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Welcome to The Pendennis Cup

The fifth edition of the Pendennis Cup will take place in Falmouth from 27th June - 2nd July 2016. Organised by Pendennis Shipyard every two years the racing will be managed by the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and Race Officer Peter Craig.

This dramatic regatta showcases modern and classic superyachts as they fight against each other for the honours, exploiting clever tactics to rise to the challenging sailing conditions presented by UK waters, balancing the extremes of tide and weather. 2014 saw 11 yachts with a combined length of over 320m compete over four days.

A full shore-side programme showcases the very best in Cornish cuisine and hospitality to complement the competitive racing. The last regatta culminated in a spectacular display by the Red Arrows watched by thousands of spectators on the shore and hundreds of yachts surrounding the racing fleet after Velacarina secured victory in the Pendennis Cup 2014.

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Pendennis Cup Fleet

Pendennis Cup official film

Watch the final footage of the superyacht racing, social events and spectacular Red Arrows display online at the Pendennis YouTube page. Read more...


Pendennis Cup Final Race – Saturday 31st May

As the yachts waited in anticipation on the still waters of Falmouth Bay a party atmosphere prevailed, with water balloons and cannons ... Read more...