The sky is Azure over Cape Town

New season, new victories. Azzurra is off to a great start in the 52 Super Series, having won the 2019 season, the most competitive professional monohull cicruit there is, going on to win with authority the opening leg of the season, which for the first time in the history of the Tp 52 class made a stop in Cape Town, South Africa.

Ten TP 52s are racing, in addition to Azzurra in the water Quantum Racing, Phoenix 11, Phoenix 12, Bronenosec, Sled, Platoon, Alegre, Provezza and Paprec.

Windy days in Cape Town

Seven races completed out of a schedule of 10, half of the penultimate day and the entire final day were skipped due to too strong wind. Otherwise, it has been spectacular days of racing in South Africa with the wind never lacking. In Azzurra’s crew one big change, Michele Paoletti in the role of new tactician has gone to replace Santiago Lange who has disengaged from Azzurra to focus on his Olympic campaign which has now entered its prime.


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