With five weeks until the event, entries are stilling coming in from around the world. The organizers are proud to announce the most recent entry from Juliana Duque of Salavdor,Brazil. Juliana won the last Women's Championship in Italy in 2016. Juliana will face a much larger fleet this year and lots of new faces on a starting line that includes the silver medal team from 2016, Anette Melsom Myhre and Janett Krefting, from Oslo, Norway. They will face off with 470 Olympian Lynne Shore, a Newport local with strong performances in recent US Women's Snipe Nationals and around 30 teams of all ages and experience in the Class.