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At the first turning mark, the Brits followed the same fate as the Spanish and capsized the boat following a serious nose-dive. The spectacular capsize inevitably ended the Brits quest for the top spot, leaving the Aussies to run away with the win. See vid below
Over 11,000 fans witnessed the Australians claim SailGP victory after a dramatic podium race with powerhouse rivals The US and Great Britain. The Spanish home team went from hero to zero when a capsize ahead of the final day of…
The opening day of the France Sail Grand Prix in September was a mixed day for Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain SailGP Team in light breeze in Saint-Tropez
Ahead of the sixth event in the global racing league’s second season in Cadiz - Andalucía, the Great Britain SailGP Team has become the first of the existing eight SailGP teams to evolve to a third party owned franchise with…
SailGP teams compete in identical F50 wingsailed catamarans that can reach speeds of up to 98km/h and each six-race Grand Prix event runs across two days.
Talks to bring a round of the 'SailGP' sailing Grand Prix to Dublin Bay in 2022 have encountered strong headwinds over a lack of shoreside space at Ireland's biggest sailing centre at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Afloat sources say. It is…
Charlie Cullen of Dun Laoghaire's Royal St. George Yacht Club competing at the Saint Tropez SailGP Waszp event
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's 2021 Waszp European Slalom & U20 Champion Charlie Cullen was one of 16 young sailors, consisting of multiple World and European Champions from various classes, who were selected to race in last week’s SailGP event in the Saint Tropez,…
Runners-up the United States appeared to be favourites heading into the Final
The Japan SailGP Team moved top of the SailGP Season Championship with a fine win in Saint-Tropez, beating the United States and Spain in the Final of the France Sail Grand Prix. Nathan Outteridge, Driver for the Japanese team, once…
Australia skipper Tom Slingsby, the Season 1 champion, who celebrated a second successive event win with an on-boat champagne moment
In some of the lightest winds of the season so far, which made foiling a real challenge for the SailGP teams, Japan won both of Saturday's two fleet races to mount a remarkable comeback and qualify for the Final, where…
Great Britain's SailGP Team
Great Britain SailGP Team CEO and driver Sir Ben Ainslie returned to the wheel of the British F50 today as the team began training ahead of the Denmark Sail Grand Prix in Aarhus (August 20-21). It was an eventful return…
The home crowd on Plymouth Hoe also had something to celebrate, as the British team secured a podium finish to open the day - before doing even better in race 4 to claim victory on its home waters
Paul Goodison, who is temporarily driving the British F50 in Ben Ainslie's absence, delighted home supporters by signing off his two-event stint at the helm of the Great Britain SailGP Team with a race win in the team's home Grand…
The Great Britain F50, will be driven by Olympic gold medalist Paul Goodison (GBR) for the British event
The much-hyped Great Britain Sail Grand Prix takes place in Plymouth Sound this weekend, with the British team looking to put on a strong performance for their home crowd. The Great Britain F50, driven by Olympic gold medalist Paul Goodison…
SailGP comes to Plymouth in July
Following Great Britain SailGP Team's winning start to Season 2 in Bermuda, the team is making planned changes for the first-ever Italian Sail Grand Prix in Taranto (05-06 June), and its home UK event in Plymouth (17-18 July). Due to…
The British team suffered a devastating crash, nose-diving heavily into the Solent and throwing CEO and wing trimmer Chris Draper somersaulting
With the first day of racing at Cowes SailGP called off due to gale force winds and rough sea states across the UK and in the Solent, all six teams competing in this inaugural season of SailGP knew that Super…
Japan and Australia nose to nose in San Francisco at this weekend's SailGP event
Australia’s SailGP team repeated their performance from February in Sydney as they raced to victory against Japan in the US debut of the event this weekend. Thousands were in attendance at the Marina Yacht Club Peninsula Race Village to see…
Australia SailGP Team celebrate their win in the home water’s of Sydney Harbour on the first stop of the inaugural race series
More than 20,000 people turned to for the inaugural SailGP event on Sydney Harbour this past weekend, with the home team Australia — helmed by local hero Tom Slingsby — beating Japan in the final to clinch the first victory…

About SailGP

SailGP unites world-class athletic talent and cutting-edge technology. Eight teams representing Australia, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and the United States will contest eight events held in as many countries over an 11-month period. Following the season opener in Bermuda, the championship visits renowned sailing locations in Italy, the United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Spain and New Zealand. San Francisco, United States, has the honour of closing proceedings with the Grand Final on 26–27 March 2022. Among those vying for the crown is the Great Britain team led by Rolex Testimonee and four-time Rolex World Sailor of the Year, Sir Ben Ainslie, who says: “The sailing world was crying out for the creation of such a concept. SailGP is a major milestone in the evolution of yachting, but it also represents continuity. The combination of state-of-the-art technology and sporting prowess is widening the appeal of sailing.

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