A decade since its launch, the RC44 class is still going strong. What's the appeal?
Helen Fretter from Yachting World sailed onboard Artemis Racing at the Portsmouth Cup to discover what sets this owner-driven class apart.
Setting out from the Land Rover BAR base in Portsmouth to meet the RC44 class requires a slight recalibration. Compared to the AC’s futuristic flying catamarans, the RC44s, with their slim hulls and sloped transoms, are decidedly modern classic. The design, so reminiscent of the IACC lines, turns 10 this season.