Day Two of their 2018 World Championship will go down in RC44 history books with three races sailed in waves, and at the top of the wind range, forcing teams to break out their No.3 headsails and small spinnakers.
Another adrenalin-pumping, top of the range day off Cascais at the RC44 World Championship saw Igor Lah's Team CEEREF claim two bullets from three races, enabling the Slovenian team to stay in contact with Vladimir Prosikhin's ultra-consistent leader Team Nika.
Team Nika became the first team ever to claim a hat trick of RC44 World Championship titles after Vladimir Prosikhin, tactician Dean Barker and their crew managed to fend off Igor Lah's Team CEEREF on the final day of big conditions racing off Cascais.
Despite being mid-November, Portugal laid on warm temperatures and light winds for the opening day of the RC44 Cascais Cup. In the opening race Vladimir Prosikhin's Team Nika started as her crew intended. They pulled off a good mid-line start on starboard and managed to control the fleet to take ...