Race 1 – Platoon Win the First Race of the Season
Platoon, Harm Müller-Spreer’s TP52 World Champions, go down on record as the winners of the first race of the new 2018 52 SUPER SERIES season in Sibenik, Croatia.
They took the lead down the first run overhauling Provezza, which had been first around the top mark but had halyard problems and lost distance.
Eduardo de Souza Ramos’ Brazilian team on the new Onda finished an excellent second, advancing from a solid fifth on the first mark rounding to gain on the run and recognising a left shift on the second upwind. Champions Azzurra finished third just ahead of rivals Quantum Racing.
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Photo: Dubravka Pajk
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