The countdown to this weekend’s ROCKWOOL Italy Sail Grand Prix in Taranto has begun, with teams’ crew lists revealed ahead of racing.

Due to sustaining serious damage to its wing that cannot be repaired in time, the New Zealand team will not be able to compete in Taranto. But preparations are well underway for the other 9 teams, who will go to battle across five fleet races and a three-boat Final on September 23-24.

Here’s who will be racing this weekend:

Australia SailGP Team

Driver: Tom Slingsby
Wing Trimmer: Kyle Langford
Flight Controller: Jason Waterhouse
Grinder: Kinley Fowler
Grinder: Sam Newton
Reserve: Ed Powys
Strategist: Tash Bryant
Coach: Ben Durham

Season 4 // Los Angeles Sail Grand Prix // Australia on day one

Canada SailGP Team

Driver: Phil Robertson
Wing Trimmer: Chris Draper
Flight Controller: Billy Gooderham
Grinder: Tom Ramshaw
Grinder: Jake Lilley
Grinder: Tim Hornsby
Strategist: Annie Haeger
Coach: Joe Glanfield

Season 4 // Close up of foiling Canada F50 in Los Angeles


Driver: Nicolai Sehested
Wing Trimmer: Tom Johnson
Flight Controller: Rasmus Køstner
Grinder: Julius Hallström
Grinder: Hans-Christian Rosendahl
Grinder: Martin Kirketerp
Reserve Sailor: Richard Mason
Strategist: Katja Salskov-Iversen
Coach: Chris Nicholson

Season 4 // ROCKWOOL Denmark on day 2 of Saint Tropez racing

France SailGP Team

Driver: Quentin Delapierre
Wing Trimmer: Kevin Peponnet
Flight Controller: Jason Saunders
Grinder: Matthieu Vandame
Grinder: Timothe Lapauw
Grinder: Olivier Herledant
Strategist: Amélie Riou
Coach: Thierry Douillard

Season 4 // France underway on day 2 of Saint Tropez

Germany SailGP Team

Driver: Erik Heil
Wing Trimmer: Stuart Bithell
Flight Controller: James Wierzbowski
Grinder: Dan Morris
Grinder: Jonathan Knottnerus-Meyer
Grinder: Joseph Sullivan
Strategist: Kahena Kunze
Coach: Lennart Breisenick

Season 4 // Germany F50 underway during training for the France Sail Grand Prix

Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team

Driver: Ben Ainslie
Wing Trimmer: Iain Jensen
Flight Controller: Luke Parkinson
Grinder: Nick Hutton
Grinder: Neil Hunter
Reserve Sailor: Matthew Gotrel
Strategist: Hannah Mills
Reserve Strategist: Hannah Diamond
Reserve Driver: Giles Scott
Coach: Rob Wilson

Season 4 // Emirates Great Britain foiling in Saint-Tropez

New Zealand SailGP Team - unable to compete

Season 4 // New Zealand F50 after wing damage in Saint Tropez

Spain SailGP Team

Driver: Diego Botin
Wing Trimmer: Florian Trittel
Flight Controller: Joel Rodriguez
Grinder / Tactician: Joan Cardona
Grinder: Finn Henry
Grinder: Stewart Dodson
Strategist: Nicole van der Velden
Coach: Hamish Wilcox

Season 4 // Spain underway on day 2 of Saint-Tropez

Switzerland SailGP Team

Driver: Sébastien Schneiter
Wing Trimmer: Will Ryan
Flight Controller: Francois Morvan
Grinder: Jérémy Bachelin
Grinder: Julien Rolaz
Grinder: Elliot Merceron
Strategist: Laurane Mettraux
Sailing advisor/ strategist: Nathan Outteridge
Coach: Jacopo Plazzi

Season 4 // Germany and Switzerland F50s during training in Saint-Tropez

United States SailGP Team

Driver: Jimmy Spithill
Wing Trimmer: Paul Campbell-James
Flight Controller: Hans Henken
Grinder: Peter Kinney
Grinder: Alex Sinclair
Grinder: Mac Agnese
Strategist: Erika Reineke
Coach: Philippe Presti

Season 4 // United States racing on day one of Saint Tropez