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Sailing: Looking Back At RC44 Bermuda Cup

Sailing: Looking Back At RC44 Bermuda Cup

The RC44 Bermuda Cup was a glamorous start to 2016 season. The four days of fleet racing on Bermuda’s Great Sound produced fickle conditions which meant the pressure was on the the team coaches to analyse the performance at the end of each day to see where gains could be made. We caught up with 1984 Los Angeles Olympic gold medallist and team... Read more of this article

Videos: Four Days Of The RC44 Bermuda Cup

Videos: Four Days Of The RC44 Bermuda Cup

A last minute charge from Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec Sailing Team was not enough to displace Chris Bake’s Team Aqua from the top of the leaderboard at the conclusion of the RC44 Bermuda Cup, the first event of the Sir Russell Coutts-conceived one design’s 10th anniversary season which was held recently in Bermuda. Fleet Racing Day 1 –... Read more of this article

Sailing: Team Aqua Wins RC44 Bermuda Cup

Sailing: Team Aqua Wins RC44 Bermuda Cup

A last minute charge from Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec Sailing Team was not enough to displace Chris Bake’s Team Aqua from the top of the leaderboard at the conclusion of the RC44 Bermuda Cup, the first event of the Sir Russell Coutts-conceived one design’s 10th anniversary season. Team Aqua wins the RC44 Bermuda CupConditions... Read more of this article

Team Nika’s Day In Sun: RC44 Bermuda Cup

Team Nika’s Day In Sun: RC44 Bermuda Cup

Despite near perfect conditions for racing on Bermuda’s Great Sound, the penultimate day of the RC44 Bermuda Cup was one of snakes and ladders, the smallest mistakes having crippling consequences. With a spectator fleet out in force, once again the course created some tactical head scratching with the left frequently favoured in terms of angle,... Read more of this article

Team CEEREF Gunning For Lead In RC44

Team CEEREF Gunning For Lead In RC44

Demonstrating that the crews have lost none of their competitiveness over the winter break, at the end of day two of fleet racing at the RC44 Bermuda Cup, the top two boats are tied on points and just two points separate the top three. Great Sound took on yet another personality today as a front rolled over Bermuda – chillier, more overcast and... Read more of this article

Team Aqua Prevails Again: RC44 Bermuda Cup

Team Aqua Prevails Again: RC44 Bermuda Cup

Having come out on top in the first day of match racing after some complex countback mathematics, Chris Bake’s Team Aqua was more definitely the stand-out performer on the opening day of fleet racing at the RC44 Bermuda Cup. Great Sound was also in more pleasant mood. While yesterday the wind was 20+ knots, conditions felt more summery yesterday... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: RC44 Sailing Day #1

Photos, Video & Results: RC44 Sailing Day #1

For the first round of the RC44′s 2016 championship held yesterday [March 2]  there was sun, flat water and around 20 knots of wind, gusting into the high 20s by the close of play on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Coming from winning the 2015 RC44 Match Racing Championship, Vladimir Liubomirov’sBronenosec Sailing Team again put in a top... Read more of this article

RC44 Bermuda Cup To Kick Off On Wednesday

RC44 Bermuda Cup To Kick Off On Wednesday

10 years on since the RC44′s first season, it is appropriate that the first regatta in 2016 for the Russell Coutts-conceived one design monohulls should take place in Bermuda, where the Kiwi yacht racing legend is masterminding next year’s 35th America’s Cup. Eight teams are competing in the RC44 Bermuda Cup, which starts tomorrow,... Read more of this article

Crews Confirmed For RC44 Bermuda Cup

Crews Confirmed For RC44 Bermuda Cup

The stage is set for the opening regatta of the 2016 RC44 Championship Tour, with some of the biggest names in the world of professional sailing and international business lining up on the starting grid for the RC44 Bermuda Cup, from the 2 – 6 March. “The landmark 10th RC44 Championship Tour season starts in style next week, as the beautiful... Read more of this article

BTA: Spike In Registration For Sailing Regattas

BTA: Spike In Registration For Sailing Regattas

Bermuda’s sailing races and regattas are seeing registration spikes, attributed to the excitement surrounding the America’s Cup, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club [RHADC] reports 34 registrations for this June’s Annapolis Bermuda Race, with more than two months still left in the registration process.... Read more of this article

RC44 Sailing Series To Be Held In Bermuda

RC44 Sailing Series To Be Held In Bermuda

The RC44 Class will celebrate its tenth year in 2016 by visiting two new sailing venues, one of which is Bermuda, with the organisers saying that “with ideal sailing conditions on offer, Bermuda was an easy venue choice for the tour.” The event will take place in Bermuda from March 2 through March 6, 2016. The announcement said, “The... Read more of this article