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Cardiff Bay Yacht Club, in partnership with Portishead Cruising Club is happy to announce the dates for the Shanghai Cup 2024 – Bristol Channel IRC Championships & Nimrod Cup.

After a very successful 2023 Championship, which resulted in Ctrl-J retaining the Shanghai Cup for another year and Emma Peel and Checkmate XV coming second and third places, and Hallucination winning the Nimrod Cup, with Pele and Glad Rags gaining second & third, the 2024 dates are now available. [Click here for results]

The Shanghai Cup, as the Bristol Channel IRC Championships, will use IRC ratings and will consist of racing over two weekends, with the first weekend taking place in Portishead on 15/16 June 2024 and the second weekend taking place in Cardiff on 29/30 June 2024.

The Nimrod Cup will use NHC ratings and will currently consist of a series of races on the second weekend only in Cardiff on 29/30 June 2024.

There will be social events planned in both Portishead and in Cardiff on the racing weekends.

Information, race documents and the entry form will be available on this site, as well as some history of the cup, previous results and some photos/videos. Discussion and a large collection of photos from previous regattas can be found on our Facebook Group.

Please distribute this information and website link, and display this poster in as many places as you can to advertise this event, and make it a great Shanghai Cup