Many Nantucket Sound PHRF racers look forward to the HYC Hurricane Cup and Eye of the Storm, as much as any other race during the season.

The Hurricane Cup race will also be the 4th and final season qualifier for the HYC Wilbur Cup Summer Series. The return race called the Eye of the Storm will finish mid-Sound to allow sailors to head either east or west to home ports.

This year’s Hurricane Cup Race will take place on September 19 and we will be having our ‘after-party’ venue at Slip 14, right on the pier in Nantucket. Slip 14 will be offering an hors d’oeuvre and dinner buffet featuring some food amongst other delights, at $35 per person. The “Blasted Hope Award” will be conveyed to the deserving crew! The Eye of the Storm return race will occur the following morning on September 20.

Often, some of the best weather of the season, (occasionally a bit breezy) and for some the last race of the year. All PHRF
Skippers and boats are welcome and there is always plenty of room at (discounted rates) the Nantucket Boat Basin. We hope that you will join us this year!
For more information about the race contact HYC Ocean Class Chair, Roy Catignani at or Vice-Chair Marc Fater at