18th of May, 2016

One Week to Go

The 2016 52 SUPER SERIES starts in Scarlino, Italy in one week.

The 2016 52 SUPER SERIES has enjoyed a longer and more active pre-season build up than throughout its five years of history and so there is a considerable air of anticipation among the racing teams which are assembling now in Scarlino, Tuscany as the five regatta circuit prepares to start racing for the first points of the new season on Wednesday 25th May.

Eleven TP52 crews have entered to compete in Scarlino representing eight different nations, Italy, USA, GBR, France, Turkey, Sweden, Germany and Russia.

Scarlino Race Programme

Tuesday 24th May, Official Practice Race
Wednesday 25th May, Windward-leeward Races
Thursday 26th May, Windward-leeward Races
Friday 27th May, Coastal Race
Saturday 28th May Windward-leeward Races
Sunday 29th May Windward-leeward Races, Prize-giving ceremony 1730hrs (local time).

The 52 SUPER SERIES Website

Still the authority on everything related to the 52 SUPER SERIES, the website – www.52SUPERSERIES.com – will continue to deliver high quality news and video content throughout the series.

Bookmark the website to gain quick access to race footage, results, news & video, team information and much much more.

Follow the 52 SUPER SERIES on Social Media

Throughout the season, the 52 SUPER SERIES social media channels will be your first port of call for breaking news, videos and photos. Each account offers something slightly different, so be sure to like, follow and subscribe before the series kicks off in Scarlino on 24th May.

  • Facebook – Keep up with the dockside banter on Facebook. Daily results, highlight videos, quick snippets and pre-race interviews will be posted every day.
  • Twitter – Not only will you receive live event tweeting, but it’s also a great way to ask questions. Got a question for a sailor – tweet it and you’ll have your answer!
  • Instagram – The 52 SUPER SERIES will visit some pretty spectacular locations this season. Add a sprinkle of Instagram magic to that and hey presto, beautiful sailing photos delivered to your mobile device. Follow the 52 SUPER SERIES on Instagram to receive the very best pictures of the day.
  • YouTube – By subscribing, you will receive a notification when the official 52 SUPER SERIES highlight videos are released. These will generally be available by 8am the next day. You can brag about being the first to see them!

There’s never been a better time to enjoy performance sailboat racing at its best. Get tuned in, and enjoy the ride!

Entries for Scarlino

Alegre (Andy Soriano GBR/USA)
Azzurra (Roemmers family, ITA/ARG)
Bronenosec (Vladimir Liubomirov, RUS)
Gladiator (Tony Langley, GBR)
Paprec (Jean Luc Petithuguenin, FRA)
Platoon (Harm Müller-Spreer, GER)
Provezza (Ergin Imre, TUR)
Quantum Racing (Doug DeVos, USA)
Rán Racing (Niklas and Catherine Zennström, SWE)
Sled (Takashi Okura, USA)
Xio Hurakan (Giuseppe Parodi, ITA)

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