The 2014 Gazprom Swan 60 World Champion is Swan 60 Bronenosec, skippered by Vladimir Liubomirov.
In best shape throughout the week, dual world title holder as skipper of Bronenosec, Vladimir Liubomirov is World Champion for a second consecutive year. His Russian and Italian merged crew won 50% of the races with five victories. “Palma has fantastic conditions for sailing, probably some of the best in the world. The Gazprom Swan 60 fleet has a wonderful mix of seasoned America’s Cup, Olympic and Volvo Ocean Race sailors competing alongside us, the one design racing is consistently intense”.
“I am happy we won; as we got a little bit more wind on our last day of racing and it was a lot of fun in the best conditions possible with a great crew alongside me. It is not my first time in Palma and every time I race here I really enjoy it. Palma has fantastic conditions for sailing, probably some of the best in the world, and the Real Club Nautico Palma and our Race Officer organised a superb event.”
The 2014 Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship trophy was presented to Vladimir Liubomirov and his Bronenosec team, including his daughter, by H.R.M King Felipe of Spain in a star studded ceremony.
The winning crew is:
The World Championship 2014 took place in Palma, Mallorca in conjunction with Copa del Rey MAPFRE.