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52 World Championship 2016 | Photo ©Martinez Studio 52 SuperSeries General Sail 

Key West Promises a Flying Start to 2017 52 SUPER SERIES

As the 52 SUPER SERIES returns to Flor­ida for the first time since 2014, The elev­en-boat fleet looks set to enjoy a spark­ling cur­tain raiser to a demand­ing six-regat­ta sea­son. It may be the third time the world’s lead­ing grand prix mono­hull cir­cuit has raced at the pop­ular Quan­tum Key West Race Week, but this is the first year that the points for the 52 SUPER SERIES are aggreg­ated across all of the regat­tas, from Janu­ary and March in Flor­ida, right through to late Septem­ber when the class returns to Mahón, Men­or­ca for…

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52 World Championship 2016 | Photo ©Martinez Studio 52 SuperSeries General Sail 

Sail: TransPac 52 (TP52) Class

The TP52 Class The TP52 class (TransPac 52) was born with­in a set of sail­ors inspired by the lead­er­ship of Tom Pol­lack and became an well organ­ized, registered and ISAF recog­nised, with its own reg­u­la­tion, an annu­al assembly and an exec­ut­ive com­mit­tee con­sti­tuted by mem­bers of the class, as well as a pres­id­ent. Ini­tially designed for inshore and off­shore racing, namely the “Transpa­ci­fic Yacht Race”, it became pop­ular in Europe, being part of the well-known MED­Cup until its end in 2011. The TP52’s design is at the mid­point of a pro­to­type made to take part…

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52 World Championship 2016 | Photo ©Martinez Studio 52 SuperSeries General Sail 

52 Super Series 2017 Opens in Key West

Via Scut­tle­butt Sail­ing News Aus­tin and Gwen Fragomen’s brand new, recently launched TP52 Inter­lodge will make its racing debut when 11 highly com­pet­it­ive boats line up to start the 2017 52 SUPER SERIES at Quan­tum Key West Race Week on Janu­ary 16 to 20 in Key West, FL. For the first time in the six-year his­tory of the world’s lead­ing mono­hull grand prix cir­cuit, all six regat­tas – two in the USA and four in Europe – will count towards the over­all 52 SUPER SERIES title. Inter­lodge is one of four…

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