Ahead of the holiday season, we round up our most read long-reads from 2022, including our interview with Great Britain driver Ben Ainslie and the most read Russell Reports penned by SailGP boss Russell Coutts himself.
SailGP Spotlight: Great Britain’s Ben Ainslie talks racing tactics ahead of his first SailGP home event in Plymouth
First up is our interview with Great Britain driver Ben Ainslie, who spoke to SailGP.com ahead of his first SailGP home event in July. Ainslie talks racing tactics, Season 2 learnings and how he plans to put Great Britain on the top of the Season 3 podium.
The Russell Report: Outteridge’s instant uplift, light wind troubles and podium predictions revealed
Next is SailGP boss Russell Coutt’s preview of the ROCKWOOL Denmark Sail Grand Prix in August. Coutts gives his behind-the-scenes insight of practice racing, dissects the news of Nathan Outteridge driving the Swiss F50 and gives his podium predictions for the weekend.
SailGP Spotlight: Canada SailGP Team owner Fred Pye reveals his vision for the newcomer team
Next, Canada owner Fred Pye reveals his vision for the newcomer team led by Phil Robertson. Pye reveals his journey from first learning about SailGP to buying the Canada team, and the legacy he hopes to leave behind.
Introducing… Erika Reineke, the strategist stepping on board the U.S. F50 for the first time in Cádiz
We shine a spotlight on United States strategist Erika Reineke who, with just one day of practice under her belt, took to the racecourse for the first time in Cádiz. Reineke reveals her journey from first foiling two years ago to earning a coveted place on the United States SailGP Team.
The Russell Report: The advance of the Kiwis, Great Britain’s ‘bizarre’ unforced errors and Copenhagen’s four-race format examined
SailGP boss Russell Coutts reviews all the racing action of the ROCkWOOL Denmark Sail Grand Prix, including Great Britain’s ‘bizarre’ unforced errors in practice and the event’s bumper four fleet race schedule on Sunday.
SailGP publishes first annual Purpose & Impact Report
SailGP published its first ever Purpose & Impact Report in September, which reported key milestones, successes and challenges faced by the league in Season 2. Key focuses include the ground-breaking Impact League and the league’s pioneering Women’s Pathway.
Canada driver Phil Robertson talks new-team challenges and meeting untested weather conditions head-on
Ahead of the Dubai Sail Grand Prix, Canada driver Phil Robertson spoke about his experience of fast-tracking the development of new teams entering the league. Robertson talks new-team challenges and meeting untested weather conditions head-on.