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QUANTUM KEY WEST RACE WEEK January 16th - 20th, Key West - Florida | Photo Nico Martinez/©MartinezStudio 52 SuperSeries General Sail 

52 SUPER SERIES: Nowhere to Hide

The 52 SUPER SERIES Miami Roy­al Cup starts Monday. After Key West in Janu­ary, where Doug DeVos’s Quan­tum Racing won with an immacu­late final 2,1,1 flour­ish, the 52 SUPER SERIES moves to South Beach for next week’s Miami Roy­al Cup. Although Quan­tum Racing tri­umphed by six points, the com­pet­i­tion in Key West was incred­ibly close. Behind Quan­tum Racing, six boats fin­ished with­in two points of Harm Müller-Spreer’s Pla­toon, who took second place only on count­back. In Miami, 2016 US Olympi­an and mul­tiple World Cham­pi­on helms­man, Bora Gulari, steers cham­pi­on­ship win­ner Quan­tum…

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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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