The special two Cups for the J Class at SYC Palma 2014 are perpetual trophies presented at their premier event of the year. Having Cups with such a historic link to the past is going to make it a very special occasion!
The Corinthian Kings Cup – Made by R&W Sorley, Glasgow in 1914, this silver cup was presented by King George V to the Royal Clyde Yacht Club. This will be given to the first boat for all 4 days with an amateur Owner Driver.
The Kings Hundred Guinea Cup – 1927 made by Carington & Co in London this silver gilt cup was presented by King George VI for the Royal Yacht Squadron Regatta in 1937. This will be presented for the first J on handicap on Wednesday 18th June 2014
Picture here of Jim Clark the owner of Hanuman winning the Kings Hundred Guinea Cup in St Barths 2013, and the other photo is of the owner of Velsheda, winning the trophy in 2012 in the UK.
Dates: June 18 – 21st
- Registrations – 17 to date, an early and really positive response (listed on website) aiming for 20 – 24 boats in total www.thesuperyachtcup.com
- J Class – 4 confirmed racing and Palma will be their premiere regatta of the 2014 season, presenting two special historic trophies (waiting for more information for you)
- New Format with a special guest dinner at a Five star water front hotel on the Friday night and prize giving on the dock after racing.
- Returning Sponsors:
- Rolling Stock
- Classen Shipyard
- New Sponsors to be announced very soon.
- RCNP are responsible for the on-water race management once again. They received incredible feedback after the SYC 13 and described by several participants as the best Race Management and Course setting of the 2013 superyacht racing season.
- Palma is now the second biggest superyacht regatta worldwide (St Barth´s the biggest)