THE LOWDOWN ON THE 2016 HOST VENUES
The RC44 Class enters its tenth year with the announcement of two new venues for the 2016 Championship Tour.
A total of five venues will see the Class start in its first new location, Bermuda, in March. Following Bermuda, the class will tour some of the finest sailing venues in Europe. This includes a debut for Portsmouth, UK, as well as old favourites, Sotogrande and Cascais, before heading back to Malta to finish the season in the winter sun In Valletta.
2 - 6 March
The RC44 Class will make its first ever visit to Bermuda to kick off the 2016 season.
11 - 15 May
Sotogrande will be the class’s second stop for their World Championship.
13 - 17 July
July sees the Tour competing in the UK for the first time, offering a home-water advantage for five-time RC44 Championship Tour winner Team Aqua.
21 - 25 September
September will see the fleet return to Cascais, Portugal as Clube Naval de Cascais hosts the fourth event of the season; 21-25 September.
23 - 27 November
The last event of the 2016 tour will be in Malta’s renowned capital Valletta, City of the Knights.