inside look

Ask around the dock during the Valencia training week in March which team would be most likely to win the 2019 52 Super Series overall and the smart money already seemed to be on Harm Müller- Spreer’s Platoon.

Twice runners-up, behind Azzurra in 2017 and Quantum Racing in 2018, the team that won the Rolex World Championship in Scarlino in 2017 showed a slight all-round speed edge during the training week – but then slipped up at PalmaVela itself when a couple of instances of pushing a little too hard in boat-to-boat situations cost them the regatta. Read on.