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SailGP: Rob Kothe skippers’ interviews ahead of $1M season finale


Rob Kothe previews the SailGP Season 1 Grand Final taking place in Marseille next weekend featuring eight fleet races over three days for the six teams, followed by the much-anticipated sudden-death match race where the overall series top two teams will go head-to-head for a winner-takes-all one million dollar prize. As

SailGP: Rob Kothe sets the scene ahead of British heat in Cowes


With the first ever British stage of the SailGP international circuit set to take place in Cowes next weekend, Australian yachting journalist Rob Kothe sets the scene based on conversations with the Australian, British and Japanese crews. The SailGP series, using one design F50 catamarans, is tearing up traditional racing norms. These

America’s Cup: Iain Percy tipped to lead Malta challenge

America’s Cup rumours: Iain Percy tipped to lead Malta challenge

Rumours abounding in the professional sailing world over the last several days suggest British yachtsman Iain Percy is the frontrunner to lead the newly announced Malta Altus Challenge syndicate in the 36th America’s Cup. Percy – an Olympic gold and silver medallist in the Star Class – was the skipper and

Australian America’s Cup sailors at core of Japan SailGP Team

Australian America’s Cup sailors at core of Japan SailGP Team

Three Australian members of the Swedish former-America’s Cup syndicate Artemis Racing have been announced as the core crew for the Japan SailGP Team for the new circuit’s inaugural season next year. Artemis helmsman Nathan Outteridge, wing trimmer Iain Jensen and grinder Luke Parkinson will fill the key roles within the new