PICYA Lipton Cup Regatta 2024

June 14 – Four races are scheduled for the Admiral’s Cup, with a destination race starting off St Francis YC on the city front to Berkeley Pier, two races at Berkeley Pier, and a destination race to Encinal Yacht Club. The helmsperson must be female.

June 15 – Seven races are scheduled for the Sir Thomas Lipton Challenge Trophy. Racing will take place on the Alameda Estuary racecourse, starting off Encinal Yacht Club.

June 16 – Three races are scheduled for the Larry Knight Trophy, starting near the Berkeley pier.  The third race will finish in the vicinity of St Francis YC. The helmsperson must have reached their 60th birthday before 6/14/24.

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  • Live Music: Groove to the rhythm of the islands.
  • Poolside Paradise: Dive into relaxation at our beautiful pool. It’s the perfect spot to unwind and cool off after the heat of competition!
  • Tiki Bar Specialties: Sip on handcrafted cocktails and mocktails.
  • Shore Games: Individual and team challenges to keep the friendly competition rolling.
  • Delicious Dining Options: On Friday and Saturday evenings, savor the flavors of the islands with our delectable snack and dining options. o
  • Trophy Presentations
  • Docking for Spectator Boats will be available by reservation.
  • After racing on Sunday, the final trophy presentation and a social event will occur at St Francis YC.

The modern Lipton Cup regatta in San Francisco is three day racing special event presented by the Pacific Inter-Club Yacht