SailGP rounds up the biggest stories this week, from Canada’s Impact League triumph in Cádiz to Spain and Australia ramping up their data analysis.
Purpose and Impact Report: How SailGP is creating an inclusive sporting championship with gender equity at its heart
First up, we reflect on SailGP’s ambition to create an inclusive sporting championship with gender equity at its heart in the the league’s first Purpose and Impact Report. The report looks back on a number of strategic objectives introduced in Season 2 and looks ahead to aims outlined for Season 3 and beyond.
From protein supplements to shunned foods: Inside the diet of Swiss grinder Eliot Merceron
Next up, Swiss grinder Eliot Merceron reveals exactly what he eats to prepare him for a day racing on the water. Merceron talks about foods he avoids, his favored supplements and his favorite meal.
Canada moves up Impact League leaderboard after triumphing in Cádiz
In third is the news that Canada has knocked Great Britain out of the top three teams leading this season’s Impact League after topping the podium for the planet in Cádiz. The team was awarded 165 points, ahead of France with 157 and Spain, which picked up the most improved title for moving up 42 points to 155.
Spain and Australia ramp up F50 data analysis as teams look to gain racing edge
In fourth is the news that Spain has become the team most involved with SailGP’s internal data analytics team as they strive to make improvements on the racecourse. Elsewhere, Australia, which previously utilized data independently, has been reaching out to the data team more as it looks to reassert its dominance over the fleet.
Russell Coutts: ‘SailGP is gearing up to be a fully-integrated league as fast as possible’
Finally, SailGP boss Russell Coutts has said that the league is ‘gearing up’ to be a ‘fully integrated’ championship ‘as fast as possible’. Talking to ROCKWOOL’s Into the Depths, Coutts said a fully integrated league was the preferred option to creating a parallel women’s championship.