2017 Queen's Cup

2017 Queen's Cup

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Newport, RI

Photo by Stuart Streuli


The Queen's Cup will be run on Sunday, July 16, in Newport, RI. There will be one spinnaker class in the Queen's Cup for IRC yachts with a rating of 1.07 or faster. The Queen's Cup has a unique starting system in that each yacht may start within a 2-minute window of the starting gun and their actual elapsed time will be used to calculate their corrected time. All helmspersons must have a current Group 1 sailor classification.


This trophy was given by Queen Elizabeth II of England and formally presented to the Club by the British Ambassador in 1953. The former King's Cup (1912) was retired and is retained by the Club.  This is one of the Club's oldest and most prestigious trophies with a notable list of winners.

2017 Queen's Cup - Accordion

Friday, July 14 Entry & Certificate Deadline   1305  
Sunday, July 16     RC Announcements 0900 VHF Channel 72
    Course Signals 1255  
  Warning Signal 1300  
  Cocktails & Awards 1630    Upper lawn