The Transatlantic Race 2019 is organized by the Royal Yacht Squadron, the New York Yacht Club, the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Storm Trysail Club. It is the signature event of the Atlantic Ocean Racing Series 2019 which includes several of the world’s foremost ocean classics. The Transatlantic Race is open to IRC yachts, Classics, Super Yachts, Multihulls, IMOCA 60, Class 40s or other Open Class yachts.
The Transatlantic Race 2019 is a race from Newport, Rhode Island, USA to Cowes, UK. A gate will be included at Lizard Point to preserve the Record course established in 2011 and maintained by the World Sailing Speed Record Council.