SailGP Sydney Grand Prix tickets now on sale
With less than three months until the first race, and with the iconic backdrop of Sydney Harbour, it will be a thrilling sight to watch the supercharged F50 catamarans charging down the harbour as the teams battle it out on the water for their countries.
Australia SailGP Team boat unveiled as it hits the water for testing
Australia’s SailGP Team boat has been revealed for the first time as the crew, led by skipper and Olympic gold medallist Tom Slingsby, tests the revolutionary new F50 off the coast of New Zealand’s Northland region.
Japan SailGP Team ready to supercharge Japanese sailing with SailGP season one title challenge
Introducing the sixth and final team for season one of SailGP, the Japan SailGP Team – a world-class crew combining three of Japan’s most talented sailors with three international foiling catamaran veterans. The Japan SailGP Team’s blend of youth and experience will allow the crew to challenge in season one, and set the standard for the next generation of aspiring Japanese sailors.
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.
Marie Riou élue meilleure navigatrice du monde
La navigatrice Marie Riou, 37 ans, seule femme engagée dans l'équipe française de la ligue SailGP lancée par Larry Ellison et Russel Coutts et annoncée la semaine dernière à Marseille, a été élue meilleur marin du monde, lors des Rolex World Sailor of the Year 2018.
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.
Billy Besson et Marie Riou, quadruples champions du monde, à la tête de l’Équipe Française du SailGP dans la nouvelle ligue mondiale de voile
Billy Besson, quadruple champion du monde et représentant de la France aux JO en 2016, sera le barreur de l'Équipe Française de la ligue SailGP, qui débutera en février 2019 à Sydney.
SailGP sea trials set for New Zealand’s Northland Region
SailGP’s new-class wingsailed F50 catamarans will be launched in a testing capacity in mid-October in the Northland Region of New Zealand. The subtropical region on New Zealand’s North Island was selected as the central technical and development hub for the production and delivery of some of the most advanced boats in the world.
SailGP partners with Whisper Films for immersive global broadcast
SailGP today announced Whisper Films as the new global league’s broadcast and production partner, on a three-year deal that will bring the thrill of high-performance sailboat racing to more fans than ever before via patented, leading-edge immersive media technologies.
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.
SailGP unveils U.S. team, and details of two U.S. races.
One week after the league’s historic global launch, SailGP today announced the members of the United States SailGP Team, and revealed details of its two premier U.S. events, set to take place in San Francisco (May) and New York (June) of next year.
Great Britain SailGP team reveal line up and Cowes event in August 2019
SailGP set to redefine sailing with thrilling new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit; Great Britain SailGP team includes Olympic medalists and sailing world champions. The spectacular SailGP event in Cowes is to take place on 10 & 11 August 2019.
SailGP projects its vision, during a launch event on the banks of the River Thames
Sailing fans saw a glimpse of the future this evening as SailGP laid out its vision for redefining the sport during a launch event at on the banks of the River Thames, opposite London’s Tower Bridge.
Why the F50 is the perfect boat for SailGP
SailGP’s new F50 wingsailed catamaran will be an incredible high performance racing machine. The F50 is predicted to break the 50 knot barrier as the most challenging, high-tech one-design racing boat ever produced.
Le nouveau circuit mondial SailGP dévoilé aujourd’hui à Londres
SailGP bouscule les codes de la voile de très haut niveau avec le lancement d’une nouvelle ligue sportive internationale et d’un nouveau circuit : 5 Grands Prix réunissant 6 équipes nationales sur des catamarans F50 monotypes à aile rigide, catamarans les plus rapides du monde et à la technologie la plus avancée.
SailGP global racing league unveiled at spectacular London launch
SailGP set to redefine sailing with thrilling new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit; international league to feature six national teams, visiting five iconic, inshore venues starting with Sydney in February 2019. Teams will race identical wingsailed F50s – supercharged catamarans capable of breaking the 50-knot barrier; the season culminates with $1 million match-race final for the top two teams.
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