17th – 18th September 2024 Port Solent, Portsmouth, UK
The Silicon Cup Regatta is a thrilling event that will see you and your team enjoy two days of yacht racing from Port Solent, Portsmouth, the home of UK sailing.
The Silicon Cup takes place on Tuesday 17th to Wednesday 18th September 2024 providing participants with the option of staying on in picturesque Portsmouth for a weekend break.
Tuesday 17th September
Tea & coffee – The Port House Cafe, Portsmouth
The Russell-Cooke Silicon Cup registration – for all team captains opens in The Port House
Race 1 starts, followed by subsequent races
Boats moor at Cowes Yacht Haven after racing and competitors can enjoy drinks and networking
Leisure time to get ready for evening party
Sponsored drinks reception at RORC
Welcome and gala dinner
Charity auction and fundraising activities
Wednesday 18th September
Breakfast is served at Pontoon View, Cowes Yacht Haven (advance bookings only)
Join yachts at Cowes Yacht Haven
Day 2 racing starts, followed by subsequent races
Boats return to Port Solent Marina after racing
The Russell-Cooke Silicon Cup Prize Giving at The Port House
Afternoon tea is served
Bar remains open, and guests depart at leisure
We offer two types of packages: skippered entry and private entry.
Private entries are open to experienced skippers and crews who provide their own yachts.
A skippered entry teams you up with an experienced skipper from our partners Sunsail. You don’t need to have sailed before, they will take care of everything. Just turn up and you’ll be safely enjoying the water really quickly.
Skippered package costs
40ft boat – 10 Guests = £7,495 + VAT
Sunsail 41.0 – 8 Guests = £6,495 + VAT
A charity donation is included in the prices above to the value of £2,700 + VAT.
Charter of a 40ft or Sunsail 41.0 Yacht for up to 10/8 guests, inc fuel.
Sunsail Skipper and 1st Mate.
All weather clothing for each crew member.
Packed lunch and soft drinks on board both days.
Welcome drink and Gala Dinner tickets for your team. *Pro crew eat at another location.
Berthing at Cowes Yacht Haven.
On-board accommodation for 6 people if sharing cabins or 3 for single occupancy.
Prize-giving with afternoon tea.
Up to 1.5m bow branding.
Trophies for podium places.
All pre-event and on-site management.
If you would like more information on the entries, then please contact Simon Boulding on: 02394 350505.
If you’re ready to enter, then download the forms on our entry page.
We also have various sponsorship packages available. Learn more by contacting: 02394 350505.
We work with a handpicked selection of sponsors and partners to produce the Silicon Cup.