RC44 Class celebrates 10th year with two new venues for 2016 Championship Tour
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RC44 Class celebrates 10th year with two new venues for 2016 Championship Tour

Following a brilliant end to the season in the British Virgin Islands with an overall victory for Team Nika after spectacular racing at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, the RC44 Class is pleased to announce it will celebrate its tenth year in 2016 by visiting two new world class venues.

Team Nika’s Vladimir Prosikhin named 2015 Russian Sailor of the Year
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Team Nika’s Vladimir Prosikhin named 2015 Russian Sailor of the Year

Days after being crowned this year’s RC44 Championship Tour winner, Vladimir Prosikhin was named the 2015 Russian Sailor of the Year at an awards ceremony in Moscow.

Artemis Racing wins in Virgin Gorda as Team Nika clinches 2015 title
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Artemis Racing wins in Virgin Gorda as Team Nika clinches 2015 title

Artemis Racing today won the fleet racing at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, with a four point margin over Peninsula Petroleum, having led from the outset of the four day regatta. But while this was close, the outcome of the 2015 RC44 Fleet Racing Championship was closer, only decided in the last seconds of the final race with Team Nika taking the title.

Peninsula Petroleum firing on all cylinders
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Peninsula Petroleum firing on all cylinders

Despite the tricky weather, star performer today was John Bassadone’s Peninsula Petroleum posted a 1-2, elevating them to second overall, five points behind the ever-consistent leader, Artemis Racing.

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2015 RC44 Championship Tour eBook

2015 RC44 Championship Tour eBook

  • February 04th 2016

Relive last season with the 2015 RC44 Championship Tour eBook.

Icarus Sailing Media partners with RC44 Class Association

Icarus Sailing Media partners with RC44 Class Association

  • January 21st 2016

RC44 SERIES PARTNERS WITH ICARUS SAILING MEDIA FOR TV PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF 2016 SERIES

RC44 Class celebrates 10th year with two new venues for 2016 Championship Tour


RC44 Class celebrates 10th year with two new venues for 2016 Championship Tour


  • December 07th 2015

Following a brilliant end to the season in the British Virgin Islands with an overall victory for Team Nika after spectacular racing at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, the RC44…

Team Nika’s Vladimir Prosikhin named 2015 Russian Sailor of the Year

Team Nika’s Vladimir Prosikhin named 2015 Russian Sailor of the Year

  • December 07th 2015

Days after being crowned this year’s RC44 Championship Tour winner, Vladimir Prosikhin was named the 2015 Russian Sailor of the Year at an awards ceremony in Moscow.

Artemis Racing wins in Virgin Gorda as Team Nika clinches 2015 title

Artemis Racing wins in Virgin Gorda as Team Nika clinches 2015 title

  • November 29th 2015

Artemis Racing today won the fleet racing at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, with a four point margin over Peninsula Petroleum, having led from the outset of the four day…

Peninsula Petroleum firing on all cylinders

Peninsula Petroleum firing on all cylinders

  • November 29th 2015

Conditions on the penultimate day of the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup turned volatile, reminding competitors that this exotic venue, while balmy and hot, is also in the centre of the…

Artemis Racing consolidates as Bronenosec closes on Championship title

Artemis Racing consolidates as Bronenosec closes on Championship title

  • November 27th 2015

Despite the wind gods repeatedly throwing curve balls at competitors in the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, today Torbjörn Törnqvist and his Artemis Racing crew firmly consolidated their lead in this…

Four races, four different winners

Four races, four different winners

  • November 26th 2015

Competition could not have been closer for the opening salvos of the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup. Following the conclusion of the 2015 Match Racing Championship yesterday, Thanksgiving Day holidaymakers got…

RC44 match racing glory for Bronenosec

RC44 match racing glory for Bronenosec

  • November 25th 2015

Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec Sailing Team prevailed today at the conclusion of the 2015 RC44 Match Racing Championship held on the idyllic waters of Virgin Gorda’s North Sound in the British…

RC44s to the wire in Virgin Gorda

RC44s to the wire in Virgin Gorda

  • November 24th 2015

If it is possible to be under 'pressure' in somewhere as laid back as the British Virgin Islands, then it is American Ed Baird who is currently feeling it. The…

RC44 Class Returns to Caribbean for Season Finale

RC44 Class Returns to Caribbean for Season Finale

  • November 20th 2015

Following an incredible event in the British Virgin Islands last year, the RC44 Class has once again migrated to the Caribbean for the winter. The season finale of the 2015…

Team Nika crowned RC44 World Champion

Team Nika crowned RC44 World Champion

  • October 04th 2015

A worthy and popular winner was crowned today at the RC44 Cascais World Championship in Vladimir Prosikhin's Team Nika, following two final big wind, big wave races that made for…

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