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Hydroplane Racing

Members and friends of the Detroit Yacht Club are engaged supporters of the Unlimited Class Hydroplane Races that occur annually on the Detroit River.  Beginning in 2011, the DYC became the Presenting Sponsor of the event. 

The APBA Gold Cup, first presented in 1904, is the ultimate motorsport prize, considered the most prestigious powerboat racing trophy in the world. The Gold Cup began its relationship with Detroit more than 100 years ago and it is the oldest annual unlimited hydroplane race in the world.