Provezza 9 is a Vrolijk design and Cookson build. This long standing Turkish team goes back to the early 80-ties. A string of IOR, IMS, One-Design and Box Rule boats followed the trends in racing and now their first new build TP52, all under the name Provezza. The team finished 7th overall in 2015, but it was close for 4th and even 3rd till very late in the final event in Cascais. Their 2016 finish of the season was even more dramatic, again in Cascais a very good chance on the 3rd spot on the podium halfway the final race of the year was not taken and two 9th place finishes on the final day resulted in a 5th overall. In 2017 there will be no Cascais finish, so ...
Owner Ergin Imre is not only is a keen sailor but also has marine industry interests in and around Istanbul. His crew is a 50 - 50 mix of mainly amateur sailors from Turkey and pro sailors from a wide selection of nationalities. If anybody "has seen it all" in yacht racing and has become an expert in setting goals for his sailing it is the owner of this team. Masterminding his TP campaign shows that by no means his interest and ambition has shrunk over time. Go for it, Provezza!!
|1||Veli Ergin Imre||TUR||Owner|
|6||Ahmet Edip Edipoglu||TUR||Backstay|
|11||Samim Togan Alper||TUR||Pit|
|12||Kivanc Sevinc||TUR||Mid bow|
|1||VELI ERGIN IMRE||TUR||Owner|
|4||AHMET EDIP EDIPOGLU||GB||Runners|
|11||SAMIM TOGAN ALPER||TUR||Pit|