Entry is by invitation. The winning teams from the 2019 Baldwin Cup, Halloween Team Race, Lee Trophy, Morgan Cup and Soiland Cup are automatically invited. Other teams are invited by resume. Per the Notice of Race, there is no requirement for team members to be from the same club or organization; however, each skipper must be a current member of their member national authority. Each competing team shall consist of skippers and crew for three boats with three or four sailors per boat, including at least four of each gender, and a combined weight limit of 2,100 pounds.