The quadrennial ocean race from Newport, R.I., to England.

The first transatlantic race started in December of 1866 from New York Harbor. The race has been run many times since, but has only recently committed to a quadrennial schedule, running in 2011 and 2015. The last race was in 2019.


The Transatlantic Race is organized by the Royal Yacht Squadron, the New York Yacht Club, the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Storm Trysail Club.

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July 26, 2019

The Askews with Charlie Enright onboard took the top prize for the Transatlantic 2019. Rives Potts Carina just misses out on the IRC 3 class to Hiro Amru

February 1, 2018

NEWPORT, R.I. — Faster boats and advanced weather forecasting technology have dramatically changed how sailors approach long ocean races such as the Transatlantic Race 2019, which will start from Newport, R.I., on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, and finish off the Royal Yacht Squadron's iconic castle in Cowes, England. A century ago, ocean racing was a […]