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Team Aqua (GBR 2041)

Team Aqua (GBR 2041)

Date of Launch: 2011
Boat owner : Chris Bake (GBR) and Richard Goransson (SWE)
Tactician : Cameron Appleton (NZL) 

Team Aqua remains the boat to beat, starting off 2015 as the defending Tour Champion for the fourth consecutive year. Chris Bake will be sharing the owner-driver role with Sweden's Richard Goransson this season, while top match racer Cameron Appleton remains a permanent fixture as tactician.

Cameron Appleton explains why the Class works so well, "It's a great class with great depth. In this fleet there's always a battle and you’ve got to sail at your best; you can’t afford to have any weaknesses across the wind ranges and across your manouvers, and to top it off you’ve got to be fast."

"The key is being confident and trusting your past experience. We are under no illusions that it is going to be harder to win a fifth time but were just going to take the events one at a time, learning our new team and increasing the depth of Chris’ knowledge and skill."

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Crew

Chris Bake (GBR) - Owner / Driver 
Richard Goransson (SWE) - Driver for the RC44 Valletta Cup
Jim Richardson (USA) - Driver for the Audi RC44 Porto Cervo Cup
Cameron Appleton (NZL) - Tactician
Andrew Estcourt (NZL) - Main trimmer
Jono Swain (RSA) - Trimmer
Chris Noble (GBR) - Offside trimmer
Vann Walke (USA) - Grinder
Simon Johnson (IRL) - Pit
Phillip Jameson (NZL) - Bowman
 

FLEET RACING RESULTS

2014 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st
2013 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st
2012 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st
2011 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st
2010 - RC44 Championship Tour - 5th
2009 - RC44 Championship Tour - 5th
2008 - RC44 Championship Tour - 4th
2007 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st

MATCH RACING RESULTS

2014 - RC44 Championship Tour - 2nd
2013 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st
2012 - RC44 Championship Tour - 3rd
2011 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st
2010 - RC44 Championship Tour - 1st
2009 - RC44 Championship Tour - 7th
2008 - RC44 Championship Tour - 3rd

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