Chris Bake’s Team Aqua defended their title in this 11th RC44 World Championship by one slender point
In the end it and after some stressful moments deep in the fleet, it was Aleph who took the overall 44Cup Cowes win by one point.
Since arriving in Cowes for the 44Cup all eight teams had been expecting conditions to build for the second day of racing and with 20-24 knots to kick things off, that was precisely what was delivered.
The high performance owner-driver RC44 one designs successfully completed three races on the Bay of Piran, having not lined up since November 2019.
The 2020 season is set for the 44Cup and for the first time the ultra-competitive one design owner-driver RC44 fleet will join one of the oldest and most respected regattas in the world, Cowes Week
On the final day Hugues Lepic’s Aleph Racing took a race win and then a fouth place to secure a nine point overall victory at the Adris 44Cup Rovinj.
Just the one race on a difficult opening day of the Adris 44Cup Rovinj and a worthy winner in Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF
Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF led this first event of the 2019 44 Cup from the outset to be most worthy winners
44Cup Porto Montenegro – Day 3 – Team Nika (RUS10) of Vladimir Prosikhin won the single race completed on the penultimate day in Porto Montenegro.
Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF comfortably won race two and holds the lead overall by two points at this halfway stage of the 44Cup Porto Montenegro