The RC44 class was conceived and co-designed by four-time America’s Cup winner Russell Coutts. With a 50:50 split between amateurs and professionals in the crew line-up, the class attracts some of the world’s leading business minds as their owner-drivers along with many of the world’s top international sailors. The RC44 is established as one of the world’s leading yacht racing circuits.
Since its 2007 debut, the RC44 class has held regattas in Europe, USA, the Caribbean and the Middle East, attracting substantial spectator interest and media coverage. With new owners coming into the class every year, the class continues to expand rapidly.
The high profile of the competitors, and the exceptional quality of the racing, guarantees extensive and wide-ranging media coverage and visibility across broadcast, print and online while the class also offers excellent VIP experiences for guests.
The RC44 class offers the unique opportunity for guests to experience the thrill of high performance yacht racing from right in the middle of the action . VIP guests race onboard the RC44s as the 9th crew member, getting the ride of their lives and experiencing the racing first hand.