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Katusha (RUS 21)

Katusha (RUS 21)

Date of launch: 2009
Hull number: 21
Boat owner: Vadim Alexeev (RUS)
Professional skipper: Andy Horton (USA)

A shake up in the crew for the 2014 season sees a new owner Vadim Alexeev take over the helm of the Russian team.  Alexeev is joined by American Olympic Star sailor and match race tactician

Andy Horton who explains how close the racing is,  “In this class if you have an average score of four you can normally win the event, if you have an average score of six you are almost last and that just sums how close the racing is and how important it is to be consistent.”


Crew:

Vadim Alexeev (RUS) - Owner
Andy Horton (USA) - Match Racing Helmsman/Tactician
Andy Fethers (NZL) - Pit
Matt Kelway (NZL) - Bow
Warwick Fleury (USA)- Main
Ian Baker (NZL) - Grinder
Robbie Naismtih (NZL) - Trimmer
Ted Hachney (AUS)- Offside
Steve Erickson (USA)- Coach 
 

Shore crew:
Harry McGougan (GBR)
Natasha Santi (ITA)

FLEET RACING RESULTS:
2014 - RC44 Championship Tour – 9th
2013 - RC44 Championship Tour -3rd
2012 - RC44 Championship Tour - 2nd
2011 - RC44 Championship Tour - 6th
2010 - RC44 Championship Tour - 8th
2009 - RC44 Championship Tour - 9th

MATCH RACING RESULTS:
2014 - RC44 Championship Tour – 7th
2013 - RC44 Championship Tour -4th
2012 - RC44 Championship Tour – 4th
2011 - RC44 Championship Tour – 2nd
2010 - RC44 Championship Tour - 7th
2009 - RC44 Championship Tour - 8th

Team Sponsors:

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