The Founders Cup Races

The original Founders Cup trophy – one of the most handsome of all the LYRA perennial trophies.









Founders Cup Results


For 2019 LYRA Race Week we have three Founders Cup Races, all starting on Tuesday July 30.

Founders Cup 1 starts at Whitby Yacht Club, passes Gibraltar Point and finishes at Oakville Harbour. Founders Cup 2 starts off Youngstown, NY, rounds Gibraltar, finishes Oakville. Founders Cup 3 starts at Fifty Point, to Gibraltar and finishes Oakville. Competitors entered in the Founders Cup Races may be able to arrange overnight mooring at one of the many clubs in close proximity to the starts, including Whitby Yacht ClubYoungstown Yacht Club, Niagara on the Lake Sailing Club, Newport Yacht Club.  Contact facilities for mooring information. The Founders Cup Races are Category 4 offshore events and vessels registered must comply with the Cat 4 Offshore Safety Regulations. Mark coordinates will be published in the Sailing Instructions.


Founders Cup 1 Race – Whitby – Gibraltar – Bronte – Oakville





Founders Cup 2 – NOLSC/YYC – Start – Gibraltar TE18 – Coronation – Finish


Founders Cup 3 Race – Start – Gibraltar TE18 – Coronation – Finish