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RC 44 Series

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Originally Posted by hannah2 View Post
Lots of racing going on this week all over the globe. Here at Puerto Calero on Lanzarote we have the RC 44 world championships this coming week. Teams have been working around the clock to prep their boats. Nice looking boats especially under sail on a beam reach. I don't know a thing about them any one know much about them.
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We have already talked here about the Rc44 series. They are a top professional series, a worldwide one and the concept and boat was developed by Russell Countts. The boats are in fact almost perfect 1/2 re-scaled America's cup last monohulls, all carbon boats.

Here you have great footage of the last round in Cascais (one month ago) that as usual offered great racing conditions:



Here you have a movie about the boat design:



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