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Slingsby steers Aussies to win in wild SailGP regatta

Oct. 10, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

Tom Slingsby and Team Australia won the Spain Sail Grand Prix on Sunday by sailing to an easy win in the podium race after Sir Ben Ainslie’s British team capsized just after the start, effectively knocking U.S. skipper Jimmy Spithill out of contention. The victory on a...

Women to race aboard Sail GP foiling catamarans for 1st time

Oct. 08, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

Women will race aboard foiling 50-foot catamarans in the SailGP global league for the first time starting this weekend at the Spain Sail Grand Prix in Cádiz. Each of the eight teams will have a woman racing in the sixth sailor position behind the driver as part of...

Outteridge steers Team Japan to SailGP win on French Riviera

Sep. 12, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

SAINT-TROPEZ, France (AP) — Nathan Outteridge and Team Japan continued their mastery of light wind to win the France Sail Grand Prix on Sunday and vault into the lead in SailGP’s overall standings. Outteridge beat U.S. skipper Jimmy Spithill and Spain’s Phil...

Spithill's US crew wins 2 races, leads SailGP regatta

Sep. 11, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

SAINT-TROPEZ, France (AP) — Jimmy Spithill’s Team USA welcomed back wing trimmer Paul Campbell-James from a broken leg and won two of the three fleet races Saturday in SailGP's regatta on the French Riviera. While the American team positioned itself well to reach...

Slingsby's Aussies go for SailGP hat trick at Saint-Tropez

Sep. 10, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

Tom Slingsby’s Team Australia will go for a hat trick this weekend in the SailGP global league's regatta in Saint-Tropez, France. The Aussies had dominating wins in the last two regattas, in England in mid-July and Denmark three weeks ago, even though they weren’t at...