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Hometown Brits, Aussies look for SailGP rebound in Plymouth

Jul. 16, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

The SailGP global road show touches down in Old Blighty this weekend, giving Britain’s Paul Goodison the opportunity to race in front of home crowds for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics. The regatta on Plymouth Sound will also give Australia’s Tom...

Kiwi sailors Burling, Tuke care for oceans as wins pile up

Jul. 07, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

The world’s oceans have given New Zealanders Peter Burling and Blair Tuke the chance to accomplish so much at relatively young ages. Together the New Zealand sailors have won Olympic gold and silver medals; helped their country win and then defend sailing’s greatest...

Spithill's US team has strong start to SailGP regatta

Jun. 05, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

TARANTO, Italy (AP) — Jimmy Spithill skippered the United States team to victories in two of the three fleet races Saturday to take the lead in SailGP's second regatta of its second season. The strong performance came five weeks after Spithill’s SailGP debut was...

Ainslie, Waterhouse to miss SailGP regatta in Taranto, Italy

Jun. 04, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

The second regatta in SailGP’s second season will be notable for who’s missing as much as who will be sailing in Taranto, Italy. The biggest absence will be that of Sir Ben Ainslie, who helmed the British team to victory in the podium race in the opening regatta in...