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NYYC Queens Cup

The Queen’s Cup is one of NYYC’s oldest and most prestigious trophies. It was formally given by Queen Elizabeth II of England and formally presented to the Club by the British Ambassador in 1953, when the former King’s Cup (1912) was retired. The Queen’s Cup has a unique starting system in that each yacht may start within a 2-minute window of the starting gun and their actual elapsed time will be used to calculate their corrected time.

2019 12 Metre World Championship: Titles Claimed in Four Divisions

NEWPORT, R.I. (July 13, 2019) – It couldn’t have been any more exciting on the fifth and final day of the 2019 12 Metre World Championship hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club and organized by the International Twelve Metre Association’s (ITMA) Americas Fleet. With Nyala (US-12) having clinched her series early in the Vintage Division after a sweep of yesterday’s two races, it came down to today’s single race to determine World Champions in Grand Prix, Modern and Traditional Divisions.

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