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ABOUT LIPTON CUP

The Lipton Challenge Cup was donated to the Royal Cape Yacht Club (previously the Table Bay Yacht Club) in 1909 by Sir Thomas Lipton, world-famous merchant and yachtsman. It has evolved into one of the most popular races among sailors of Southern Africa, and nowadays mainly is seen as providing a wonderful platform for young race teams to prove their skill and to establish themselves before moving on to campaign for international sailing races.

The Lipton Challenge Cup is sailed annually on L 26 yachts offshore, and all Southern African Yacht Clubs (including teams as far north as Walvis Bay, Namibia and Beira, Mozambique) are invited to enrol one team per race, whereas the winning team qualifies to either host the Lipton Challenge Cup at home the following year, or else, to nominate the next hosting Yacht Club if their own Club is not situated on the coast. The precise conditions and rules for the race are stipulated in the “Deed of Gift”, a document accompanying the silver trophy presented by Sir Thomas.

RACE SCHEDULE

9am-5pm
Registration

Registration

Registration and weighing in the Main Hall Skippers packs are handed out on completion of registration

8am-12pm
Registration

Registration

Registration in the Main Hall continues

2pm
Managers Meeting

Managers Meeting

Managers meeting in the RCYC Chartroom

4pm-5pm
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

Lipton Cup Challenge Opening Ceremony

5pm-5:15pm
Race Chairman’s Welcome

Race Chairman's Welcome

Welcome by Race Chairman Mike Peper

5:30pm-6pm
Team Introductions

Team Introductions

Team introductions and mixing of the Waters

6pm
Live Music

Live Music

Snacks and Live music by Southern Sounds in the RCYC Club

7:30am-10am
Race Day 1

Breakfast

Buffet breakfast available in the Galley Restaurant @ R40

9:30am
Race Day 1

Managers Meeting

Managers meeting in the RCYC Chart Room

12pm
Race Day 1

Scheduled Race Start

Scheduled start of racing

5:00pm
Race Day 1

Golden Teapot Award

Golden Teapot Award subject to last boats return to the club

6pm
Race Day 1

Hamburgers

Hamburgers available in Main Hall @ R30each

7:30am-10am
Race Day 2

Breakfast

Buffet breakfast available in the Galley Restaurant @ R40

9:30am
Race Day 2

Managers Meeting

Managers meeting in the RCYC Chart Room

12pm
Race Day 2

Scheduled Race Start

Scheduled start of racing

4:30pm-5pm
Race Day 2

Golden Teapot Award

Golden Teapot Award subject to last boats return to the club

6pm
Race Day 2

Boerewors

Boerewors Roll @ R25 each available in the Main Hall

7:30am-10am
Race Day 3

Breakfast

Buffet breakfast available in the Galley Restaurant @ R40

9:30am
Race Day 3

Managers Meeting

Managers meeting in the RCYC Chart Room

12pm
Race Day 3

Scheduled Race Start

Scheduled start of racing

4:30pm-5pm
Race Day 3

Golden Teapot Award

Golden Teapot Award subject to last boats return to the clubs

6pm
Race Day 3

Vetkoek

Vetkoek & mince @ R30 each

7:30am-10am
Race Day 4

Breakfast

Buffet breakfast available in the Galley Restaurant @ R40

9:30am
Race Day 4

Managers Meeting

Managers meeting in the RCYC Chart Room

12pm
Race Day 4

Scheduled Race Start

Scheduled start of racing

4:30pm-5pm
Race Day 4

Golden Teapot Award

Golden Teapot Award subject to last boats return to the club

6pm
Race Day 4

Chicken Pitas

Stuffed chicken pita pockets @ R40 each  

6pm
Race Day 4

Live Music

Live Music by Cherry Vynil in Club House

7:30am-10am
Race Day 5

Breakfast

Buffet breakfast available in the Galley Restaurant @ R40

9:30am
Race Day 5

Managers Meeting

Managers meeting in the RCYC Chart Room

12pm
Race Day 5

Scheduled Race Start

Scheduled start of racing

4:30pm-5pm
Race Day 5

Golden Teapot Award

Golden Teapot Award subject to last boats return to the club

6pm
Race Day 5

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry & Rice @ R40 each

7:30am-10am
Final Race Day & Closing Ceremony

Breakfast

Buffet breakfast available in the Galley Restaurant @ R40

9:30am
Final Race Day & Closing Ceremony

Managers Meeting

Managers meeting in the RCYC Chart Room

12am
Final Race Day & Closing Ceremony

Scheduled Race Start

Scheduled start of racing

7pm
Final Race Day & Closing Ceremony

Official Closing Ceremony

Official Closing Ceremony in the Regatta Centre

10pm
Final Race Day & Closing Ceremony

Live Music

Live Music by The BootLeggers

RACE VENUE


Royal Cape Yacht Club

Duncan Road, Table Bay Harbour, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

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