The defining spirit of the 44Cup brings together the worlds of sailing and business, allowing amateur owner drivers to race high performance one-design yachts against some of the world’s best sailors, competing in some of the most beautiful and diverse sailing venues around the world.
The RC44 fleet took off for their start of the season in the Bay of Piran, Slovenia. The owner/driver performance class was dominated by the locals - Team CREEF (Igor Lah) and Team Nika (Vladimir Prosikhin). (CC Available)
Day Two and it was the turn of Team Aqua to turn the tables on local boats with Chris Bake (NZL) and his team taking all three races. That's the competitiveness of the one-class design yacht fleet - top class racing and rare for one boat to dominate. (CC Available)
Portoroz gave the fleet perfect conditions with breeze up to 25 knots and the RC44 were smoking.. Three different winners with three races - Peninsula Racing (GBR 1), Team Aqua (GBR 2041) and Team Nika (RUS 10) took the bullets. (CC Available)
Final day in Slovenia for the 44Cup in the Bay of Piran. Local boat, Team CEEREF, took the overall honours with a consistent performance over the last three races with a 2nd, 1st and 3rd. Skippered by Igor Lah (SLO) and tactics called by Adrian Stead (GBR). (CC Available) Video Producer: Icarus S...