RC44

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RC44 San Diego.jpg
RC44 racing at San Diego
Development
Designer Russell Coutts & Andrej Justin
Year 2007
Builder(s) Pauger Yachts

The RC44 sailboat was designed by Russell Coutts and with the assistance of naval architect Andrej Justin the boat is built by Pauger Carbon Composite / Pauger Yachts and first launched in 2007. The class is recognised by the International Sailing Federation in November 2009 and held it first World Championships in 2010.

History[edit]

The boat was conceived in 2007.

Events[edit]

World Championships[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
2010 Puerto Calero  17 (USA)
James Spithill
John Kostecki
James Baxter
Joey Newton
Piet van Nieuwenhuijzen
Kyle Langford
Jonas Hviid-Nielsen
Matt von Bibra
Bryce Ruthenberg
 BMW Oracle Racing (USA)
Larry Ellison
Russell Coutts
Dirk de Ridder
Ross Halcrow
Craig Phillips
Colin Orsini
Reveline Minihane
Ryan Godfrey
 No Way Back (NED)
Pieter Heerema
Ray Davies
Hervé Cunningham
Frederik Sparvath
Chresten Plinius
Martin Kirketerp Ibsen
Frederik Aurell
Lasse Berthelsen
2011 not held
2012 Adris  Peninsula Petroleum (GBR)
John Bassadone
Vasco Vascotto
Mikel Pasabant
Oliver Gongora
German Panei
Miguel Jauregui
Robin Imaz
Pablo Rosano
 Aqua (GBR)
Chris Baker
Cameron Appleton
Andrew Estcourt
Christian Kamp
Benjamin Graham-Evans
Chris Noble
Mark Towill
Matthew Cassidy
 Ceeref (SLO)
Igor Lah
Michele Ivaldi
Michele Cannoni
Don Cowie
Sarah Callahan
Kazuhiko Sofuku
Maciel Cicchetti
Tine Lah
Jaro Furlani
2013 Calero Marinas  Ceeref (SLO)
Igor Lah
Michele Ivaldi
Michele Cannoni
Sarah Callahan
Kazuhiko sofuku
Jaro Furlani
Maciel Cicchetti
Jani Klemencic
Paul Westlake
 Peninsula Petroleum (GBR)
John Bassadone
Vasco Vascotto
Mikel Pasabant
Oliver Gongora
German Panei
Miguel Jauregui
Robin Imaz
Pablo Rosano
 Aqua (GBR)
Chris Baker
Cameron Appleton
Andrew Estcourt
Christian Kamp
Benjamin Graham-Evans
Chris Noble
Matthew Cassidy
Mark Towill
2014 Marstrand  Bronenosec (RUS)
Vladimir Liubomirov
Michele Ivaldi
Alberto Barovier
Vladimir Ikonnikov
Pietro Mantovani
Oleg Krivov
Polina Liubomirova
 Charisma (MON)
Nico Poons
Tom Slingsby
 Aqua (GBR)
Christopher Bake
Cameron Appleton

World Tour[edit]

In addition the class holds a tour taking in a number of the key sailing locations in North America, Europe and the Middle East.

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