GC32 Hydrofoil Catamaran & RC44 Yacht Regatta Campaign
The Black Star Sailing Team wins the GC32 World Championship 2022!
The intensive and systematic training has now paid off: With the triumph at the GC32 World Championship from 13 to 17 July 2022 in Lagos, Portugal, the team around skipper Christian Zuerrer has achieved its greatest success in this class to date and is now the fourth GC32 World Champion ever.
If you want to know more, read our repost from the news article on the GC32 website. More news and reports will follow.
2th place GC32 overall
1. place GC32 World Championship
5. place GC32 Lagos
3. place GC32 Riva
8. place 44Cup Marstrand
9. place 44Cup Cascais
Find full results for the 2022 season and lots of details on upcoming and past events in our events page.
44Cup 2022 Participation
Black Star Sailing is expanding its campaign. With Black Star II, an RC44 yacht, the team will compete in the 44Cup in 2022 and take part in another highly competitive racing series alongside the GC32 Racing Tour. The Black Star team is also expanding to include juniors in the squad.
Black Star Sailing is the first regatta team to compete in the 44Cup under the Swiss flag. Black Star Sailing is also currently the only campaign worldwide to compete in the 44Cup and the GC32 Racing Tour in parallel.
Promoting young talents
By entering the RC44 class, the Black Star Sailing Team is not only pursuing ambitious sporting goals, but also wants to give young sailing talent access to the international racing circuit.
You can find out more about Black Star Sailing and the RC44 here:
Pierluigi de Felice
Black Star Sailing Team
Upcycling The Sailing Bag made of reused carbon sail cloth
Black Star I – RC32 Catamaran
Faster is impossible: The Black Star Sailing GC32 racing catamaran.
Developed by Laurent Lenne and designed by Dr. Martin Fischer, the GC32 is a 10 m long (12 m including bowsprit) and 6 m wide Foilerkatamaran, which is considered one of the fastest racing yachts in the world.
Black Star II – RC44 Yacht
High-tech and lightweight: the Black Star Sailing RC44 yacht.
Developed by America’s Cup legend Russell Coutts in collaboration with yacht designer Andrej Justin, the RC44 yacht is one of the most advanced you can sail at the moment. And it is becoming increasingly popular, not only among professionals.
Black Star Sailing in the press
The Black Star Sailing Team is covered in the press. See the collected articles here:
We provide a Media Corner for journalists and press representatives. There you will find pictures and press releases to download.