In 2019, Miami will once again play host to US Sailing’s premier event, the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami – its 30th running – featuring top-level Olympic-class racing. As the only North American regatta to be included in World Sailing’s 2019 Hempel World Cup Series, the regatta is a mainstay on the winter circuit for sailors campaigning for the next Olympic Games.
Competitors in the 49er, 49er FX, RS:X, and Nacra events will have five days of fleet racing from Tuesday, January 29 to Friday, January 30 with medal races on Saturday, February 1. Athletes competing in the Laser, Radial, Finn, and 470 will have six days of fleet racing from Tuesday, January 29 to Saturday, February 1, with medal races on Sunday, February 2. Medals will be awarded to the top three boats in each class. Medal races will be complemented by the second annual Hempel World Cup Series Festival, to be held in Regatta Park on February 1-2 from 11:00am – 4:00pm – more information HERE!.
Regatta Headquarters will be located at the City of Miami’s Regatta Park, in Coconut Grove, Miami, Fla, with additional hosting out of Coconut Grove Sailing Club. These sailing organizations host classes onshore, as well as help run the on-the-water racing. The Coral Reef Yacht Club hosts the Opening Ceremony.