- Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team started with a victory in the day’s opener, setting themselves up for qualification into the podium final
- Sir Ben Ainslie’s crew missed out on Event Final after Chief Umpire; Craig Mitchell imposed a DSQ on GBR for his judgement of barging USA on the startline
- Final Race between Australia, Canada and New Zealand one of closest ever seen in SailGP
Sir Ben Ainslie said his Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team had a “tough end” to the Emirates Dubai SailGP Presented by P&O Marinas after being disqualified from the last fleet race of the event. After ending Day 1 and starting Day 2 with race wins, Emirates GBR was looking likely to take a spot in the three-boat Event Final, but a protest from United States at the start of the second race of Day 2 made that impossible. The US Team protested that Emirates GBR had not given them enough room at the line, with Race Management agreeing and disqualifying Ainslie’s crew.
Read the full article on Emirates GBR’s website HERE.