Platoon won the Rolex TP52 World Championship title on the Bay of Palma on the final day of the regatta on Thursday, but the German-flagged crew – led by Hamburg-based owner-driver Harm Müller-Spreer – did not make things easy for themselves during a tense and nervy showdown with their closest
As a dress rehearsal for the start of the latest 52 Super Series there could have been no better event than the latest edition of PalmaVela.
Ten of the 11 boats due to contest the first regatta of the season, Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week, turned out and gave
It was supposed to be just two, and only two, 52 Super Series teams convening in Valencia for a little informal testing and tuning. But two became eight and the week of informal tuning and testing culminated in what became known on the old Victory Challenge dock as the FOMO
Justin Chisholm's guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is American yachtsman Ed Baird.
Baird is the man who coached Team New Zealand to victory in the 1995 America’s Cup and then two cycles later in 2007 helped defeat the Kiwis as helmsman of the Swiss Alinghi challenge.
The challenge for the 2019 52 Super Series title promises to be the most open since the circuit started in Barcelona in May 2012 – writes Andi Robertson, the series' communications manager.
Quantum Racing, so long the grand prix circuit’s benchmark team, are making their biggest ever set of changes to
The 52 Super Series 2018 season stood out before it had even started.
Of the 12 teams at the opening event, nine had brand new boats at the dock. Nine highly refined, carbon fibre machines, costing around 2 million Euros apiece. And when it came to the teams, there were Olympic
TP52 (and Maxi 72) class manager Rob Weiland takes a breathless look back over what has proved to be the hardest fought 52 Super Series ever.
And then, all of a sudden, the 2018 Super Series is done and dusted. The 2017 podium (Azzurra 1st, Platoon 2nd, Quantum 3rd) for 2018
Re-live all the racing action from the 52 Super Series 2018 season.
Quantum Racing may have won the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES championship title, but unsailable light winds on the last day of the 52 SUPER SERIES Valencia Sailing Week denied them the chance to pitch for their fourth regatta win of the season.
Luna Rossa, the Italian America’s Cup challengers of record,
The Bay of Palma served up a week of mostly atypical, unsettled and changeable summer sea breeze conditions for the fourth regatta of the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES season, the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week.
The challenges to the tacticians, helms and speed teams of the ten TP52s were