Kings Cup Family Fun Race

The Kings Cup Race

Saturday 1 June

Join us for the 2024 Kings Cup race, which will be a fun pursuit race to raise awareness of the Alfred’s Community Sailing Program. 

A fun, social and family event for all members, guests, participants in ACS programs and our ACS Supporters. 

The race is a Pursuit Race start with Provisional Handicaps published on Friday. On Saturday in Halyards you can have the chance to better your handicap by spinning the wheel $50 a spin. Final handicaps will then be issued at 930hrs for the 1030hrs start.

Schedule of the events

  • Provisional Starting Handicaps issued Friday 1700hrs

Race Day

  • Halyards Open for Breakfast – 0800hrs
  • Mandatory Briefing followed by Handicap Wheel ‘Spin’ – 0830 – 0915hrs
  • Final Starting Handicaps issued – 0930hrs
  • First Warning Signal – 1025hrs
  • Pursuit race start – 1030hrs
  • BBQ Lunch, Games and Presentation – 1330hrs (ASAP after racing)

Join the race

The race will be a pursuit event. Boats will be able to spin the handicap wheel between 0830-0915 Saturday 1 June in Halyards to either better their handicap, remain the same or possibly be added to. 

Each spin (with a max of 3 per boat) will have a handicap $50 fee.

Racing from 1025hrs, warning signal. 


  • Alfred’s Community Sailing Fundraiser Event
  • Pursuit fun, family Race
  • Spin the handicap wheel to try and better your start time
  • Spinnaker hoist competition
  • Prizes for Best dressed ‘Royal’ crew & boats
  • Fantastic Alfred’s BBQ post-race $ 40.
  • Spin the wheel to wine some great awards
  • All funds raised are in support of the Alfred’s Community Sailing Program