The 52 SUPER SERIES Team
The 52 SUPER SERIES is run by a relatively small and dedicated team of individuals who each have a long history of experience in grand prix sailing and other sports.
The management structure is typically flat with each department working closely with one another in a friendly and efficient environment, all sharing the same goals and vision. We are proud that the team remains very small compared with other major grand prix circuits.
52 SUPER SERIES Management:
Overall responsibility for the running of the circuit, delivering on strategic aims and financial and legal responsibility.
On the water management of racing is headed by Principal Race Officer Maria Torrijo and the fair and equable application of the Racing Rules of Sailing are managed by the ISAF umpire team headed by Miguel Allen. To ensure the maximum continuity from event to event and season to season, the same core team operates from year to year with as few changes as possible.
Class Manager and Class Measurer:
Are responsible for ensuring the boats follow the measurement rules and prepare and deliver future strategy and direction for the class. Rob Weiland is the long serving Class Manager and Pablo Ferrer the even longer serving Class Measurer.
Operations look after the planning and logistics, everything from shipping and the regatta site to branding, prizes and picnics.
The 52 SUPER SERIES takes its commitment to sustainability seriously and works closely with 52 SUPER SERIES supporters 11th Hour Racing. Our Sustainability Officers are Lars Böcking and Christoph Kroeger.
Marketing and Communications:
The 52 SUPER SERIES marketing and communications is run by Jacaranda Marketing who initiated some of the concept for the circuit. The department is headed by Lars Böcking assisted by Andi Robertson, and country PRs Jorge Aguade (ESP) and Gabriel Lillo Cutini (ITA). Daniel Nixon manages the website and social media channels.
52 SUPER SERIES TV:
52 SUPER SERIES TV is delivered by German company Chimbovision headed by Michael Trapp along with core team Stefan Lehmann, Nick Fisher and Javi Salinas.