Capital Cup

Croatia, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria welcome you in their capitals to compete in spectacular long distance races to the city centres.

A handicap system guarantees excitement beteween age categories, genders and double/sweep boats – all teams get together in one ranking to win the massive cup!


1 Ferfi Ifjusagi Györi Atletikai Club 8+ Man Hungary
2 Férfi Masters Györi Atletikai Club 8+ Man Hungary
3 Nöi Ifjusagi Györi Atletikai Club 8+ Woman Hungary


1 University of Vienna University of Vienna 8+ Woman Austria
2 Rocket Men RGM WRC Pirat / Donauhort / Donau 8+ Man Austria
3 Mladost 8+Mix HAVK Mladost 8+ Mixed Croatia

RULES (new in 2017/18)

  • Upon registration for the first cup regatta of the year, teams must indicate their CAPITAL CUP participation.
  • Three out of four regattas have to be completed to be part of the Capital Cup.
  • If teams compete in all four regattas of the season, the worst result will be cancelled.
  • Cup winner will be the team which achieves the fasted added time of all three regattas in its handicap.
  • Handicap system:
    • The handicap system considers age, gender and boat type (8+ and 8x+). You can find the detailed handicap list here: Handicap table for Capital Cup.
  • Time penalties will be included in the cup’s classification.
  • The winning team receives a challenge cup which has to be returned before the last cup regatta of the following year.
  • The races are open for Men’s, Women’s and Mixes teams in all age classes.
  • Eligible are Eights and Octuple Sculls.
  • At least four rowers of one team must take part in all three cup regattas of the season. The other rowers may change in any order.
  • Changes of the boat class (e.g. from Mixed to Women’s or Eight to Octuple Sculls) are not allowed.
  • Changes in age categories are allowed.
  • Teams with rowers from different clubs are accepted.
  • The specific regulations of each regatta have to be obeyed.