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2014 U.S. Qualifying Series for the Invitational Cup

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For United States yacht clubs, the path to the 2015 Invitational Cup championship goes through the U.S. Qualifying Series, which will be held Sept. 2 to 6, 2014, in Newport, R.I. A fleet of the top Corinthian sailors will gather Harbour Court, the New York Yacht Club's on-the-water clubhouse, for four days of intense one-design fleet racing.

The top three teams will qualify for a berth in the 2015 Invitational Cup presented by Rolex, the world's premier Corinthian, one-design big-boat regatta. 

U.S. QUALIFYING SERIES 2014 PROGRAM

2014 U.S. QUALIFYING SERIES: TRACKING AND LIVE AUDIO

Press Releases

Entry forms & Waiver

Competing Yacht Clubs

The following Yacht Clubs have accepted invitations to compete in the 2014 U.S. Qualifying Series.  Any Club interested in consideration for the 2016 U.S. Qualifying Series should contact the NYYC Sailing Office at sailingoffice@nyyc.org.

Race Documents

A Yacht Club team that enters the USQS must be able to meet all of the eligibility requirements for the USQS and, if they qualify, for the Invitational Cup.  Please review the 2014 Notice of Race, as well as the 2013 Invitational Cup NOR which will give guidance as to the eligibility requirements for the 2015 Invitational Cup. 

Newport logistics & activities

  • Newport Area logistics (housing, transportation, services, etc.)
  • Newport Area activities (museums, mansions, beaches, music, walks, etc.)

the boats

As in 2012, USQS competitors will use two fleets of boats for the competition - - the Sonar and the J/70.

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