Philadelphia Cup Regatta

Due to impending weather, The Philadelphia Cup Regatta has been canceled. This is being done to assure the safety of the competitors and volunteers.

Thank you to all of the volunteers and members of the Organizing Authority who helped to organize the regatta. Stay tuned for more announcements regarding the 2016 Philadelphia Cup Regatta. Save the date: September 24-25, 2016.

Roel Hoekstra will be in contact with all competitors to arrange refunds of registration fees. Please consider donating your registration fee to support the Independence Seaport Museum’s boat shop.

On Saturday, October 3 Independence Seaport Museum, in partnership with The Corinthian Yacht Club of PhiladelphiaLiberty Sailing Club and Riverton Yacht Club will host the 2015 Philadelphia Cup Regatta. More than 100 sailboats and 325 sailors are expected to compete in this day-long event. Register online here!

Competing Fleets:

  • PHRF w/ spinnaker
  • PHRF without spinnaker                
  • J27                
  • J22                 
  • Lightning                 
  • Mariner                 
  • Flying Scot
  • V15
  • Laser
  • Sunfish

The races will kick off at 10:00 am and take place roughly between the Betsy Ross and the Walt Whitman Bridge. Visitors to the Seaport Museum are invited to watch the races from the 2nd floor balcony of the Museum

New this year: Afterparty!

Along with the awards ceremony we will be hosting an afterparty for skippers, crew  and friends. The party will be held from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Seaport Museum. RSVP here.

Like us on Facebook and view photos from the 2014 Philadelphia Cup Regatta.

Thank you to our 2015 sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Michele Blazer at mblazer@phillyseaport.org or 215-413-8658.