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Photos: SailGP Teams Practicing On Weekend

Photos: SailGP Teams Practicing On Weekend

The SailGP teams were out practicing this weekend in advance of the event which will see teams from Denmark, Australia, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and United States take part in the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess on April 24-25, 2021. The organisers previously confirmed that “while the event is very much... Read more of this article

Sailing: SailGP Team Capsize During Training

Sailing: SailGP Team Capsize During Training

[Updated] A SailGP Team capsized during training today on Bermuda’s Great Sound. SailGP tweeted the photos below online, saying, “Making a splash on the Great Sound! Today @SailGPUSA’s F50 capsized during training with @SailGPAUS on board, luckily all team members are safe & accounted for. Just goes to show how important it is to... Read more of this article

Cedar + Sail Campaign On Maritime History

Cedar + Sail Campaign On Maritime History

The BTA, SailGP Community Steering Committee and ad agency AAC-PTIX have created “Cedar + Sail,” which is described as a “unique interactive campaign that drives awareness surrounding Bermuda’s maritime history using a modern day approach.” A SailGP spokesperson said, “The arrival of SailGP’s Season 2 opener in Bermuda... Read more of this article

SailGP Granted Exemption, Training To Resume

SailGP Granted Exemption, Training To Resume

SailGP applied for exemptions to continue their operations during the ‘Stay at Home’ order, and “today these exemptions have been granted,” the organisation said, adding that the “on-water safety trials and training, that are vital to ensure the safety of all competitors in the event next weekend, will resume this afternoon... Read more of this article

Students Take Part In SailGP Inspire Programme

Students Take Part In SailGP Inspire Programme

Thirteen young Bermudians representing five local schools participated in the virtual learning programme hosted by SailGP Inspire. A spokesperson said, “SailGP Inspire – the community, education and outreach initiative from SailGP, the cutting-edge sail racing league – in partnership with Bermuda-based charity, Endeavour, spent the past week... Read more of this article

Video: Looking At 60 MPH Catamaran Speed

Video: Looking At 60 MPH Catamaran Speed

SailGP has released the second episode of their “SailGP: Racing On The Edge” documentary series. The SailGP website said, “If you have ever travelled in a car, that most typical of daily tasks, the chances are you will know what moving at 60 miles per hour feels like. “But do you have any idea how it feels to be out on the waves on one of... Read more of this article

Sailing: Australia Unveils Team For SailGP

Sailing: Australia Unveils Team For SailGP

Defending SailGP Champion Tom Slingsby unveiled the team set to defend Australia’s championship title in SailGP Season 2, which commences in Bermuda this month. The SailGP website said, “Olympic gold medalist and defending SailGP Champion Tom Slingsby revealed his team line up set to defend Australia’s championship title in SailGP Season 2. “After... Read more of this article

US SailGP Team Announces Complete Line Up

US SailGP Team Announces Complete Line Up

The United States SailGP Team  unveiled its complete lineup for the second season of SailGP, which is set to open in Bermuda this month. The SailGP website said, “The United States SailGP Team revealed its complete SailGP Season 2 lineup today with the announcement of athletes Daniela Moroz, CJ Perez, and Paul Campbell-James to its roster in addition... Read more of this article

France SailGP Team Announces Its Line Up

France SailGP Team Announces Its Line Up

The France SailGP Team announced its line up that will compete in the second season of SailGP, which will take part in multiple nations, including one event in Bermuda this month. The SailGP website said, “With less than 20 days until the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess – that will herald the start of SailGP Season 2 on 24-25... Read more of this article

Video: Virtual eSailGP Championship To Be Held

Video: Virtual eSailGP Championship To Be Held

SailGP has launched the 2021 eSailGP Championship, with the winner of the virtual event to receive “an all-inclusive package to a SailGP event in 2022.”The SailGP website said. “Building on the success of the inaugural season, which saw more than 146,000 unique players take part across 55,783 individual races, fans will have a chance... Read more of this article

Video: SailGP Documentary Series “Sailing 2.0″

Video: SailGP Documentary Series “Sailing 2.0″

SailGP has released the first episode of their “SailGP: Racing On The Edge” documentary series, with this episode highlighting the “supercharged F50 Catamaran developed specifically for SailGP.” The SailGP website said, “SailGP CEO Sir Russell Coutts, in the first episode of the new docuseries SailGP: Racing on the Edge in... Read more of this article

Photos: SailGP Area Set Up In Dockyard

Photos: SailGP Area Set Up In Dockyard

With SailGP’s season two set to open in Bermuda later this month, the area in Dockyard has been set up to accommodate the event which will see teams from Denmark, Australia, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and United States take part. A spokesperson previously said, “Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess... Read more of this article

Video: Denmark’s SailGP Team Hits The Water

Video: Denmark’s SailGP Team Hits The Water

The first of the SailGP teams hit the water today [April 1] with the team from Denmark becoming the first of the eight nation fleet to start practicing in Bermuda’s waters for the event, which is set to be held later this month. Due to the pandemic, the teams are operating “in a closed bubble,” with athletes and staff wearing PPE,... Read more of this article