Fueled by Athletes. Powered by Nature.
China SailGP Team launches with competitive team, strategic vision for future growth
SailGP has unveiled the fifth team in its new global racing league – the China SailGP Team – with a bold ambition to drive the growth of high-performance sailing in China. The China SailGP Team takes to the water in February 2019 equipped to challenge for the inaugural championship title.
Marie Riou voted best sailor in the world
SailGP’s first female sailor, Marie Riou, 37, was voted the top sailor in the world today at the 2018 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards. Riou is part of the France SailGP Team, as announced last week in Marseille.
4x world champions Billy Besson, Marie Riou to lead France SailGP Team
Four-time world champion and 2016 Olympian Billy Besson was today announced as the helmsman for the France SailGP Team. Part of a new global racing league setting sail in February 2019, the French team also features Marie Riou, SailGP’s first female onboard crew member.
8x world champion and Olympic gold medalist Tom Slingsby to lead Australia SailGP Team
Tom Slingsby – Olympic gold medalist, America’s Cup winner, eight-time world champion and member of the Order of Australia – was today tabbed to lead the Australia SailGP Team in the global racing league’s inaugural season.
Things move fast in the world of SailGP! Stay up to speed with the latest and greatest news, race results, tickets and more by signing up below.
Great Britain SailGP Team
World champion and Olympian Dylan Fletcher leads this national team of top British sailors into battle.
United States SailGP Team
Rome Kirby is the skipper of this all-American team that sees a coming together of top young talent.