Jul 2, 2017: Two full seasons dedicated to the RC44 class paid off today for Russian Alexander Novoselov, his American tactician Andy Horton and the crew of Katusha, when they won their first ever RC44 Championship event.
Day 2 RC44 Porto Cervo Cup - Katusha ahead after blustery high scoring day
Jun 30, 2017: Uncertainty continued about the weather for day two of the RC44 Porto Cervo Cup, hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. In the event, competitors used most of their sails as, after a light to moderate start, the wind kicked in close to the class’ maximum limit and there were several significant shifts. Thanks to all this, there was plenty of excitement and many many lead changes, but it also proved a high scoring day for the nine RC44s.
RC44 Sotogrande Cup highlights
Video above published May 8, 2017: Watch the highlights from the 2017 RC44 Sotogrande Cup as Team Aqua triumphed in the stormy conditions after a closely fought battle on the final day with local heroes Peninsula Petroleum from Gibraltar. The RC44 Sotogrande Cup was the first event of the 2017 RC44 Championship Tour, which pits the world's top businessmen and the best sailors in the industry compete in high-performance one-design 44-foot carbon racing yachts.
RC44 Class Association: RC44 Porto Cervo Cup, 29 June – 2 July. Venue: the iconic Sardinian sailing mecca of Porto Cervo, Italy.
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