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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...

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...

Ainslie's back for Brits in SailGP; US crewmember injured

Aug. 19, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

After watching the last two regattas from another continent, Sir Ben Ainslie will be back at the wheel of the British boat for SailGP’s regatta Friday and Saturday in Aarhus, Denmark. While SailGP raced in Italy and England earlier this summer, Ainslie was in California...