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Team Aqua Lift RC44 Sweden Cup

June 29th, 2013

The breeze really kicked in on for the final day of racing at the RC44 Sweden Cup in Marstrand. Forecasters had predicting anything from 12-30 knots from the south, east or west; as the 12 competing RC44 teams headed out to the race course no-one knew quite what to expect. Ironbound (USA) won the only


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Brits on top in Sweden

June 27th, 2013

(June 27, 2013) – The wind kicked in at the RC44 Sweden Cup in Marstrand for the third day of racing, with conditions not dissimilar to The Solent it was the British boats that excelled. Aegir Racing, Nika and Synergy all won races, but an excellent and consistent day from Team Aqua (GBR) took them


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RC44 Sweden Cup – Day 2

June 26th, 2013

Marstrand, Sweden (June 26, 2013) – Tricky conditions on the opening day of fleet racing at the RC44 Sweden Cup saw no one team able to finish in the top half of the leaderboard in all three races. There were race wins for Team Italia, Artemis Racing and Team Aqua, but the most consistent performers


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RC44 Sweden Cup – Day 1

June 25th, 2013

Marstrand, Sweden (June 25, 2013) – Light winds eased the twelve competing teams gently into day one of the RC44 Sweden Cup in Marstrand, owners and pro’s took to the helm for the sole match race day of the event. Team Aqua, with Cameron Appleton at the helm, won the day with a 6-1 scoreline,


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Aqua snatch victory at the RC44 Trapani Cup

May 5th, 2013

Trapani, Italy (May 5, 2013) – The RC44 Trapani Cup really did go down to the wire, the eventual winner not decided until the final metres of the final race of the event. Team Aqua had laid the gauntlet down to Team CEEREF winning the first two races of the day. Going into the final


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RC44 Tour: Consistency is king

May 2nd, 2013

Trapani, Italy (May 2, 2013) – Three separate teams each took race wins on the first day of fleet racing at the RC44 Trapani Cup in Sicily. But the team at the top of the overnight leader-board didn’t win a race; instead it was consistency across all four races for skipper Igor Lah (SLO) /


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Tricky in Trapani

May 1st, 2013

Trapani, Italy (May 1, 2013) – The second event of the RC44 Championship Tour was a little unpredictable on its first day, with wind shifts causing major headaches for Race Officer, Peter ‘Luigi’ Reggio on the sole match race day of the RC44 Trapani Cup. The 13 team’s still got six flights completed before the


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RC44 Class return to Europe

April 30th, 2013

Having travelled over 4000 nm across the Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, through the Suez Canal and into the Mediterranean, the 13 strong fleet of RC44 have arrived in Trapani for round two of the 2013 RC44 Championship Tour. The teams spanning eight nations are ready for the first day of



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