From New Zealand’s light wind victory in Chicago to Germany’s full crew line-up revealed, we round up our most read stories from June.
New Zealand masters light winds to beat arch rivals Australia and claim victory in Chicago
First up is our blow-by-blow account of New Zealand’s light wind victory in Chicago, with the Kiwis seizing the first event win of the new season.
Warner Bros. Discovery secures exclusive New Zealand partnership with SailGP to bring Kiwis live coverage of Season 4 Championship
In second was the news that SailGP has teamed up with Warner Bros. Discovery in an exclusive New Zealand partnership delivering full coverage of the Season 4 Championship ThreeNow.
SailGP to be broadcast free-to-air around the UK across ITV network
Another milestone broadcast announcement also caught the attention of fans with a free-to-air broadcast deal with ITV in the UK.
New Zealand’s Peter Burling reveals F50 tactic to win in light winds
Peter Burling’s debrief of the Chicago Final was next, with Burling revealing a key tactic that helped the team clinch their victory on Lake Michigan.
The Russell Report: Coutts previews Season 4’s action-packed calendar; analyses arrival of Germany
Ahead of Chicago, SailGP boss Russell Coutts revealed his behind-the-scenes insight of the league and the fleet, including Season 4’s action packed calendar and Germany’s debut.
Chicago update: Gusty winds force cancellation of practice racing
It was bad news for crews ahead of racing in Chicago after the event’s crucial practice session was cancelled due to high winds.
The Russell Report: Coutts talks Canada team ownership and Germany’s racing debut
SailGP boss Russell Coutts reveals changes to the Canada team’s ownership model and examines the underperformance of the United States in this pre-event Russell Report.
Revealed: Full Germany crew line-up announced
The full announcement of the German crew line-up captured the attention of SailGP fans, with the squad revealed just days ahead of hitting the water for the first time in Chicago.
“I could see how quickly the Kiwis were coming”: Slingsby debriefs Season 3 Grand Final; reveals ‘vultures’ aim to poach Aussie crew
Finally, Australia driver Tom Slingsby’s dissection of San Francisco’s Grand Final proved popular, with Slingsby examining how the Aussies managed to clinch the historic SailGP three-peat.