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Team SLED do the double !!

Team SLED do the double !!

Point Break, New Double 2021 Champions Sled Join The 52 SUPER SERIES Super Elite Winning by the slimmest of margins Takashi Okura’s TP52 Sled team were crowned 2021’s 52 SUPER SERIES champions and Rolex TP52 World Champions Saturday in Palma, Mallorca. They join...

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Harm Müller and Team Platoon win the Royal Cup in Mahon!!

Harm Müller and Team Platoon win the Royal Cup in Mahon!!

Over a regatta which consisted of five races there was no room in a winning scoreline for one big result. While several rival teams left the sunshine island of Menorca today rueing small mistakes which ultimately cost them their chances of lifting the TP52 class’s...

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Sled and Beau Geste triumph in Puerto Portals!!

Sled and Beau Geste triumph in Puerto Portals!!

Sled triumph in Puerto Portals at the first 52 SUPER SERIES regatta of 2021!! Beau Geste win the TP52 20th Anniversary regatta!! Doug DeVos and Roberto Monti win the Best Owner Driver Trophies!! Takashi Okura’s Sled team were crowned winners of the first regatta of...

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Azzurra Win In Cape Town!!

Azzurra Win In Cape Town!!

With no racing possible on the final day of the Odzala Discovery Camps 52 SUPER SERIES V&A Waterfront Cape Town regatta, the 2019 circuit champions Azzurra lift the first series title of the 2020 season. Racing in South Africa for the first time ever represented...

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The TP52 Class 20th Anniversary coming up in 2020 !!

The TP52 Class 20th Anniversary coming up in 2020 !!

The 20th anniversary of the TP52 Class will be celebrated in June 2020 with the creation of an invitational regatta. The AUDI TP52 20th Anniversary Invitational is open to all TP52s / IRC52s based on a TP52 history or hull mould in the world, so about a 100 boats are...

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Team Vision Future win the Copa del Rey !!

Team Vision Future win the Copa del Rey !!

At their seventh attempt Jean Jacques Chaubard’s French team on the TP52 Team Vision Future lifted the BMW ORC Class 0 title. After winning every other major award in the Mediterranean and now having six podiums gained with their GP42 and two TP52s, today it was only...

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Quantum wins Cascais, Azzurra strengthens overall position.

Quantum wins Cascais, Azzurra strengthens overall position.

Quantum Racing clinched their first 52 SUPER SERIES regatta title of the 2019 season but their perennial arch-rivals Azzurra ran them close, the Italian-Argentine teams losing out by a matter of a only a couple of metres on the finish line of the last race of a windy...

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Coin flips Provezza’s way in Puerto Sherry Royal Cup !!

Coin flips Provezza’s way in Puerto Sherry Royal Cup !!

So disappointed was Turkish owner Ergin Imre with last season’s outcome for his Provezza team on the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES that it was only when team coach John Cutler, a Kiwi Olympic bronze medallist, agreed to steer for this season that the hugely passionate owner...

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First event 52 Super Series Menorca goes to Platoon!!

First event 52 Super Series Menorca goes to Platoon!!

From the thrillingly close finish Harm Müller Spreer’s Platoon crew clinched the first regatta title of the 2019 52 SUPER SERIES season, winning the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week by one single point this afternoon. Second placed Provezza, who lead in to the...

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Strong showing TP52 fleet in PalmaVela.

Strong showing TP52 fleet in PalmaVela.

With just over one week before the TP52 class starts racing on nearby Menorca for the first points races of the 2019 52 SUPER SERIES, the 16th Sail Racing PalmaVela has been an intense, no compromise warm-up for the highly competitive, very evenly matched fleet of 10...

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Eight Bells – Mark Koetje.

Eight Bells – Mark Koetje.

Mark Henry Koetje (Kooch), age 61, passed away in his home on Saturday, March 2, 2019 after more than a year of fighting cancer. Mark grew up in Grand Rapids where he attended Grand Rapids Christian from where he went on to Calvin College. He grew up with many aunts,...

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