Canada’s Cup Challenger Trials

GREAT SODUS BAY, LAKE ONTARIO, NEW YORK, United States of America

6 July to 10 July

The Royal Canadian Yacht Club, the current holder of the Canada's Cup and Defender of Record has selected Sodus Bay Yacht Club as the Challenger of Record for the 2016 Canada's Cup.

Canada's Cup is a best of 7 Match Racing series which began in 1869.  The series pits a Canadian yacht club located on the Great Lakes against a US yacht club which must also be located on the Great Lakes. There have been 23 challenges over the years with the US winning 13 times, including Rochester Yacht Club who won the cup 6 times in the early part of the 20th century. The finals of this year's series will be held September 10th to the 14th at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto.‚Äč

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

July 6th   1700: Opening Ceremonies. Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres in the clubhouse.
July 7th   1000: 3 Races
July 8th   1000: 3 Races
July 9th   1000: 3 Races
July 9th   1800: Steak Dinner
July 10th 1000: Make Up Races if needed
Closing Ceremonies following the completion of Match Race Series

Race Documents (not yet posted)

 

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