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

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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 scene-setter Part 2

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The second part of Rob Kothe's scene-setter article ahead of this weekend's first ever British SailGP event scheduled to take place in Cowes, England. Click here for Part 1. With many Australian sailors very experienced sailing the America's Cup AC50 foiling catamarans, it's not been surprising that they were fast out of

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

World Sailing Show – July 2019

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IN BRIEF The 52 SUPER SERIES is the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit and a new season gets underway in Menorca. With a record fleet and new boats and sailors this five-event circuit will be gripping. Staying in the Mediterranean we travel to Marseille for the Hempel World Cup Series

Yacht Racing Podcast Episode 12 – Tom Burnham & Rome Kirby

Justin Chisholm's guests on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast are Tom Burnham and Rome Kirby – respectively, the coach and skipper of the American SailGP team. Burnham is an ex-Olympic campaigner who has been involved in four America’s Cup challenges – one with Young America, twice with Luna Rossa

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search of performance gains

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search for performance gains

One aspect of the new SailGP global circuit currently two events into its inaugural season is the open sharing of vast quantities of performance data gathered whenever any of the six boats go racing. With training time on the high-tech 50-foot foiling catamarans rationed to the week before each regatta, effective

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