All you need to know about the Rolex TP52 World Championship 2022
Elite sailing crews from all around the world take part in the most captivating and intense yachting Grand Prix of the year. The 2022 event was no different. Here are all the quick highlights of this year’s 52 series racing.
Where did the TP52 championship race take place in 2022?
Cascais, Portugal is where the Rolex TP52 Championship 2022 was held. This venue continues to be the most satisfying among other international venues.
Winners of the event
Quantum racing team, one of the event’s most famous and established crew took victory at the Rolex TP52 World Championship event of 2022. They did not disappoint the spectators of the event, putting up a thrilling and indulging show for all. This racing team won titles in 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2022.
Final standing of the TP52 World Championship
Several crews participate in this exhilarating event. Therefore here are the final racing results of the event:
|Rankings||TP52 Racing Teams||Total Points|
|1||Quantum Racing team||33|
|3||Alegre racing team||41|
|5||Sled racing team||44|
|7||Vayu racing team||54|
Champions over the years
- Platoon German racing crew champions of 2017 (Scarlino) and Rolex TP52 World Championship 2019 (Portugal)
- Azzurra Italian racing crew champions of 2015 in Portugal
- Rán Racing Swedish racing crew champions of 2013 in Miami
- Quantum racing American crew champions of 2008 and 2010
- Sled TP52 world championship 2021 Gold winners
Quantum racing is by far the most successful team in the sport having won several titles to their name.
History of the TP52 World Championship
What used to be a non-registered boat club of yachting enthusiasts has transformed into a tight knit member controlled organization. The TP52 club has a proper set of laws and is managed by an executive board consisting of longtime members of the club.
Rules to register and participate in the TP52 series event
To be part of the Rolex TP52 World Championship event, all teams must abide by the regulations stated by the club. Here are all the rules and regulations of the sport that racing teams must follow:
- Single masted boat
- Maximum permitted hull length is 52 ft. (15.8 meters)
- Keel draft length of 11 ft. (3.5 meters)
- The width of beam should not exceed 14.5 ft. (4.43 meters)
- A mono-hull with fixed keel and a single rudder
- The maximum height to hoist the spinnaker is 73 ft. (22.4 meters)
- A permissible maximum bulb weight of 3.8 tons (8,400 pounds)
Provided that all the above mentioned dimensional and weight related criteria’s are met, a racing team can participate in the TP52 World Championship.
Top countries where the TP52 World Championship is conducted
The TP52 is an international racing event. Therefore, the club is known to travel to some of the most exotic locations to conduct this high-profile racing event. Here’s a list of all the top location where the TP52 World Championship has been held:
- Cascais, Portugal
- Scarlino. Italy
- Mahón, Menorca
- Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy
- Miami, United States
- Valencia, Spain
- Palma, Balearic
- Yaiza, Lanzarote, Spain
- Cape Town, South Africa
Other 52 Super Series events
The club is known to conduct other popular events apart from the world series event. These events include the European series, Offshore racing events, and Coastal races. Different teams sign up for these races every year while carrying the same excitement and thrill of the world series event.
TP52 World Championship – An exhilarating sailing race
Rolex is one of the leading watch brands in the world and is the title sponsor for the TP52 World Championship event. This event takes place every year and is conducted over a 5-day period. Although most of the races are conducted in different parts of Europe the countries that participate in the event include countries from across the globe.
The awareness of these races and the popularity of the same are gradually increasing in the Middle East as well. As a company that offers luxury yacht rental in Dubai, we take great pride in bringing light to such exciting events.