Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team emerged as victors on the final day of the ROCKWOOL Denmark Sail Grand Prix – beating Japan and Great Britain in the final podium race.
After a two-event absence, Ben Ainslie returned to racing with the Great Britain SailGP Team Friday in Aarhus, Denmark.
Ben Ainslie returned to the wheel of the Great Britain SailGP F50 ahead of the ROCKWOOL Denmark Sail Grand Prix in Aarhus – 20 – 21 August
The influence of the current climate resulted in a smaller than usual fleet of Unicorns to attend Stone Week for their National Championship held during the first week of August at Stone SC
The Arch, competing on the Pro Sailing Tour’s Final Rush, the offshore race between Toulon and Brest, dismasted this morning at 01:23 while leading the race alongside Leyton
Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi continued its winning streak winning the GC32 Lagos Cup 2 by just two points from Christian Zuerrer’s Black Star Sailing Team
The Australia SailGP Team, skippered by Tom Slingsby, beat France and the United States in the three-team winner-takes-all Final to move up to first in the Season Championship.
After two disastrous races, Paul Goodison, driving the British boat, finally got the start right in race 3 and led at the first mark.
The Great Britain Sail Grand Prix, taking place on Plymouth Sound on 17-18 July, pits SailGP’s eight national teams against each other in the race to be crowned third event winner of Season 2
SailGP’s F50 catamaran is one of the most cutting-edge racing boats to ever hit the water. A key player is the Driver who not only steers, but also controls the rudder differential; a priority task to ensure perfect foiling.
Australia Sail Grand Prix will be the ninth SailGP event in the global championship’s second season calendar
In the end it was the Japan SailGP Team, driven by Nathan Outteridge, who took victory at the Taranto SailGP event after the USA SailGP Team broke their rudder at the final downwind gate in the final podium race