he Great Britain SailGP Team were dealt a huge blow in the Final of the Spain Sail Grand Prix as they capsized just seconds into the winner-takes-all race – while leading!
The British SailGP team, led by Ben Ainslie, is out to make amends this weekend in Cadiz, Spain, after a frustrating finish in Saint-Tropez saw them drop to fourth in the overall Championship leaderboard
Triple Olympic medallist Hannah Mills is joining Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain SailGP Team for this weekend’s European SailGP events in Saint-Tropez, France.
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
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.
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
The United States, Japan and Spain made it to the final Winner Takes All race at the Sail Grand Prix event in Taranto, Italy.
Sail Grand Prix in Taranto Day 1 – Racing will be available here from 13:30 CET Saturday, 5 June.
Great Britain head into the ItalySailGP leading the Season 2 Championship courtesy of Ben Ainslie’s team’s victory in Bermuda last time out.
The Great Britain SailGP Team took flight on Taranto Harbour in southern Italy with Paul Goodison as Driver for the first time, as training began for the Italy Sail Grand Prix this weekend