Langley Holdings’ Gladiator powers to a convincing win in Baiona
The Langley Holdings Gladiator team took their first race win of the 2022 season on day three of the inaugural TP52 Super Series in Baiona, northwest Spain, last week.
Team boss and helmsman Tony Langley:
“We still have a lot of work to do but today’s result shows that we are capable of winning at this level and convincingly so, the team sailed a near-perfect race.”
Click here to watch the Gladiator team in action - day three highlights.
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About Langley Holdings
Langley Holdings plc is a privately owned UK based engineering and industrial manufacturing group, principally producing capital equipment to diverse markets worldwide.
Langley businesses are either outright market leaders, or occupy strong niche positions in their respective fields, providing advanced technologies in a solutions-based approach. The group operates in three principal areas :
- Power Solutions
- Print Technologies
- Other Industrials
The group’s operations are based in Germany, Italy, France the UK and Norway, with 18 production facilities in Europe, the UK and the USA and a global manufacturing footprint of over 1,000,000 sq.m. (11,000,000 sq.ft.)
The group more has more than 90 sales and service subsidiaries worldwide and employs around 5,400 people. Revenues for 2022 are expected to be circa. €1.3 billion.
The group was established in 1975 by the current Chairman & CEO, Mr Anthony Langley and remains entirely in family ownership.
About Team Gladiator
Gladiator Sailing Team is one of the teams that compete in the TP 52 SUPER SERIES the world's premier mono hull yacht racing circuit. Competitive sailing at the highest level is very much in line with Langley business culture. The current Gladiator team comprises 13 of the world's top sailors and a support crew of six.
Downwind in a strong breeze TP52’s can sail at well over 20 knots and it takes an average of 2-3 seconds to hoist a TP52 spinnaker to the top of the 22-metre mast.