SBWST qualified in 2018 competition and will sail the 2019 J24 World Championship to compete for the jaeger J/24 World Championship Women's Trophy. Sailors from around the world wait for this event. The sport's top pros compete on Biscayne Bay where average breezes are 10-15 knots. "The racing will be fierce."
This is a qualifying race for the 2020 Worlds being held September 12-18 in the United Kingdom at the Parkstone Yacht Club in Poole.
The first Lady Liberty Regatta was held at Manhattan Yacht Club in 1989. The original event name was the “Betsy Ross Bowl” and it was held in conjunction with Fleet Week. In 2019, MYC will relaunch this great tradition of women teams racing in front of one of the world’s most famous icons, the Statue of Liberty.