Teams preparing to compete on the six event 2017 52 SUPER SERIES will begin their new season at Quantum Key West Race Week which starts January 16 2017.
After the 2016 52 SUPER SERIES season finished on October 15 in Cascais, Portugal, teams are already well into the process of making changes to boats, rigs, sail inventories and personnel line up in order to be race ready for the start of the first races of the new season.
The 2017 season comprises six events that are all aggregated towards the overall season 52 SUPER SERIES title. The circuit returns to the USA with Quantum Key West Race Week (Jan 15-20) and the 52 SUPER SERIES Miami Royal Cup (Mar 6-11). Four events in Europe start with the TP52 World Championship SCARLINO 2017 in Scarlino, Tuscany (May 15-20) followed by the Porto Cervo 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week in Porto Cervo, Sardinia (June 20-25), Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week in Puerto Portals, Mallorca (July 23-28) and the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week in Mahón, Menorca (September 18-23).
“We are very happy with the line up of regattas for the 2017 season,” commented Agustín Zulueta, CEO of 52 SUPER SERIES. “They comprise of venues that proved popular and offered a good range of different conditions, and consequently tested a wide range of different strengths and skills during 2016. We are excited to be delivering a circuit that spans Europe and the USA, requiring teams to compete on both continents for the overall points, reflecting the strength and depth of the TP52 Class and the Circuit. We anticipate visiting more new venues in different countries in 2018.”
Race Schedule for the 2017 52 SUPER SERIES
Quantum Key West Race Week, January 15 – 20.
52 SUPER SERIES Miami Royal Cup, March 6 – 11.
TP52 World Championship SCARLINO 2017, Scarlino, May 15 – 20.
Porto Cervo 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week, June 20 – 25.
Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week, July 23 – 28.
Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week, September 18 – 23.
Source: 52 Super Series