is limited to 60 seats. Register online at register-ed.com Details: 443-695-2565.

Fall race to Solomons

Sept. 22: The Fall Race to Solomons will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

The Boat Life Festival

Sept. 29-30: The Boat Life Festival,, an event with boats, bands, vendors and exhibitors is open to all ages at The Yards Park at the Capital Riverfront in Washington. Tickets will go on sale July 9 at theboatlifedc.squarespace.com. Details: Go to the website or email: Julia Ruiz at julia@rgievents.com.

AYC fall series

Sept. 29-30, Oct. 6, Oct. 13-14: The AYC Fall Series will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

Fall fishing techniques

Oct. 8: Richie Gaines will discuss fall fishing techniques at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.

EYC J/70 Fall Brawl & East Coast Championship

Oct. 20-21: Eastport Yacht Club’s J/70 Fall Brawl was the first J/70-exclusive regatta in the world. The event will also serve as the East Coast Championship. Details: eastportyc.org/j70-fall-brawl.

AYC regattas

Oct. 20-21: The Fall Etchells Regatta & Lippincott Memorial Regatta will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

J/105 and J/35

Oct. 27-28: The J/105 Chesapeake Bay Championship & J/35 Mid-Atlantics will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club. Details: annapolisyc.com/racing/regattas.

Fish for a Cure

Nov. 3: Fish4-A Cure wraps up the striped bass and white perch season with an event in Annapolis that benefits the DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Details: fishforacure.org.

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DNR discussion

Nov. 12: Erik Zlokovitz of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will address the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.

Fall fishing techniques

Dec. 11: Wayne Morgan will discuss Chesapeake Bay rockfishing at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.

Summer flounder season

Through Dec. 31: Sport anglers may keep up to four summer flounder per person per day, with a minimum size flattie of 16.5 inches in all Maryland state waters.

Email listings to sports@baltsun.com with "Recreation & Outdoors" in the subject field.

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