From Canada back on the start line to Australia’s chance to win on home waters, we round up five things to watch out for when racing resumes at 16:00 AEDT.

Will ROCKWOOL DEN secure their first ever event win?


After a disappointing event in Abu Dhabi, ROCKWOOL DEN is back on form with the return of Nicolai Sehested to the driving seat. After an impressive first day on the water, the Danish now sit at the top of the leaderboard heading into day two, tied on points with home favorites Australia. Can the Danes keep up their form to secure a place in the three-boat Final and finally win their first ever event?

Too little, too late for Canada?

Season 4 // Phil Robertson on day one of Sydney Canada tech troubles

Phil Robertson declared himself ‘furious’ after the opening day of Sydney, with the team unable to race due to technical difficulties. Despite efforts from the Tech Team to get Canada racing, the team finished day one with just one point. Heading into day two, it’s confirmed that Canada will be back on the starting line - but is it too little, too late?

Can Nathan Outteridge drive the Kiwis to victory on Sydney Harbour?

Season 4 // Nathan Outteridge in the Sydney Mixed Zone day 1

Aussie Nathan Outteridge is stepping in for Peter Burling this weekend, taking the wheel of the Kiwi F50. After a solid first day, the Kiwis are currently sitting 3rd on the leaderboard and in pole position to take a place in the three boat Final. Could Nathan Outteridge secure a victory for the Kiwis on his home waters?

Will the Aussies pick up their third win on Sydney Harbour?

Season 4 // Australia against backdrop of Genesis Island in Sydney

Season 4’s visit to Sydney marks SailGP’s 5th ever visit to the city, with Tom Slingsby’s Australia winning the first two events. Despite sitting at the top of the leaderboard, Australia remain on the hunt for its first Season 4 win and Slingsby himself has said Sydney is their best chance to win an event this season.

Sydney’s congested leaderboard

Season 4 // Fleet underway on day one of Sydney racing

Heading into day two, there are just six points separating ROCKWOOL DEN at the top of the leaderboard to Spain in 6th, leaving everything to play for. Which teams will nail the two remaining fleet races to secure a place in the hotly contested three-boat Final?

The KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney resumes on February 25, with racing from 16:00 AEDT.