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SailGP New Zealand Preview

EPIC! 22,000 fans are expected to visit Lyttelton Harbour over the course of this weekend as SailGP returns for its second event in Christchurch. France were a standout in the practice racing yesterday, but with completely different conditions today it is going to come down to who can read the race course best. Teams will be racing with the largest, 24m, wing format and the light-air foil…
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US capsized as teams push to the limit in Saint-Tropez

With just three points between the top five teams in the Season 4 standings, and a new first-time winner in Spain at the last event, the SailGP field has never felt more open as it heads to the France Sail Grand Prix in Saint-Tropez. With every team trying to find an advantage, the United States F50 showed you can never let your guard down and capsized in between practice races. Fortunately all…
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SIBS 2023

Many have suggested to me over the past few years that boat shows, in Australia at least, have been showing less and less sailing. I think we would all be lying to ourselves if we argued against that. Cue the inaugural Sydney International Boat Show 2023 Discover Sailing & Paddling Hub, which included not only a space to showcase sail and paddle, but a stage in public domain in front of…
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Tough to pick - SailGP Los Angeles Day 1

The first day of the Oracle SailGP Los Angeles showed a slightly different hand to what was expected, as the sea breeze battled in later than expected. The result was a course with different conditions on each side, making strategist calls critical and big gains and losses throughout the fleet in all three races. Consistency paid at the end of the day, with the top four separated by only four…
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Oracle SailGP LA Preview

The second event of SailGP Season 4 gets underway tomorrow from the Port of Los Angeles. After a variable event in Chicago to get the season underway, the theme in the lead up to this weekend has been “tight” for all the teams. The on water action is going to be split with those at the top of the table looking to further their early leads going into the European leg of the season…
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New Zealand wins SailGP Season 4 opener in Chicago

In light winds off Navy Pier New Zealand best mastered tough conditions in front of packed shorelines to win the season-opening Rolex United States Sail Grand Prix in Chicago. Peter Burling led his team to victory over Tom Slingsby’s Australia and Phil Robertson’s Canada in the first three-boat event final of Season 4. It was a day to remember for last season’s two bottom placed…
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Tight at the top after day one in Chicago

SailGP Season 4 got underway in Chicago with tight racing and only a handful of points separating the top four teams at the end of the day. It was a continuation of last season’s form for Australia and New Zealand, with Canada and Rockwool Denmark also showing great skills in managing the fleet in shifty breeze. Photo: Katelyn Mulcahy for SailGP. Starting cleanly was the name of the game, with…
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Three SailGP seasons, three championship wins for Australia

Tom Slingsby and his Australian team showed why they are one of the most dominant forces in sport as they claimed a third straightSailGPChampionship. In a dramatic race on a sparkling day on San Francisco Bay, Slingsby outfoxed his rivals and held off a stunning late challenge from Peter Burling’s New Zealand to claim theSailGPSeason 3 title and $1 million…
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Day 1 Wrap - Mubadala SailGP Season 3 Final

SailGP showed once again there are always twists and turns on day one of the Mubadala SailGP Season 3 Final. After three races a Commonwealth showdown for the final million dollar race is looking likely, with Australia and Emirates Great Britain dominating the day. The stage was set for action from the outset, with Australia the only certainty for the final race. New Zealand, currently placed…
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New Zealand SailGP - Preview

SailGP season moves to Christchurch this weekend for the New Zealand Sail Grand Prix. All nine teams will be on the water, rounding out a massive repair response following the damage sustained at the conclusion of day one at last month’e Sydney event. This weekend marks the first time SailGP has been to New Zealand, and with practice racing cancelled on Friday due to high winds forecast, the…
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