18th of September, 2016

2016 52 World Championship – Race 9 Summary

Pressure on! Azzurra Go Three in a Row.

Azzurra won their third race in a row to keep the pressure on world championship leaders Quantum Racing going into the final race of the 52 World Championship in Menorca.

Quantum Racing missed out on the first, key wind shift and finished fifth. The last race of this title series sees Quantum Racing looking to convert a five points lead to their second world title in three years.

Azzurra were quick to break to the early right and hook into a significant right shift, leading around the top mark with a margin of nearly 80 metres on Bronenosec.

In big seas and a NE’ly breeze between 13 and 18kts, Azzurra finished well clear of Rán Racing move into third place, two points ahead of Provezza who had to restart after being called over the start line.

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