13th of September, 2016

2016 52 World Championship – Practice Race Summary

Quantum Racing won the Official Practice Race for the 52 World Championship Menorca 2016 after leading from the first mark to the finish line.

Racing in a light 6 to 8 knot breeze the ability to miss the lighter patches and keep the boat at max speed was crucial in the changeable shifty conditions. Paprec rounded the first top mark in second, side by side with the current 52 SUPER SERIES leaders, but the French team dropped to eighth. Bronenosec worked up to second on the second beat and held close to Quantum at the finish while Platoon took third and Azzurra fourth.

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