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Real Club Náutico De Barcelona

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Real Club Nautico de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain


The Real Club Náutico de Barcelona was established in 1879 and is one of Barcelona’s oldest sailing clubs. The RCNB organizes many sailing events, including the annual Puig Vela Classical Barcelona sailing regatta for vintage yachts. The club is internationally renowned for its race management and its superb location in the center of Barcelona’s harbor. RCNB is an associate founder of the Mediterranean International Committee, the Spanish Yacht Clubs Association, and Barcelona Sports and Culture. It is affiliated with the Spanish Royal Sailing Federation, the Catalan Sailing Federation, the National Royal Association of Cruisers, the Catalonian Federation of Speedboat Racing, and the lonely Sailors Association. King Juan Carlos of Spain is a member, as was the late Juan Antonio Samaranch, former head of the International Olympic Committee.
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About The Team

Skipper: Javier Scherk
Boat: Apparition

Real Club Nautico de Barcelona helmspersonUsing board member criteria and a thoughtful selection process, Real Club Nautico de Barcelona has created their team with Javier Scherk at the helm and Oriol Cornudella as tactician. Both of these sailors have competed in the Rolex Swan Cup, giving them valuable knowledge for the Invitational Cup this year. In addition Javier Scherk was the skipper of Real Club Nautico de Barcelona's 2011 and 2013 entries for the Cup, thus allowing him to learn about the nuances of the Newport area. The team has a history of sailing and training together in Swan 45s, J/80s, Dragons, and Lasers. (Javier Scherk, helmsperson, pictured at left)


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