The International Yacht Club Challenge is a regatta between yacht clubs held in New York Harbor in front of the skyline of Manhattan. The purpose of the event is to “generate international goodwill through friendly competition.”
This is an amateur competition designed for yacht club sailors. The first Challenge was held in 1988.
The 12th edition of the International Yacht Club Challenge will take place on August 16-19, 2018.
The Challenge is organized by the New York Harbor Sailing Foundation and hosted by the Manhattan Yacht Club.
If your yacht club wishes to be considered for an invitation, please submit an Expression of Interest using the form below:
2018 International Yacht Club Challenge Notice of Race Regatta has been postponed to 2019.