Taking the wheel: the role of a helmsman

20 MAY 2019Videos
  • Australia
  • United States
  • Japan
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • China

Big wipe-outs, high-flying action and close calls - not just any athlete can handle the helm of an F50. It takes expert decision making, excellent tactical knowledge, and serious grit and determination to get one of these foiling catamarans around the race course. The helmsmen of SailGP’s six national teams lay out what it takes.