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IRC, TP52, various boats – Palma Vela 2019 – Palma de Mallorca ESP, Day 2 – Quantum Racing 2nd TP52, all 13 classes now racing


The IRC class bigboat duel remains tight, as after the two wins of Sir Lindsay Owen Jones Wally Cento Magic Carpet 3, it was the Reichel Pugh 83 foot one off Vera of Miguel Galiccio ITA (with Bouwe Bekking NED as strategist) who won the second windward-leeward yesterday. —- Position changes in the TP52 where Tina Plattner GER/RSA on Phoenix is now on top one point ahead of Quantum Racing of Doug Devos USA (with Ed Baird USA). Platoon of Harm Müller Spreer GER and Alegre with Sebastian Tenghage MON on 3rd and 4th are 4 points behind the leader. The ten strong TP52 fleet are in full dress rehearsal mode, preparing for the start of the 52 Super Series in Mahon, Menorca next weekend. —- Lagertha USA, the Swan 42CS of Kurt Kalberer NYYC is 13th among the 21 ORC1 division yachts. —- All 110 boats, split in 13 ORC and One Design Classes were racing on Palma Bay on the second day of the 16th PalmaVela yesterday. For the details on race day 2, visit the event website and take note of the results by linking to the respective class on the result overview page.