EVENTS

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.

RC44 Bermuda Cup

RC44 Bermuda Cup

2 - 6 March

The RC44 Class will make its first ever visit to Bermuda to kick off the 2016 season.

RC44 Sotogrande World Championship

RC44 Sotogrande World Championship

11 - 15 May

Sotogrande will be the class’s second stop for their World Championships.

RC44 Portsmouth Cup

RC44 Portsmouth Cup

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.

RC44 Cascais Cup

RC44 Cascais Cup

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.

RC44 Valletta Cup

RC44 Valletta Cup

23 - 27 November

The last event of the 2016 tour will be in Malta’s renowned capital Valletta, City of the Knights.