Category Archives: SailGP global racing

Launching SailGP onto the world stage

By | February 12, 2019

With limited practice time, and no preseason, the first event of the inaugural SailGP season is going to unveil on the world stage the latest attempt to deliver a commercially viable sailing product for spectator consumption. Funded by billionaire Larry Ellison, and with the 5-stage circuit dangling a USD $1 million purse for the season… Read More »

SailGP global racing league unveiled

By | October 4, 2018

Yesterday, SailGP set out to redefine sailing with the launch of its new global racing league: five grand prix events featuring six national teams on identical wingsailed F50s – the world’s fastest, most technologically advanced catamarans. Spearheaded by Larry Ellison and Sir Russell Coutts, in season one, SailGP will bring intensely competitive, high-speed inshore racing… Read More »