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RC44 World Championships Won by Team Aqua Using Quantum Sails

14th October 2021
Team Aqua, World Champions 2021 - Powered by Quantum Sails
Team Aqua, World Champions 2021 - Powered by Quantum Sails Credit: RC44 Class

The RC44 class World Championship has just finished last weekend at Scarlino, Italy, and like the TP52 Class, it was won by a boat using Quantum Fusion upwind sails and spinnakers.

A last-minute manoeuvre by Nico Poons’ Charisma won them the final race of the 44Cup Scarlino World Championship by a mere second, but it was the defending champions on Chris Bake’s Team Aqua that defended their title in this 11th RC44 World Championship by one slender point.

Like a final curtain call to this World Championship, as well as a reminder of how close the racing always is between the high-performance owner-driver one designs, the top eight RC44s all crossed the finish line for the final time within just 20 seconds after 40 minutes of racing.

If you would like to avail of the designers and technology for your yacht in Ireland, that leads the RC44 Class and TP52 class, contact Quantums Mark Mansfield at [email protected] or at 00 353 87 2506838

Published in Quantum Sails

Quantum Ireland is very happy to discuss individual requirements with owners.

We offer a full-service loft at Oranmore in County Galway to look after all our new and existing clients.

Please contact us for advice and quotes

Mark Mansfield: [email protected] Tel  087 2506838

Yannick Lemonnier: [email protected] Tel: 087 628 9854

About Quantum Sails & West Sails Ireland 

The sail loft is owned and managed by Yannick Lemonnier, a former professional sailor. Opened since Jan 2011, West Sails joined forces with Quantum Sails in 2013.

Prior to coming to Ireland, Yannick worked in La Rochelle with a leading French sailmaker and he is trained in the most modern high tech CAD-based systems and software. Yannick understands sail design and has the experience and expertise to advise you on all of your needs.

In 2020, Irish Olympic helmsman, professional sailor and coach Mark Mansfield joined the loft as a sales agent.

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Four-time Olympian Mark Mansfield is a Professional Sailor. He is Irish Agent for Key Yachting Ltd, the sole U.K. and Irish agent for J Boats, Grand Soleil, Nautitech Catamarans and the Tofinou range of boats. More on Mark here

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