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2011 Invitational Cup Reports & Results

2011_corinthianclassic1 Newport, R.I., USA (February 14, 2011) – It took the Corinthian sailing world by storm in 2009, and its impact promises to be even greater when it returns again to the shores of Newport, R.I. this September 10-17. Read more...

DARING, Royal Canadian Yacht Club, Terry McLaughlin (helm), John Hele (tactician) Photo by Kurt Arrigo Newport, R.I., USA (May 8, 2011) – The history of New York Yacht Club is intertwined with progressive thinkers – starting with John Cox Stevens and James Gordon Bennett Jr. Read more...

Photo by Kurt Arrigo In a reversal of fortunes from the inaugural event two years ago, the Terry McLaughlin-led team from the Royal Canadian Yacht Club persevered today to win the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex, sailed in Swan 42s. Read more...

Photo by Kurt Arrigo At the conclusion of the awards for the Swan 42 U.S. Nationals last Sunday, a live lottery drawing was held to match Swan 42 U.S. hulls with competing teams from around the world. Read more...

Photo by Kurt Arrigo A large part of the appeal of the New York YC’s Invitational Cup is that it is a unique event. There are very few, if any, regattas like it. Read more...

article1 Newport, R.I., USA (June 20, 2011) – When 16 nations from six different continents hit the waves off Newport, R.I., for the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex (September 10-17), most of the 22 participating yacht clubs will have traveled extraordinary distances in order to compete. Read more...

july18_apparition Newport, RI, July 17: As Sunday dawned, a full 18 points separated Ken Colburn and Apparition from Phil Lotz and Arethusa at the Swan 42 US Nationals, sailed July 14-17 at the New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court. Then spoke Arethusa. Read more...

sept15_invite Newport, R.I., USA (September 15, 2011) - A lack of breeze and fog contributed to a brief postponement ashore this morning to push back the start of the third day of racing at the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex. Read more...

Former NYYC Commodore Robert L. James and former Trustee Charles A. Robertson presented the first of two Invitational Cup trophies. The artist is Norman McMillan. Read more...

08 is Royal Cork Yacht Club, Anthony O'Leary, in third after five races. Photo by Dan Nerney Even as a light snow decorated daffodils breaking through the ground around New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court, the realization that the 2011 sailing season in the northern hemisphere is not far off has been confirmed. Read more...

Royal Canadian Yacht Club struggles with their spinnaker. Photo by Rolex / Kurt ArrigoPhoto by Kurt Arrigo Newport, R.I., USA (September 16, 2011) – The Chamber of Commerce could not have arranged a more spectacular day for the 22 competing yacht club teams. Read more...

LONG ECHO, Itchenor Sailing Club (UK), Barry Sampson (helm), Roger Yeoman (tactician). Photo by Kurt Arrigo Newport, R.I., USA (September 12, 2011) – The organizers of the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex have worked diligently to create a path to success for the 22 yacht club teams who will go head to head on Swan 42s over the next five days. Read more...

Photo by Kurt Arrigo Newport, R.I., USA (September 14, 2011) – Returning to upper Narragansett Bay for the second day of the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex has proven beneficial for at least one of the 22 yacht club teams – Royal Canadian Yacht Club – which again displayed remarkable consistency on the race course. Read more...

Royal Canadian Yacht Club. Photo by Rolex / Kurt Arrigo Newport, R.I., USA (September 17, 2011) – There was no stealing the gold away from Royal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC) on thefinal day of racing at the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex. Read more...

sept13_icup Newport, R.I., USA (September 13, 2011) – Three races and three race winners within a very tight 22-boat fleet were the hallmarks of the first day of racing at the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex. Racing was in upper Narragansett Bay, north of Newport’s Pell Bridge. Read more...

The first day (9-10-11) of the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex was devoted to registration, for most: adjusting to a new times zone -- even the opposite season --  meeting fellow competitors and sailing the boats. Racing begins on Tuesday. Read more...

New York Yacht Club's Harbour Court Clubhouse welcomes the world to the second biennial NYYC Invitational Cup presented by Rolex. 22 teams from 16 nations from six continents are competing. Read more...

invit Newport, R.I., USA (August 25, 2011) – When racing begins on Tuesday, September 13, at the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex, most of the 22 participating yacht club teams will be fresh from racing at the peak of the sailing season in the northern hemisphere. Read more...

first1 NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 24, 2010)– When its Invitational Cup comes around again in 2011, the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) will proudly fly the country flags of yacht clubs from around the world as well as the trademark green and gold colors of presenting sponsor Rolex. Read more...






 

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