RC44ClassAssociation video above published Nov 26, 2017: Despite performing dances for the wind gods, the wind failed to materialise for a second consecutive day at the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup in the normally windy Canary Islands. With no racing on the final day, John Bassadone’s Peninsula Petroleum claimed this, the last event of the season. In turn this left Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF to win her second consecutive RC44 Championship.
Bassadone congratulated his crew, including his long term Italian tactician Vasco Vascotto, and also local sailor Alfredo Morales who stood in for him on Thursday’s opening day and for race one of day two. On that second day they had won both races, results which ultimately secured victory for the Gibraltar-based team at the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup.
Nov 26, 2017: Days 3 & 4 Racing CANCELLED at RC44 Calero Marinas Cup--Wind hole in Arrecife--John Bassadone’s Peninsula Petroleum won this last event of the season, and Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF wins her second consecutive RC44 Championship.
Day 2 RC44 Calero Marinas Cup - Peninsula Petroleum hits the gas
RC44ClassAssociation video above published Nov 24, 2017: While on day one there was no stand-out crew, today Peninsula Petroleum had the bit between her teeth, claiming race wins in both of today's two races, despite having two helms: Alfredo Morales standing in for John Bassadone who arrived in Lanzarote today just in time to compete in and win race two. The RC44 Calero Marinas Cup is the final 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.
Day 1 RC44 Calero Marinas Cup - Trickiest of days opens racing in Lanzarote
RC44 Class Association video above published Nov 23, 2017: Consistency was not easy on day one of race, with big Atlantic waves remaining as the wind dropped. Nonetheless it remains close and after three races just six points separates first from eighth. Chris Bake and team Aqua had a great day on water and currently leading but with the Team Ceeref in second, and Team Nika third, Team Aqua will need to stay focused.
The RC44 Calero Marinas Cup is the final 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.
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