Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Jimmy Spithill

America's Cup

Two time America’s Cup winning skipper Jimmy Spithill joins Shirley Robertson this month, as the pair settle down for an extended two part interview ahead of the first round of the America’s Cup World Series in Sardinia.   Spithill has long been a fixture in the America’s Cup scene, having first led

Rome Kirby interview – Part 1

SailGP Team skipper Rome Kirby interview – Part 1

American sailor Rome Kirby has is well known in the professional yacht racing world as an America’s Cup winner, a Volvo Ocean Race competitor and a regular on a number of top-flight grand prix raceboat campaigns. Now though he has been elevated into a leadership position as he takes on the

New America’s Cup boats will be beasts – Spithill

New America's Cup boats will be beasts says James Spithill

America's Cup veteran Jimmy Spithill has labelled the new boat to be used in Auckland "a beast" that will take the game to "another level". Australian Spithill has remained strangely quiet since joining Italian syndicate Luna Rossa after winning and losing the Auld Mug with American billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team