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Platinum Sponsors:
Bill Martin
Bob DeClercq
Bruce Burton
Charles Bayer
Charlie Hess
Chris Saxton
Frank Kern
Hans Brieden
John Stevens
Lance & Trish Smotherman
Steve Polk


Gold Sponsors:
Ed Kriese
Fred Detwiler
Fred Ransford
Hanson Bratton
Jim Weyand
Marc Hollerbach
Tom Ritter


Corporate Sponsors:
Michael Spitari
New England Rope
North Sails
Offshore Spars
Thomas Hardware




11th Annual International Match Race for the Detroit Cup

World-class sailing just yards off the dock


Save The Date... August 23 - 26, 2018


The International Match Race for the Detroit Cup is the second of 4 events in the GRAND SLAM Grade 2 Match Race Series. The other events in the GRAND SLAM Series are the CYC/CMRC Invitational, the Oakcliff International, and new this year, the Thompson Cup hosted by Seawanhaka Corinthian YC in Oyster Bay. Among other things, the winner of the GRAND SLAM series earns a qualification spot at the Congressional Cup at Long Beach YC.

Invitations will be granted to the most accomplished skippers based on the ISAF World Ranking List. Special consideration will be given to international and women's teams in addition to those competing in last year's GRAND SLAM Series. Please request an invitation no later than May 1. Competitors may enter and pay their entry and deposit fees after receiving an invitation to this event.

The winner of the BYC Spring Invitational June 9 & 10, and the winner of the Oakcliff Grade 3, May 19 & 20 automatically receive invitations to the Detroit Cup.



2017 Videos: Video 1 / Video 2 / Video 3
(Videos by Mike Schrage)

Current Friends...

  • Art Lavasser
  • Bill Zimmen
  • Bradford Kimmel
  • Brian Gerahty
  • Brien Baker
  • Chuck Stormes
  • Cynthia Ross
  • Ed Kriese
  • Eric Peterson
  • Fred Detwiler
  • Fred Ransford
  • Gary Baun
  • Hans Brieden
  • Hanson Bratton
  • Henry Mistele
  • James Morphew
  • Jim Baubie
  • Jim Weyand
  • John Somes
  • Keith Ziegler
  • Kevin Rossell
  • Lynn Kotwicki
  • Karen Hollerbach
  • Marc Hollerbach
  • Michael Spitari
  • Mike Medwid
  • New England Rope
  • North Sails
  • Offshore Spars
  • Paul Falcone
  • Peter Wenzler
  • Ray Adams
  • Rob Amsler
  • Ryan Ferrell
  • Sandy Fullerton
  • Thomas Hardware
  • Todd Hughs
  • Todd Riley
  • Tom Ritter
  • Van Tol (Chris)
  • William Lynch




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