Ironbound (USA 1)

Date of launch: 2010
Hull number: 23
Boat owner: David Murphy (USA)
Professional skipper: Paul Goodison (GBR)

Representing America, David Murphy’s Ironbound joined the RC44 Tour in 2011. Work commitments meant Murphy’s team could only compete in two Tour events in 2012, they finished 4th in Cascais and 11th at the World Championships in Rovinj, Croatia. Back on the full Tour for the 2013 season, the American team with a new tactician british Olympic gold medallist Paul Goodison will be fighting back up the fleet standings.


David Murphy (USA) - Owner Driver
Paul Goodison (GBR) -Tactician
Warwick Fleury (NZL)- Main
John Gundersen (NZL) -  Primary Trimmer
Eric Junge (USA) - Grinder
Justin Clougher (AUS) - Pit
Shawn Burke (USA) - Secondary Trimmer 
David Tank (USA) - Bowman / Boat Captian

Tim Laughridge (USA) - Team Manager
Ben Knowles (USA) - Shore Crew
James Lyne (USA) - Coach


2013 - RC44 Championship Tour - 7th
2012 RC44 Championship Tour - 11th
2011 RC44 Championship Tour - 10th

Team Webpage:

RC44 Ironbound


Gill Race Team Ironbound