The EMC Silicon Cup spans two days during the middle
of September, leading up to the weekend proving participants
with the option of taking additional time to explore the
delightful waterside town of Cowes (the sailing capital
of the UK) and its surrounding area.
All activities take place from Cowes Yacht Haven, a purpose built sailing event facility, which is in close proximity to the town and all amenities, including the high-speed ferry service to Southampton. Thursday 17th September 2015
1000 - The EMC Silicon Cup Registration desk opens in Cowes. ALL teams to register! 1130 - Registration closes 1300 - Race 1 Starts, followed by subsequent races 1700 - Boats return to Cowes Yacht Haven after day's racing
- Leisure time to get ready for the evening party followed by EMC sponsored Drinks reception 1900 - Pre dinner drinks in the bar 1930 - Welcome & Gala Dinner - Theme : TBA (fancy Dress or Black Tie) 2000 - Dinner is served 2100 - Charity Auction followed by various fundraising activities 2200 - 0000 - Post Dinner entertainment and dancing
Friday 18th September 2015
0700 - Breakfast is served at Cowes Yacht Haven Events Centre (if ordered in advance) 1000 - Racing starts, followed by subsequent races 1500 - Boats return to Cowes Yacht Haven after day's racing (afternoon tea in Yacht Haven) 1530 - 1600 - The EMC Silicon Cup Prize Giving
Bar remains open, and guests depart at leisure 1615 - 1645 - Red Jet departs for Southampton for those that need it
2015 - Celebrating the 16th Silicon Cup EMC is proud to be the title sponsor of The Silicon Cup (formerly the
IT Regatta). EMC is the world’s leading developer
and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions.