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′s arrived in Trapani for round two of the 2013 RC44 Championship Tour.
This owner driver fleet spans eight nations and combines global business leaders with some of the world’s best sailors. Even though the RC44 class has an owner driver rule for the fleet racing and 50% of the crews must be amateur, the competition is fierce. Shirley catches up with Chris Bake and Cameron Appleton of the most successful RC44 campaign, Team Aqua along with Synergy Russian Sailing Team’ co-owners Leonid Lebedev & Valentin Zaradnikov and Team Nika owner Vladimir Prosikin.
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