Azzurra won the world title and their second regatta on the bounce but they were 14pts ahead of second placed Platoon at the end of racing. And at the Week of the Straits a win by Azzurra on their home waters was not enough to stop Quantum Racing from being crowned 52 Super Series champions after winning three from four events. This was a long season. More boats, a visibly higher standard. That is nearly half of the regular, core fleet proving they can win regattas. A run that saw them add three more regattas and the 52 World Championship to their belt. So father Doug and son Dalton alternated at different regattas — and actually split the Copa del Rey helming role.
The TP52 came to Europe in when it was adopted by a group of owners who were disillusioned by IMS racing and the type of grand prix boats which the measurement system encouraged. The first regattas were all about getting up to speed and familiar with small details of each new boat as fast as possible. Points racing at the five regattas may have started in May in Scarlino and concluded in Cascais in October, but preparations started in Valencia in March when teams got together for some informal training. They fulfilled a desire to have their enthusiastic and skilled DeVos family members — the team owners — steering their boat as much as possible. More boats, a visibly higher standard. Views Read Edit View history. At the Cascais Cup in Portugal, Azzurra clinched the season title with a day to spare and Quantum Racing won the regatta. Azzurra held on to her third place position, holding off Quantum to the end.
I felt good out there today, but fingers crossed for the upcoming season. Father Doug and son Dalton alternated at different regattas — and actually split the Copa del Rey helming role. Quantum Racing win both American regattas and the mini-series. The changes early in the season were not easy and added another layer of challenge to the requirement for continuity and consistency.
The shore team was working very, very hard on a problem this morning, but we got it solved by 11 and we got out on the water in time. Palma de Mallorca, May 2, Olympic legend Santiago Lange is debuting as tactician.
Finishing second to Azzurra ITA in was a spur to raising the bar even higher. Winning in Scarlino, they proved furiously consistent. Azzurra hit their stride on their home waters and won the Audi Settimana delle Bocche with a three points cushion. With nine new boats launched for the start of the season, proved to be a landmark season in the history of the class and the 52 Super Series.
Rio take fourth from a spirited battle with Provezza. Azzurra News Links yccs app. Because the new generation of boats were being built through the winter the season started not in the USA at Key T5p2 but instead was a conventional Europe only circuit comprising five regattas in Spain, Italy and Portugal.
So father Doug and son Dalton alternated at different regattas — and actually split the Copa del Rey helming role. Winning in Scarlino, they proved furiously consistent. A run that saw them add three more regattas and the 52 World Championship to their belt. The 52 Super Series is in tip-top health. The boys did a really good job keeping the boat fast and that siper us out of some tight situations.
Some well-known faces come home. I want to give a warm welcome to our new tactician Santiago Lange, a sailing legend who we are proud to count as a YCCS member.
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More than an event to win, PalmaVela is the chance to fine-tune the boats get a feeling for the competition ahead. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gladiator are second again. OK, I got it!
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And at the Week of the Straits a win by Azzurra on their home waters was not enough to plma Quantum Racing from being crowned 52 Super Series champions after winning three from four events. Marco Capitani For further informatio visit Azzurra website.
Twelve different 52s race in Europe and Quantum Racing win overall. The 52 Super Series season will be remembered for all of these reasons. Azzurra led until the final day when Quantum Racing won the Copa del Rey with a double bullet final day.
Teams can take nothing for granted. A run that saw them add three more regattas and the 52 World Championship to their belt. Palma will also see Onda and Phoenix debut; both of these newly launched boats are determined to star in the upcoming season.
Gaastra Palma Vela sreies late April had a full TP52 entry as crews sought to ensure they were fully primed and ready to hit the straps straight away in Tuscany.
This was a long season. In the second race, Azzurra managed to get free from the traffic that slowed her down at the start, rounding the first upwind mark pt52 third position behind Gladiator and Platoon. Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references.
The fleet size grew for PalmaVela is a classic event for kicking off the Mediterranean sailing season seeing how Palma is the home port and base to so may yachts, including Azzurra and the larger part of the TP52 fleet. A visibly higher standard.
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For the first time since the circuit started out with just four boats inthere really were three teams fighting for the overall title, and it really did go to the wire. For further information visit Azzurra website.
The core of the European circuit is formed by the popular events at known venues. Barclays and Zenith join the 52 Super Series as partners. That is nearly half of the regular, core fleet proving they can win regattas. This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat Platoon and Quantum are tied for points in fourth and fifth places.
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Now it is open season on podium places. They came out of the blocks hard and fast. Quantum Racing, the winners of the back to back titles in andmade changes. Views Read Edit View history.