2023/24 SIR THOMAS LIPTON CUP QUALIFYING SYSTEM
The Sir Thomas Lipton Cup Qualifying System for the 2023/24 season is designed to fairly grade the overall performance of competing IRC boats across three qualifying events: the Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta (RMSIR) 2023, the Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) 2024, and the Singapore Regatta (SR) 2024. Here are the key components of the system:
1. Qualifying Events
Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta 2023
Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2024
Singapore Regatta 2024
Competing boat must hold a valid IRC 2023/4 Certificate
Competing boat must have participated, and started at least 2 races, within all Qualifying Events, in their respective IRC Classes (as defined by their respective Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions) of the qualifying events.
3. Scoring System
All eligible competing boats receive 5 points for participating in a qualifying event.
Additional points may be awarded to eligible competing boats based on their final series result in their respective IRC classes/divisions at the qualifying events.