The Vanderbilt Cup : Centerport Yacht Club

About Event

Welcome to The 38th Annual William K. Vanderbilt II Memorial Cup Racepresented by Centerport Yacht Club and the Vanderbilt Museum

The Vanderbilt Cup traditionally includes PHRF Spinnaker & Non-Spinnaker Classes, One-Design (4 or more boats) and Club Class divisions, with time allowances per YRALIS PHRF time-on-distance procedures using distance handicaps. Navigator’s style courses finish in Northport Bay with a glorious view of "Eagle's Nest," Vanderbilt’s stunning Spanish Revival mansion and Gold Coast retreat. 

Party Like A Vanderbilt!  Racers and guests are then invited to the Vanderbilt Mansion for the Regatta Party to enjoy food, drinks and live music under the stars in the Spanish courtyard. The event will also include raffles featuring great prizes donated by local businesses, with all raffle proceeds benefitting the Vanderbilt Museum.

The Race Entry Fee ($75.00 US Sailing members, $80.00 non-members) includes admission to the Regatta Party for the Skipper + 4 Crew.  Additional Crew members can join the Party for $15.00 each, and non-sailing Guests are welcome at $30.00 each — please click on View Online Storefront to pay for additional Crew and Guests. Entry Fees are non-refundable.

(Admission to the Regatta Party includes dinner plus two drink tickets per person redeemable for beer or wine. Additional drink tickets will also be available for purchase at the event.)


Vanderbilt Mansion


Free moorings are available at Centerport Yacht Club for competitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

Centerport Yacht Club's Vanderbilt Cup is a qualifier for the Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound (YRALIS) Fall, Gitana, Sappho, Competitors, Kings Point and Mertz Trophies and also for the YRALIS Youth Challenge Cup.  

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