dust brothers

Big Pimpin’

And then, all of a sudden, the 2018 Super Series is done and dusted. The 2017 podium (Azzurra 1st, Platoon 2nd, Quantum 3rd) for 2018 is reversed with Quantum (160pt), Platoon (197pt) and Azzurra (197pt).

At first sight a comfortable win for Quantum Racing but, boy, did they focus and work hard to realise this one. How hard again came to the surface at the Super Series prizegiving. As he was after winning the Rolex TP52 Worlds in Cascais, Terry Hutchinson when ‘speeching’ clearly was emotional. This man not only puts pressure on his team. From now his focus will be on the American Magic America’s Cup effort – it will be interesting to see who is going to replace him on Quantum for 2019…

Luna Rossa marked its farewell from 52 Super Series with a narrow win of the final 2018 event in Valencia – 1pt ahead of Quantum with Platoon another single point astern in 3rd. There was nothing in it between these three, if anything the regatta showed Platoon had a small edge in the light conditions.

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