The RC44 Portsmouth Cup announce world-class specialist boatyard, Premier Endeavour Quay, will be the provider of the event technical base at the UK event.
The third stop on the global RC44 Championship Tour, the RC44 Portsmouth Cup takes place between the 13th and 17th July 2016 and will be the first time this prestigious high performance one-design racing class will stage an event in the UK.
Premier Endeavour Quay is a specialist boatyard, situated in Premier's Gosport Marina on the western shore of Portsmouth Harbour, and a short distance away from the world famous sailing venues of the Solent and Cowes, Isle of Wight. The yard has been selected by Teamorigin Events, the host organiser of the RC44 UK event, due to its ideal location and extensive facilities and experience. Premier Endeavour Quay is one of the UK's leading facilities in terms of delivering support for major professional yacht race projects as well as private and professional refits.
Tim Newell, Boatyard Manager at Premier Endeavour Quay, commented, "The RC44 Class is extremely prestigious and we are delighted to be able to host them in July 2016. As part of Premier's Gosport Marina Endeavour Quay is ideally suited to supporting this regatta; alongside deep water berthing and immediate access to The Solent we believe that our experience, facilities and shore-side capabilities are unrivalled on the South Coast."