44 CUP13 de July de 2020
Incredible come from far behind victory decides 2019 44Cup! It was supposed to be a heavyweight bout between Chris Bake’s Team Aqua and Vladimir Prosikhin’s Team Nika. These two, among the oldest, most successful teams in the high performance one design monohull class, started the 44Cup Palma, the final event of the season, separated by just one point at the top of the 2019 44Cup leaderboard.
Behind them Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF went into the 44Cup Palma five points off the lead with Aleph Racing of Hugues Lepic a further point behind. Despite their disappointing result in Palma, two event wins for Chris Bake’s Team Aqua this season caused them to finish the 2019 44Cup second overall, with Team Nika tied on points with them, but third on countback. The 44Cup resumes in 2020 in Portorož, Slovenia at the end of April.