THE LOWDOWN ON THE 2015 HOST VENUES
The RC44 Class enters its ninth year with the announcement of two new venues for the 2015 Championship Tour.
A total of five venues will see the Class start in its first new location, Valletta, Malta in March, ahead of touring some of the finest sailing venues in Europe. This includes a debut for Porto Cervo, Italy as well as old favorites Marstrand, Sweden and Cascais, Portugal before heading back to the Caribbean to finish the season in the winter sun at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Virgin Gorda.
25 – 29 March
Kicking off the season and making its debut on to the RC44 circuit is Malta’s renowned capital Valletta, City of the Knights.
16 – 21 June
The RC44 Class will debut in the iconic Italian sailing haven of Porto Cervo, where the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda hosts sailing’s elite.
28 July – 1 August
The third event of the season will be hosted on the Swedish Island of Marstrand for the fifth consecutive year.
30 September – 4 October
September will see the fleet return to Cascais, Portugal as Clube Naval de Cascais host the 2015 RC44 World Championship.
25 – 29 November
To finish off the season, the fleet will migrate to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands where they will compete on the turquoise waters of the central Caribbean Sea.