Lipton Regatta photos Bernie Kaaks has now posted all of his photos from the Lipton Regatta on his flickr stream: If you would like a digital image or...
2015 Lipton Cup Regatta Overall HBYC skipper Bruce McCraken won his second Lipton Cup in succession this weekend after winning all four races on IRC in his First 45, Ikon. Robert Date also sailed a fin...
Brisk start on Day 1 of the Lipton Cup Regatta Bruce McCraken (Ikon) flew straight to the top of the Div A IRC leaderboard with three wins from three starts. Robert Date’s Scarlet Runner was next with Reverie (Alan...
What a great Lipton Cup Regatta! Bruce McCraken and his crew on Ikon took out the Lipton Cup for the second year running, at this weekend's Lipton Cup Regatta. Congratulations to Bruce, and all the othe...

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This year, the presentations for off-the-beach classes will be held at 17.30 hrs on Saturday, at Williamstown Sailing Club and Port Melbourne Yacht Club. The presentations for the Lipton Cup Regatta winners and Classics will take place at RYCV on Sunday at around 16.30 hrs.

Come back to Royals after racing

Come back to Royals after the conclusion of racing each day, and enjoy music on the deck and a gourmet BBQ, the friendly atmosphere and superb views.

Egg and bacon rolls, and free coffee!

Grab an egg and bacon roll for only $7 before you head out on the water. Egg and bacon rolls will be available on both Saturday and Sunday, from 7.30 am until 10.00 am. And, thanks to the Penfold Motors Group, there will also be free cups of coffee on offer!

Amendments to SI's plus info on VHF channels

The Sailing Instructions for Division D, and the Notice to Competitors have been amended. We have also posted details of the VHF channels that will be used for the regatta. Download the latest versions of all the race documents from the "Race documents" page

Off-the-beach Sailing Instructions now available

The sailing instructions for the off-the-beach divisions are now available. You can download them from the "race documents" page.

Sailing Instructions are now available

The Sailing Instructions for the 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta are now available. Download them from the "Documents" section of the website. Note that there are separate Sailing Instructions for Sunday's long race. Make sure you read the Notice to Competitors, too.

Round 1 of the Tillets Team selection to be sailed at Lipton Cup

The International Cadet Class will hold the first round of its Tillet team selection at RYCV on the 14th and 15th of November, in conjunction with the Lipton Cup Regatta. Victoria's Tillet's team will represent the state in the National Championships at Middle Harbour Yacht Club in Sydney this Christmas.

One week to go until the Lipton Cup Regatta

There's now only one week to go until the start of the 2015 Lipton Cup, and its shaping up to be a great regatta. If you haven't entered yet, there's still time - entries for keelboats close at 12.00 noon on 11 November, and at 10.30 am on 14 November for off-the-beach classes. Don't miss out!

It's time! Entries are now open for the 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta.

Its time to gather your crew and get ready for the 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta. On-line entry is open now, and closes at 12.00 noon on 11 November for keelboat divisions and 10.30 am on 14 November for off-the-beach classes. We look forward to seeing you all in November.

Notice of Race released for 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta

The summer sailing season is approaching fast, so its time to get planning. The Notice of Race for the 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta has now been released, and on-line entry will open soon.

2015 Lipton Cup Regatta: 14 & 15 November

The 10th Lipton Cup Regatta will be held over the weekend of 14 & 15 November 2015. Whether you prefer serious racing or something more relaxed and social, there will be something in program to suit you. Make sure you don't miss out on the fun - save the dates in your diary now.

More 2014 Regatta photos

We've uploaded some photos by Bernie Kaaks into the photo gallery on the web site.

Teri Dodds photos from the 2014 Lipton Cup Regatta

Teri Dodds took some great photos on Day 1 of this year's Lipton Cup Regatta. She's posted them on her facebook page -

Thank you to the volunteers

A big "Thank You" to all those who volunteered and assisted with the Lipton Cup Regatta last weekend - we couldn't have done it without you. On behalf of the Lipton Cup Organising Committee, the RYCV Flag Officers and General Committee, thank you for your time, your energy and your passion!

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Ikon wins the 2014 Lipton Cup

An emotional Bruce McCracken heaped praise on his crew after winning the 2014 Lipton Cup in the Beneteau First 45 Ikon. 'We’ve been trying to win this trophy for years,' he said at the presentation, 'and it’s great to finally get our hands on it.

Lipton Cup Regatta 2014 Day 1 Race Report

Bernie Kaaks has written a race report from Day 1 for Sail-World. Here's a link to the article -

Big fleet for Day 1 of the 2014 Lipton

There were more than 150 boats out on the water today enjoying great racing conditions in Day 1 of this year's Lipton Cup Regatta. The skies were grey, but the rain held off until evening.

Registering your boat in TopYacht

This year, the Lipton Cup Regatta is using the TopYacht Entry System. For those who aren't familiar with TopYacht, here's a guide prepared by Williamstown Sailing Club on how to register your boat online. It's been written for those who are not so web savvy, and largely for those who are entering their boat into the TopYacht Entry System for the first time.
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