2023 Morgan Cup

2023 Morgan Cup

August 4 to 6, 2023
Newport, R.I.


The 20th running of the Morgan Cup Team Race will take place August 4-6, with an optional practice day August 3.  Teams will compete in three-boat teams with 3 to 5 sailors per boat, a total team weight limit of 2,100 pounds, and at least 4 of each gender per team. Per the Notice of Race, there is no requirement for team members to be from the same club or organization, but each skipper must be a current member of their member national authority.

Entry is by invitation. The winning teams from the 2022 Halloween Team Race, Lee Trophy, Baldwin Cup, Morgan Cup and Soiland Cup are automatically invited. Other teams may complete the Request for Invitation form which must be submitted along with a team resume no later than February 24, 2023. Invitations will be sent out March 1.

The Morgan Cup was presented by the members of the New York Yacht Club to J. P. Morgan as a token of esteem and a mark of appreciation of his service to the club as Commodore, 1919-1921, and is dedicated as the perpetual award for the winning team of the New York Yacht Club Morgan Cup Team Race Invitational.

Pictured: 2022 Morgan Cup winners Eastern Yacht Club (photo by Stu Streuli)

2023 Morgan Cup Accordian

WAIVER - A waiver must be submitted for all crew prior to racing. Boats will not be scored unless all waivers have been received. 

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