All change for the 44Cup’s 16th season in 2024

While Russell Coutts is perhaps best known these days for his multi-national foiling multihull SailGP league format, back in the day – 2005 – he was responsible for another game-changing sailing format, then RC44

Black Star Sailing Team to join 44Cup racing circuit

Switzerland’s Black Star Sailing Team has confirmed it will join the 44Cup for the second event of the 2022 season in Cascais, Portugal over 11-15 May

44CUP Lanzarote – Victory for Igor Lah’s Ceeref

Ultimately the Slovenian team did win here in Lanzarote, but for several tense minutes victory seemed to have fully slipped through their fingers.

44CUP Lanzarote – Ceeref extends lead on Day 3

Stars for a second day were owner/helm Igor Lah, tactician Adrian Stead and the crew on Ceeref

44CUP Lanzarote – Baptism of fire for Giles Scott

Giles Scott ‘enjoyed’ a baptism of fire for his first day as tactician on John Bassadone’s RC44 Peninsula RacingLeading at the 44Cup Calero Marinas event in Lanzarote

44CUP Lanzarote . . . waiting on some wind

With small hope of a decent wind filling in, 44Cup Principal Race Officer Maria Torrijo cancelled racing for Thursday at 1400 UTC

RC44 spoils go to Team Aleph and Team Aqua

Hugues Lepic’s Team Aleph finished as they started . . . Leading the 44Cup Calero Marinas in Lanzarote

Chris Bake defends RC44 World Championship in Scarlino

Chris Bake’s Team Aqua defended their title in this 11th RC44 World Championship by one slender point

44Cup World Championship in Scarlino, Italy – Day 2

Igor Lah’s Ceeref powered by Hrastnik 1860 leads after Day 2 Three-way tie at top of leaderboard After 30 knot winds prevented any racing on day one of the 44Cup World Championship in Scarlino, Italy, three races were successfully held…

Female Owner/Driver joins RC44 for 2021 World Championship

Moscow-based lawyer Valeriya Kovelenko has put together her ArtTube team with tactician Igor Lisovenko, who represented Russia twice at the Olympic Games in the Laser dinghy

Ainslie takes Great Britain SailGP franchise ownership

Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain SailGP Team becomes the first competing team in the SailGP league to take franchise ownership

RC44 Team CEEREF retain golden wheels

Slovenian Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF ran-out winners of the first RC44 event – 44Cup Portoroz – of 2021.