The Baldwin Cup race was held recently, their 2019th edition and its venue was Newport Beach, California. There was a close competition for three days in the Newport Beach area and it might not be a coincidence that the local team won the trophy.
The winner of the 2019 edition of Baldwin Cup was Newport Harbor Yacht Club. Their team, nicknamed Lightning, won first place while second place was claimed by Larchmont Yacht Club. The championship was a close one, especially on the last day. The sail off between the first and the second teams started with a light breeze of six knots which then built to 12 knots in the westerly direction.