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Russell Coutts on the SailGP league

Russell Coutts on SailGP league.

New Zealand yachtsman Sir Russell Coutts is a man on a mission. The 56-year old Kiwi sailor – who has won more world championships than he can likely remember, along with an Olympic gold medal and five America’s Cups – is trying to transform professional yacht racing from its current

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

Coutts and Ellison SailGP league leaked


Days ahead of it's official launch event this week in London, Associated Press reporter Bernie Wilson has spilled the beans on Russell Coutts' and Larry Ellison's new international professional sailing league. Former America's Cup holders Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts are set to announce a new sailing league called SailGP that

More Foiling 50s circuit rumours surface

More Foiling 50s circuit rumours surface

Rumours continue to abound about the Foiling 50s circuit – Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts’ increasingly not-so-secret global sailing series. A story posted on the Sky News website suggests that an event will be staged in the UK in October of next year and will be run by Origin Sports Group

Rumours surface of America’s Cup rival series from Oracle Boss Larry Ellison

Rumours of an America's Cup alternative global series from Oracle Boss Larry Ellison.

Oracle's billionaire founder Larry Ellison is being linked to a new series involving the foiling catamarans used in the last America's Cup. Sailing website Scuttlebutt reports rumours are circulating the yachts are being converted to one design at Core Builders in Warkworth, the company owned by Ellison. Kiwi sailing legend Russell Coutts,