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

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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

SailGP delivers much-improved event on San Francisco Bay

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The second event on the Sail GP international circuit in San Francisco this weekend proved to be a huge step forward from the lacklustre light-airs season opener in Sydney, Australia in February. Sailing conditions on San Francisco Bay were much better, with – although patchy at times –breezes generally in the

Chris Draper on Great Britain SailGP Team

Interview: Chris Draper on United Kingdom SailGP Team

Chris Draper – CEO of the recently announced Great Britain SailGP Team – says the lure of leading a British team in the new international professional yacht racing league was just too appealing a prospect for him to turn down – despite having had to give up on an idyllic

What is SailGP?

What is SailGP?

Welcome to the Yacht Racing Life guide to the new SailGP international sailing league. If you read the press release and watched the promotional video but are still wondering what SailGP is all about, don’t worry. We have broken down everything you need to know into easy to understand bite-sized chunks. What

Spectacular SailGP launch in London

Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts' SailGP professional sailing league has been revealed at a spectacular London launch event.

LONDON – SailGP today set out to redefine sailing with the launch of its new global racing league: five grand prix events featuring six national teams on identical wingsailed F50s – the world’s fastest, most technologically advanced catamarans. Spearheaded by Larry Ellison and Sir Russell Coutts, in season one, SailGP

Columbus 2021 to challenge for America’s Cup?

Could Columbus 2021 be second Italian America’s Cup challenger?

The tantalising possibility of second Italian challenge for the America's Cup has emerged with the announcement at the Genoa Boat Show of that the Columbus 2021 syndicate was in advanced discussions with holders Emirates Team New Zealand. According to reports in Italian newspaper La Stampa the latest challenge will come from the Yacht Club

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