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Big Pimpin'


As a dress rehearsal for the start of the latest 52 Super Series there could have been no better event than the latest edition of PalmaVela. Ten of the 11 boats due to contest the first regatta of the season, Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week, turned out and gave no quarter.

The 2019 race sails were on (at least for most days…), full sailing teams were stress tested and the Bay of Palma offered up an unusually varied menu of wind conditions including a couple of classic 20kt+ doses of champagne conditions (Cristal of course). Read on.