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44Cup World Championship Portorož

12 – 16 October 2022

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After a long summer break the Black Star Sailing Team is back on the water. We are expected first in Slovenia for the world championship of the RC44 boat class.
This is not the first time that the 44Cup race series has visited Slovenia. But the fact that the RC44 class is now inviting to the world championship in Portorož is due to the fact that last year’s winners CEEREF are sailing under the Slovenian flag and want to defend the title in 2022 in domestic waters.

Portorož is located in a bay on the Adriatic Sea at the lower end of the Gulf of Trieste. As a small port town, Portorož was of little importance and gained a certain reputation mainly as a health resort with thermal and brine baths. The town’s image is also marked by this touristic past, while the marina is well developed and therefore perfectly suited for hosting a sailing regatta.

For Black Star Sailing the wait is finally over. With #27, the team was recently able to launch its own RC44 yacht. Together with the newly set up technical hub, the yacht is now on its way to Portorož, where it will be prepared by the shore team for further water tests and extensive training. 

After the first two rather mediocre regattas on a chartered boat, expectations are naturally high. Although strictly supervised as a one-design, each yacht is individual enough to take on much personality beyond the myriad adjustments to keel and rigging. At least, the first extensive sailings on the #27 are generating enthusiasm and optimism among the team.

Follow the races of the first 44Cup World Championship of the Black Star Sailing Team directly on the GPS tracker or on the official 44Cup website.

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1. 44CUP CALERO MARINAS LANZAROTE

9 – 13 February 2022

Canary Islands, Spain

2. 44Cup Cascais

11 – 15 May 2022

Cascais, Portugal

3. 44Cup Marstrand

29 June – 3 July 2022

Marstrand, Sweden

4. 2022 44CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PORTOROZ

12 – 16 October 2022

Portoroz, Piran, Slowenia

5. 44Cup Oman

7 – 11 December 2022

Muscat, Oman

Learn more:

44Cup 2022 >>

Detailed information on the RC44 regatta events can be found on the official 44Cup website.

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1. GC32 Riva Cup

25 – 29 May 2022

Riva del Garda, Italy

2. GC32 Lagos Cup

22 – 26 June 2022

Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

3. GC32 World Championship

13 – 17 July 2022

Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

4. GC32 VILLASIMIUS CUP

CANCELLED

Villasimius, Sardinia, italy

5. GC32 MAR MENOR CUP

Cancelled

Mar Menor, Spain

Learn more:

GC32 Racing Tour 2022 >>

Detailed information about the regatta events on the official GC32 Racing Tour website.

2022

Results GC32 Racing Tour 2022

2th place overall

1. place  GC32 World Championship | World Champion 2022

5. place  GC32 Lagos

3. place  GC32 Riva

Results 44Cup 2022

8th place overall

8. place  44Cup Marstrand

9. place  44Cup Cascais

Past Events – 2022

2021

Results GC32 Racing Tour 2021

3rd place overall ranking

2. place  GC32 Mar Menor Cup

4. place  GC32 Villasimius World Championship

2. place GC32 Lagos Cup II

4. place  GC32 Lagos Cup I

The four regattas of the GC32 Racing Tour 2021 were successfully completed by Black Star Sailing. With two 2nd places, the team not only stood on the podium twice, but was also able to enjoy 3rd place overall. Read more under NEWS or right here under PAST EVENTS.

Past Events – 2021

2020

M32 European Champion 2020

Unexpected success for our GC32 team at the M32 European Championship 2020 in Riva del Garda: Black Star Sailing wins the most races and beats the international lineup in the overall ranking!

Past Events – 2020

2019

Past Events – 2019