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POWERED BY NATURE, DRIVEN BY PURPOSE: …

Following the announcement of its Race for the Future purpose-led agenda aimed at accelerating change to a cleaner and more inclusive future, SailGP today rolled out its first major diversity, equity and inclusion initiative. The global championship has launched an extensive program to fast-track the training and development of female athletes for participation in SailGP.  

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POWERED BY NATURE, DRIVEN BY PURPOSE: SAILGP…

Global championship to set new standard as first…

With a sense of purpose that goes beyond entertainment, SailGP will use its global platform to accelerate change to a cleaner and more inclusive future via a newly launched initiative: Race for the Future.

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New content series gives SailGP fans…

‘SailGP: Racing on the Edge’ shines a light on…

In a new content series launched today by SailGP, audiences around the globe will get unprecedented access to the sport’s pinnacle league as it gears up toward its second season, launching April 2021 in San Francisco.

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Aarhus selected to host fourth SailGP event…

ROCKWOOL to serve as Title Partner for global…

SailGP today announced the selection of the Danish city of Aarhus to host the fourth event in the global championship’s second season. ROCKWOOL will serve as Title Partner for SailGP’s Scandinavian debut as the world’s fastest sail racing descends on the picturesque Bay of Aarhus, August 20-21, 2021. The grand prix event will mark the first opportunity for helmsman Nicolai Sehested and the Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL to race on home waters following the inauguration of the team late last year.

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Britain's Ocean City selected to host SailGP…

Annual pinnacle of sail racing to stop in…

Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, has been selected to host SailGP’s Season 2 European debut when the global league’s events restart in 2021. Following the season opener in San Francisco in April and New York SailGP in June, the championship will return to UK shores July 17-18 for the third event in Season 2, featuring the world’s fastest sail racing.

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SailGP makes its Hollywood debut

F50s feature in Christopher Nolan’s new…

SailGP makes its Hollywood debut today when two F50s – the world’s fastest sail race boats – take a starring role in the summer’s big blockbuster Tenet, a new sci-fi spy thriller by acclaimed director Christopher Nolan.

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SailGP partners with Acronis® to…

Unique voice recognition system allows athlete…

Global sports league SailGP and Acronis®, a world leader in cyber protection, have partnered on an innovative technology solution that will bring fans closer to the high-speed, high-tech action.

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SailGP announces addition of New Zealand…

Olympic gold medalists and defending America’s Cup champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will join SailGP starting in the league’s second season as part of the newly formed New Zealand SailGP Team. The pair will serve as co-CEOs of the team and will begin racing when the championship returns in April 2021, with the first grand prix of the season set for San Francisco.

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SailGP enlists Greenfly to enhance media…

SailGP’s world-class athletes to build their…

SailGP, the annual global championship featuring the world’s fastest sail racing, today announced a partnership with brand advocacy leader Greenfly, and has deployed Greenfly’s software platform for media collection and distribution. The partnership enables SailGP to aggregate and curate photos and videos for easy sharing with its world-class athletes and teams, while enhancing the league’s central digital channels.

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The inside story of the Denmark SailGP Team

SailGP and Team ROCKWOOL Racing have launched a new, behind-the-scenes mini documentary series covering the inside story of the Denmark SailGP Team as it prepares for Season 2 of SailGP in 2021.

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SailGP and Oracle partner for seven-part…

Series features virtual race-viewing events with…

SailGP today launched Winning Calls with Oracle, a new seven-part series of virtual race-viewing events featuring the global league’s world-class athletes providing unique insight into how the national teams make strategic decisions at the highest speeds ever recorded in the sport.

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SailGP Season 2 rescheduled for 2021

With a continued emphasis on protecting the health and safety of its national teams, global staff, partners and event communities, SailGP has determined that its racing must remain suspended for the remainder of 2020. Consequently, SailGP Season 2 events will be rescheduled for 2021.

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SailGP cancels San Francisco event scheduled…

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Francisco SailGP event scheduled for May 2-3 has been canceled.

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Tickets now available for Ben Ainslie’s home…

Fans can now secure tickets to Ben Ainslie’s SailGP home debut when the global championship returns to Cowes on the Isle of Wight August 14-15. Following a dominant performance in Sydney at the first event of the season, the Great Britain SailGP Team presented by INEOS established itself as a title front-runner and will face off against six other national teams on the Solent, which saw some of the most thrilling action in Season 1. 

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Ben Ainslie and Great Britain cap off…

Ben Ainslie and the British team wasted no time establishing themselves as the ones to beat this season as they put on impressive performances throughout Sydney SailGP to claim their first event title. The first match race of SailGP Season 2 saw traditional rivals Great Britain and Australia face off and the four-time Olympic gold medalist capped off his debut in style against the defending champion.   

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Ben Ainslie and Great Britain steal the day…

In his first day of competing in the world’s fastest sail racing, Ben Ainslie’s much-anticipated debut was masterful as the Great Britain SailGP Team presented by INEOS swept all three races on Sydney Harbour in the kick off to SailGP Season 2. The British team wasted no time establishing itself as the championship front-runner – holding a comfortable lead heading into Saturday’s finale.  

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SailGP speeds into Season 2 on Sydney Harbour

After months of anticipation and fueled by the addition of two new national teams and the most decorated Olympic sailor ever joining the global league, the world’s fastest sail racing is ready to take over Sydney Harbour for the opening event of SailGP Season 2.  

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SailGP announces robust broadcast coverage,…

With all eyes on Sydney as SailGP returns this week, the global championship today announced comprehensive broadcast coverage for the start of Season 2, which will feature the most immersive, multi-platform experience the sport has ever seen. Viewers in 146 territories will have the ability to watch the world’s fastest sail racing through the international broadcast feed with innovative and data-driven enhancements from last year. 

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SailGP sets ambitious target to win the race…

Just ahead of the start of its second season, SailGP today launched Winning the Race, an ambitious plan to reach zero carbon by 2025. The bold target puts the global league at the forefront of the industry in reaching the critical milestone.

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Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team hits…

Aussie team kicks off training ahead of Season 2…

SailGP champion Australia – led by Olympic hero Tom Slingsby – launched its 2,400kg supercharged F50 into Sydney Harbour for the team’s first official training session on Wednesday, kicking off a grueling training schedule as the team prepares to defend its title when the global racing championship returns next week. 

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Holger Danske rises as Denmark SailGP Team…

The Denmark SailGP Team, presented by ROCKWOOL, unveiled its supercharged F50 catamaran in Sydney on Tuesday, as preparations for the first SailGP race of Season 2 gather pace.

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World’s fastest virtual sail racing returns…

Prize package includes VIP trip to ROCKWOOL…

With the start of Season 2 just over two weeks away, SailGP today launched the 2020 eSailGP Championship, giving fans a chance to test their skills piloting the world’s fastest sail race boats in a virtual environment. The championship winner will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the ROCKWOOL Copenhagen SailGP, a ride on the revolutionary F50 catamaran and automatic qualification to the eSailing World Championship Final. 

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SailGP inspiring Sydney’s next generation

SailGP Inspire returns with more than 60 young…

As the world’s top sailors prepare for the first event of SailGP Season 2, 60 young people will get the chance to rub shoulders with world-class athletes in Sydney through SailGP Inspire. The global championship’s youth and community outreach arm launches its season-long program and will showcase the future of the sport at the season opener.

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SailGP sells minority stake to Endeavor

Investment values global sports property at US…

On the verge of embarking on its second season of operation, SailGP has sold a minority stake to global entertainment, sports and content company Endeavor. Endeavor’s investment position in SailGP values the global sports property at US$200 million after its highly successful first season.

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Danish capital to host ROCKWOOL Copenhagen…

ROCKWOOL joins inaugural Danish event as Title…

SailGP today announced the ROCKWOOL Copenhagen SailGP will take place in the Danish capital on September 11-12, marking the fifth event in the global championship’s second season. ROCKWOOL will be the Title Partner for an event that will see seven national teams compete in the world’s fastest sail racing in Scandinavia for the first time, while the home crowd will get the chance to cheer on Nicolai Sehested’s Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL. Tickets will go on sale in April.

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Tickets now available for SailGP’s San…

Global championship brings world’s fastest sail…

Tickets are now on sale for the return of the world’s fastest sail racing to San Francisco Bay. Teams from seven nations – including three helmed by Olympic champions – will take to U.S. waters for the first time in SailGP Season 2 with enhanced supercharged F50 catamarans predicted to break additional speed records over the two-day grand prix event, set for May 2-3.

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Spanish line-up confirmed for SailGP Season 2

Spain SailGP Team to be youngest entry in global…

With less than one month to the start of SailGP Season 2, the newest team in the global championship has been unveiled. The Spain SailGP Team features Olympians and world champions from across the country, and will be the youngest team to compete in the world’s fastest sail racing. Jordi Xammar will helm the Spanish entry following the 2020 Olympic Games, with SailGP veteran Phil Robertson serving in an interim capacity to start the season.

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Tom Slingsby and Australia set to defend…

Olympic hero Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team…

To mark one month countdown SailGP launch first ever global marketing campaign It’s Not What You Think The one month countdown is on until the world’s fastest and most exhilarating sail racing championship – SailGP – returns to Sydney Harbour on February 28-29.

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Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL…

Helmsman Nicolai Sehested leads well-rounded crew…

With just over a month until the start of SailGP Season 2, the roster for the Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL was confirmed for its debut campaign in the global championship. Helmsman Nicolai Sehested determined the six-man team following a two-week training and selection camp in New Zealand’s Northland region, where the group got its first taste of the world’s fastest sail race boat on Bream Bay.

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SailGP lineup to shift for Season 2

Spain to join Australia, Denmark, France, Great…

SailGP today announced the addition of the Spain SailGP Team to the global championship’s Season 2 lineup. Replacing China, Spain will join Australia, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Japan and the United States in the world’s fastest sail racing as the league visits six iconic venues across the globe in 2020.

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SailGP to unveil first global marketing…

Global championship’s enhanced marketing efforts…

SailGP has unveiled its plans to launch its first global marketing campaign titled It's Not What You Think that showcases how the global championship is transforming a traditional sport into a revolutionary world-class spectacle. The campaign will launch in January 2020 as part of the buildup to Season 2, which kicks off February 28-29 in Sydney, and comes as the organization has made three significant hires to lead the development and execution of media and marketing efforts.

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SailGP Inspire partners with World Sailing…

World Sailing Trust joins the Inspire program as…

SailGP Inspire has joined forces with the World Sailing Trust, designating the global charity as the official charity of the league’s community and outreach program. The partnership will use sailing as a force for good, bringing access to the sport, education and sector career experience to a wide audience through SailGP and WST’s international reach. The partnership creates the opportunity to increase participation outside of SailGP’s championship calendar – featuring the world’s fastest sail racing – to take the Inspire program to new locations and broaden its reach.

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SailGP announces Denmark SailGP Team…

ROCKWOOL’s involvement as presenting partner will…

SailGP today announced the addition of the Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL ahead of the global championship’s second season. ROCKWOOL will serve as the team’s main partner, with multi-time around-the-world sailor Nicolai Sehested at the helm and Olympic silver medalist Jonas Høgh-Christensen as team manager. The Danes join six other national teams competing in the fastest sail racing in some of the world’s most iconic cities.

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SailGP set to return to New Zealand for…

Following a successful first season that included the launch of the world’s fastest sail racing boat, SailGP will return to New Zealand’s Northland region for testing and training ahead of Season 2.

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Ben Ainslie’s INEOS TEAM UK joins Great…

Most successful Olympic sailor of all time to…

Ben Ainslie – the most successful Olympic sailor of all time – today joined the Great Britain SailGP Team. Beginning in the global league’s second season kicking off in February 2020, Ainslie and a world-class squad of athletes will represent Great Britain in SailGP – sailing’s newest and fastest championship that boasts the sport’s largest monetary prize of US$1 million.

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SailGP to head back to UK for first European…

F50s return to Cowes, Isle of Wight, where…

Following its European debut event last year that resulted in some of the most dramatic moments of Season 1, SailGP is returning to the UK in Season 2. On August 14-15, the world’s fastest sail racing boats will compete on the Solent, where sailing’s elusive 50-knot speed barrier was eclipsed in the inaugural season. Cowes SailGP – the fourth stop of SailGP Season 2 – will take place during Cowes Week, and tickets will go on sale in March 2020.

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Tom Slingsby helps launch SailGP Inspire…

New youth initiative to debut at Sydney SailGP…

Olympic gold medalist and SailGP Season 1 champion Tom Slingsby returned to his home sailing club in New South Wales to help launch an innovative new program that aims to create a pathway into high-performance sail racing. The new initiative is part of SailGP Inspire – the global racing league’s youth and community outreach arm. The newly launched Inspire Racing x WASZP program will use flying dinghies at SailGP events in Season 2 to help bridge the gap between youth sailing programs and professional pathways.

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Sydney SailGP tickets on sale now

Heart-pumping global championship returns to…

The world’s fastest and most exhilarating sail racing championship returns to Sydney Harbour next year, with Sydney SailGP tickets now on sale to watch Tom Slingsby and the Australian team begin their title defence in February 2020.

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SailGP’s F50 crowned World Sailing's Boat of…

Cutting-edge foiling catamaran honored after…

As SailGP prepares to kick off its second season in 2020, the global championship continues to be recognized for its successful debut. Today, the F50 catamaran – the fastest sail race boat in the world – was honored as World Sailing’s 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year, praised for its innovative concepts and ground-breaking technological advancements that are changing the face of the sport across the globe.

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SailGP to return to San Francisco, New York…

Two marquee U.S. grand prix events featuring…

SailGP will return to two iconic U.S. shorelines in 2020, with Season 2 grand prix events set for San Francisco and New York. The U.S. leg of the global championship’s sophomore season will debut May 2-3 on San Francisco Bay, before the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline test SailGP’s national teams on June 12-13 at Brookfield Place. The American events will serve as the second and third stops of Season 2 for the league, following its inauguration in Sydney at the end of February. Tickets will go on sale for San Francisco SailGP in January 2020, with New ­York to follow.

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SailGP attracts global audience of 1.8…

SailGP adds total economic impact of US$115…

As SailGP celebrates its first anniversary, the overall impact of the new global championship has been revealed, highlighted by a total global event audience of 1.8 billion across broadcast, social, press and in-venue audiences. In its inaugural season, SailGP attracted more than 133,000 spectators to see the world’s fastest sail racing, while making a significant contribution to the five host cities, adding a total economic impact of US$115 million.

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CHAMPIONS CROWNED: Tom Slingsby wins…

Tom Slingsby victorious over longtime rival…

Tom Slingsby today made history, helming the Australia SailGP Team to victory over Nathan Outteridge’s Japan SailGP Team in the SailGP Season 1 Championship Final Race. The global league’s inaugural season culminated with a 10-minute match race between Australia and Japan, in which Australia secured the trophy and US$1 million prize in dramatic fashion.

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Phil Robertson overcomes adversity to score…

Race for final podium place heats up on…

Phil Robertson and the China SailGP Team triumphed with a first-ever race win on the penultimate day of the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final. Meanwhile, the battle between Tom Slingsby’s Australian team and Nathan Outteridge’s Japan team continued to heat up in advance of tomorrow’s US$1 million match race finale, as the rivals traded victories in the other two races of the day.

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Nathan Outteridge and Tom Slingsby one step…

Marseille turns it on for the opening day of…

Tensions heightened in front of the fan-lined Seawall as Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge went head to head on the Rade Nord racecourse at the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final. The two helmsmen traded wins ahead of the four other national teams to secure their places in the title race of the season. Following another day of fleet racing, the Australia and Japan SailGP teams will be facing off Sunday for the most substantial monetary prizes in the sport, US$1 million.

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Marseille set for spectacular showdown

Less than 24 hours until battle commences for…

The city of Marseille got a glimpse of the world’s fastest sail racing boats today when the six high performance F50s took to the racecourse for the first time in practice. The inaugural season culminates this weekend when one team will earn the right to get its name engraved on the SailGP Championship trophy for the first time, as well as earn the sport’s largest prize purse – US$1 million.

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SailGP enters esports arena in partnership…

eSailGP to feature virtual and live events, with…

SailGP – in partnership with Virtual Regatta and World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport – today entered the esports arena with the launch of eSailGP. A global gaming experience, eSailGP offers an accessible platform for sailors and non-sailors alike to experience the thrill of the world’s fastest sail racing in a virtual environment.

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SailGP wins IBC Award for innovative content…

SailGP was last night crowned the winner in the content creation category at the IBC Innovation Awards for its ambitious and ground-breaking remote production strategy. The annual awards, which took place as part of the International Broadcasting Convention Exhibition in Amsterdam, celebrate industry excellence across eight categories.

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Billy Besson first to launch on home waters…

Five days until history is written in Marseille…

With five days until six national teams go head to head at the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final, the home team – headed by Frenchman Billy Besson – hit the water for the first time today in its supercharged F50 catamaran. For the first time ever in France, the world's fastest flying catamarans and top athletes will take center stage, promising high speed, high tech and high drama over the weekend of September 20-22.

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SailGP Inspire announces community outreach…

Community partner La Ligue SUD de Voile to help…

Following a successful launch in Cowes last month, SailGP Inspire – the global championship’s youth and community outreach arm – is working with local community groups to create impactful programming at the Marseille SailGP Season 1 Grand Final, which will take place September 20-22.

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SailGP Season 2 set to kick off in Sydney,…

Global sports league to return to Sydney…

Australia’s Tom Slingsby to defend home victory at 2020 season opener Sydney was today announced as the season opener for SailGP in 2020. Following a hugely successful event earlier this year – when Sydney kicked-off the global league’s inaugural season – SailGP will return to the iconic Australian harbor on February 28 and 29 for the first event of SailGP Season 2. Tickets for Sydney SailGP will go on sale November 1.

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Australia’s Tom Slingsby delivers…

VNR, athlete interviews and supporting B-roll…

In extreme conditions at the European debut of SailGP, Australia’s Tom Slingsby proved once again that he is the one to beat in the league’s first season. The Australia SailGP Team dominated the field with a sweep of the races while becoming the first crew to break the 50-knot speed barrier in sail racing. Meanwhile, Rome Kirby’s U.S SailGP Team capsized in dramatic fashion and Dylan Fletcher and the British team took a violent nose dive resulting in boat damage that prevented them from finishing racing.  

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SailGP stars take to the water to kick off…

First of its kind, global community, education…

As part of its commitment to sustainable development, SailGP officially launched the foundation phase of a robust community, education and outreach initiative – SailGP Inspire. The six helmsmen of the new global league joined the maiden group of youth participants for the program aimed at using sailing as a force for good. SailGP Inspire broadens access to the sport, offers a career pathway and aims to leave a meaningful legacy in SailGP host cities.

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Dylan Fletcher puts a stake in the ground at…

Home town hero Dylan Fletcher and his Great Britain SailGP Team set the pace during practise racing today, placing a target on their backs ahead of their home event.

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Dylan Fletcher marks new frontier in sailing…

Great Britain SailGP Team breaks sailing’s…

Dylan Fletcher’s Great Britain SailGP Team today achieved what no other sail racing team in the world has done, breaking the sport’s elusive 50-knot speed barrier during training ahead of Cowes SailGP. The historic moment – a first aboard the supercharged F50 catamaran – occurred during the British team’s fourth day training on the Solent, off the Isle of Wight, four days before SailGP’s European debut on August 10 and 11.

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SailGP touches down on UK waters

First sail for British team on home shores ahead…

With just over one week to the European debut of SailGP in Cowes, the Great Britain SailGP Team was the first of the six national teams to take to the water. Sailing down to the iconic Needles, the Isle of Wight’s most famous landmark off the western point of the island, the team gave a glimpse of the speed and excitement expected when the fastest sail racing boats in the world go head to head at Cowes SailGP on August 10 and 11.

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SailGP partners with Port of Southampton to…

The Port of Southampton will host the Tech Area for the upcoming European debut of SailGP – a new, annual global sports championship featuring the world’s fastest sail racing. In addition to serving as an Official Supplier of the Cowes SailGP Tech Area, the port is also a tier two partner of Cowes SailGP.

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Countdown commences: One month until…

Global championship to be official opening…

SailGP, the fastest sail racing in the world, flies into the UK to make its debut on European waters in just one month. On August 10 and 11, SailGP will serve as the opening feature of the iconic Cowes Week regatta on the Isle of Wight. Teams made up of some of the finest athletes from Great Britain, Australia, China, France, Japan and the United States will compete in the penultimate event of the inaugural 2019 season.

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VNR Download: New York SailGP Day 2

International, Japanese, Mandarin and French…

Japan SailGP Team wins their first event in the season New York SailGP final racing day VNR available to broadcasters Interviews and supporting b-roll also available for download

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Japan takes first ever SailGP event win in…

In front of fan-lined shores, Japan beat…

In front of large crowds lining the waterfront in downtown Manhattan, the Japan SailGP Team – helmed by double Olympic medalist Nathan Outteridge – beat off strong competition from Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team to win its first event in the inaugural SailGP season.

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VNR Download: New York SailGP Day 1

International, Japanese, Mandarin and French…

New York SailGP Day 1 VNR available to broadcasters International Agency VNRs and interviews on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 June

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High drama on the Hudson

New York City’s conditions provide an intense…

It was a day of high drama on the Hudson for the first day of the New York SailGP, which saw the world’s fastest sail racing boats hitting high speeds in front of crowds lining the waterfront at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City.

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Preview VNR Alert: New York SailGP

International, Japanese, Mandarin and French…

Teams test the waters for the first time as they prepare for the upcoming New York SailGP Preview VNR and interviews available to broadcasters in English, Japanese, French and Mandarin International Agency VNRs and interviews on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 June

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Sea of color hits the Hudson

Teams test the waters for the first time as they…

New Yorkers got a sneak preview of what to expect when SailGP makes its highly anticipated debut on the lower Hudson River this weekend, as all six SailGP teams today hit the racecourse together.

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SailGP strengthens commitment to…

SailGP joins UN Climate Change Sports for Climate…

Since its inception in October 2018, SailGP has developed and been implementing a comprehensive sustainability strategy aimed at accelerating sailing toward a future that bodes well for both the sport and the environment.

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U.S. SailGP Team showcases “Lady Liberty” on…

New international sailing league prepares for its…

With four days until SailGP's New York racing debut, the United States SailGP Team made a splash on the Hudson when its F50 racing catamaran flew across the city’s waters for the very first time.

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New specialist workout brings the challenge…

Today, the new high-intensity international sailing championship SailGP launched a unique fitness workout that mirrors the extreme physical challenge of the world’s fastest sail racing.

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SailGP announces Bermuda Tourism Authority…

With two weeks to go until the third event in the inaugural calendar, SailGP has announced an exciting collaboration with Bermuda Tourism Authority as an Official Event Partner for New York SailGP.

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Final countdown: New York City prepares for…

The world’s fastest sail racing boats will amaze…

Tickets still available to witness the action and support the U.S. SailGP Team In just one month, SailGP will bring the world’s fastest sail racing to the East Coast, introducing New Yorkers and visitors alike to a new generation of competitive sailing. On June 21 and 22, New York SailGP will feature six national teams vying for the top position on the leaderboard and fighting for a place in the $1 million winner-takes-all match race later this year.

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Australia wins U.S. debut of SailGP

Sell-out crowd witnesses Australia victory over…

New York next stop for global sports league Thousands of spectators waved their favorite teams’ colors from the packed Marina Yacht Club Peninsula Race Village as they witnessed the Australia SailGP Team repeat as champions with victory over Japan, to win the U.S. debut of SailGP.

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Bay delivers on first day of San Francisco…

Japan dominates in front of a sell-out crowd

Free race village open to public for final day San Francisco Bay delivered on the opening day of SailGP, in which a sell-out crowd, seated just 200 meters from the finish line, saw the Japanese team dominate.

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Scene is set for U.S. debut of SailGP

Final practice racing takes place on San…

Tickets for prime grandstand seating sold out for Saturday The day before SailGP's official race debut on San Francisco Bay, the atmosphere is building. The six teams competing in the new global championship have completed their final checklists and concluded their training. After weeks of anticipation and fine-tuning a fleet of the most technologically advanced boats in the world, SailGP's U.S. debut is just hours away.

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High drama on the Bay ahead of San Francisco…

Teams tested to the limits and one team’s hopes…

Tickets are still available to take in the action from prime grandstand seating this weekend For the first time on San Francisco Bay, the six SailGP teams – representing the home team from the United States and rival teams from Australia, China, France, Great Britain and Japan – hit the racecourse together today, during official practice racing held in anticipation of the May 4-5 grand prix.

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SailGP makes on-water debut in San Francisco…

U.S. SailGP Team unveils all-new design featuring…

With two weeks until SailGP’s inaugural stateside racing, the U.S. SailGP team made a splash when its F50 racing catamaran was hoisted into the waters of San Francisco Bay for the very first time.

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Countdown is on: SailGP to debut in San…

Premium spectator experiences are available for…

In just one month, SailGP will make its U.S. debut on the waters of San Francisco Bay, offering the next generation of high-adrenaline sailing. Teams representing the United States, Australia, China, France, Great Britain and Japan will battle on the Bay during the May 4 and 5 grand prix, as spectators take in the action from spectacular on-water and shoreside vantage points, allowing them to get closer to the action than ever before.

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Cowes readies itself for SailGP spectacular

On-shore and on-water tickets launched for Cowes…

SailGP will make its European debut this summer, touching down in Cowes following the American leg of the global championship’s inaugural season. Tickets for front row viewing of the world’s fastest on-water racing are now on sale for Cowes SailGP, set for the 10-11 August to coincide with the opening weekend of the iconic Lendy Cowes Week.

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50 days to 50 knots: The countdown to San…

SailGP will bring the world’s fastest race boats…

In just under 50 days, SailGP will debut on U.S. waters, expecting to break sailing’s elusive 50-knot barrier (60 mph) when its six supercharged F50s take flight on San Francisco Bay.

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SailGP celebrates role of women in new…

Frenchwoman Marie Riou provides inspiration to…

SailGP today joins the celebration of International Women’s Day by recognizing and saluting the many women who are integral to the new global championship, highlighted by two-time Olympian and member of the France SailGP Team, Marie Riou.

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Australia wins inaugural SailGP in Sydney

Thousands of spectators turn out to watch the…

The first ever SailGP was witnessed by more than 20,000 people who took to the water on the spectacular Sydney Harbour, providing the perfect amphitheater for the season kick off.

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First SailGP event sets Sydney alight

Japan take early lead on opening day of SailGP…

Sydney Harbour provided a spectacular backdrop for the historic global launch of SailGP.  In front of thousands of spectators, pre-favorite Japan SailGP Team capitalized on slick crew work and prior big foiling catamaran experience on day one of the world premiere of SailGP.

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Final countdown to first ever SailGP

Six rival nations launch world premiere of SailGP…

In 24 hours, the world’s most technologically advanced race boats, crewed by some of the world’s best sailors, will go head to head in the ultimate nation-versus-nation battle on Sydney Harbour.

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SailGP launches next generation mobile app

Fans placed in the middle of the all-new…

SailGP today released a next generation mobile application as advanced as the supercharged F50 boats taking flight this week on Sydney Harbour. Fans will be in full control of the way they consume the world’s fastest on-water racing, with the ability to personalize the boats, camera angles and data that feature in their feeds.

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Rolex joins SailGP as Presenting Partner and…

Exclusive long-term global partnership announced…

SailGP today announced an exclusive long-term global partnership with Rolex that designates the Swiss watchmaker as Presenting Partner and Official Timepiece for the new global sports championship setting out to redefine sailing. Rolex timepieces and clocks will be visible throughout all SailGP events, and featured on each of the six supercharged F50 catamarans – the world’s fastest race boat. Uniquely, the exclusivity extends across all SailGP assets throughout the league.

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SailGP announces extensive global coverage…

Broadcast agreements span 90 countries across…

SailGP today announced comprehensive multi-platform coverage spanning linear and digital channels, offering fans unprecedented access to the new global sports championship setting out to redefine sailing.

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SailGP powered by wind and Oracle Cloud

Flow of real-time race data to boost racing…

SailGP, the new global championship featuring the world’s fastest race boats, will rely on Oracle Cloud to deliver real-time data to racing teams and fans alike. The information derived from 1,200 sensors placed on the supercharged F50 catamarans and the athletes, plus onboard cameras and microphones, will bring viewers closer to the action, help teams analyze their performance and give remote umpires the details they need to make calls with confidence.

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Sydney Harbour awash with colour as six…

Tickets still available for Sydney SailGP on 15…

Sydney Harbour was awash with colour today as the revolutionary SailGP F50s of Australia, China, Great Britain, France, Japan and the United States lined up on the water together for the first time just one week out from the inaugural Sydney race.

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Rising Sun unveiled on Sydney Harbour

The Japan SailGP Team boat was unveiled at Cockatoo Island on Sydney Harbour today. The Japanese F50 catamaran – which will be raced for the first time on Sydney Harbour on 15-16 February – features a clean white hull with a distinctive red rising sun on the bows. The striking wing design is based on traditional Japanese artwork, Ukiyoe.

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United States SailGP Team takes flight in…

Adorned with its bold, brand-new USA graphics, the United States SailGP Team’s F50 high-performance catamaran splashed onto on the waters of Sydney Harbor for the first time in preparation for SailGP’s inaugural event in Sydney, February 15-16.

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Dragon on water: China gets ready for Sydney…

The China SailGP Team boat was officially launched on Sydney Harbour yesterday, kicking off the final preparation for the start of the new global sailing championship. SailGP’s inaugural event will stage in the iconic harbour in just two weeks.

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Great Britain SailGP show their team colours…

Countdown has begun to inaugural SailGP event

The wait is finally over for the Great Britain SailGP Team, as their supercharged F50 catamaran took to the water for the first time today in Australia. The British team will join five other national teams this season as part of the revolutionary new SailGP championship, debuting in just over two weeks on Sydney Harbour.

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France SailGP Team unveils boat and goes…

World premiere SailGP event to begin in 21 days

With just three weeks to go before SailGP’s international debut, the France SailGP Team today unveiled its boat on Sydney Harbour. The new F50 catamaran is the world’s fastest and most technologically advanced race boat, and will feature prominently in SailGP, a global racing championship premiering in Sydney on 15 and 16 February.

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SailGP concludes successful trials of…

Racing to debut on Sydney Harbour in 50 days

SailGP’s F50 catamaran was successfully launched in New Zealand’s Northland region, with all six national teams spending valuable training time on the new class of boat over the past two months. During the sea trials period, the first two F50s were commissioned and the systems were validated, while spending a total of 27 days on the water. In just 50 days, all six F50s will be lined up on Sydney Harbour, ready for SailGP’s inaugural season opener to begin on February 15.

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Australia SailGP Team boat unveiled as it…

Australia’s SailGP Team boat has been revealed for the first time today as the crew, led by skipper and Olympic gold medalist Tom Slingsby, tests the revolutionary new F50 off the coast of New Zealand’s Northland region. B-ROLL (8:14, 6.8 GB download)

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F50 Takes to the Water

Imagery of the F50 on the water

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China SailGP Team

An Introduction to the China SailGP Team

关于国际帆船大奖赛中国队的介绍  

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Japan SailGP Team

An Introduction to the Japan SailGP Team

国際セーリンググランプリの日本チーム紹介

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France SailGP Team and Race Venue

An Introduction to the France SailGP Team and…

The French national team is headed by Billy Besson and also features Marie Riou, SailGP’s first female sailor. The SailGP event in Marseille will serve as the league championship. It will include a third day of racing, highlighted by the thrilling, season-ending winner-takes-all US$1 million match race between the season’s top two teams.

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Australia SailGP Team and Race Venue

An Introduction to the Australia SailGP Team and…

Tom Slingsby – Olympic gold medalist, America’s Cup winner, eight-time world champion and member of the Order of Australia – was today tabbed to lead the Australia SailGP Team in the global racing league’s inaugural season. The full team including Australia’s most successful Ironman Ky Hurst along with Kyle Langford, Jason Waterhouse and Sam Newton was unveiled today on Sydney Harbour, which last week was announced as the first ever race venue (February 15-16, 2019) for the new racing league.

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U.S. SailGP Team and Race Venues

An Introduction to the U.S. SailGP Team and race…

The U.S. SailGP Team boasts an impressive track record in international racing, with a host of professional ocean racing and world championship honors between them. Two premier U.S. events, set to take place in San Francisco (May) and New York (June) in 2019.

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Great Britain SailGP Team and Race Venue

An Introduction to the Great Britain SailGP Team…

The Great Britain SailGP Team was announced in London. The team includes Olympic medalists and sailing world champions. Cowes spectacular event to take place as part of SailGP’s inaugural season on 10 & 11 August 2019.

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Full SailGP Launch materials

London Launch Press Materials

SailGP has set out to redefine sailing with the launch of a new global racing league. Spearheaded by Larry Ellison and Sir Russell Coutts. SailGP will bring intensely competitive, high-speed inshore racing to fans in Sydney; San Francisco; New York; Cowes, U.K.; and Marseille, France, as world-class crews compete for the championship trophy and a $1 million prize.

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