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Photos: First Day Of Racing In SailGP Event

Photos: First Day Of Racing In SailGP Event

[Updated with video + more photos] The SailGP event kicked off today [April 23] — a day early due to low wind forecasts for Saturday — with the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess. The line up includes Season 1 champions Tom Slingsby at the helm of the Australia SailGP Team, Great Britain’s most successful Olympic... Read more of this article

AccuWeather & SailGP Announce Partnership

AccuWeather & SailGP Announce Partnership

AccuWeather today [April 22] announced its official partnership with SailGP, with AccuWeather becoming the official weather provider of SailGP. A spokesperson said, “AccuWeather, the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings, today announced its official partnership with the global sail racing league, SailGP. As a partner, AccuWeather... Read more of this article

SailGP Will Now Race On Friday, Not Saturday

SailGP Will Now Race On Friday, Not Saturday

The SailGP was scheduled to start on Saturday [April 24] however due to the predictions for “extremely light winds,” the first day of racing will be on Friday [April 23] and due to global broadcast agreements, it will be pre-recorded and broadcast on Saturday. A spokesperson said, “Approaching the opening weekend of SailGP Season... Read more of this article

Photos: SailGP Teams Continue To Practice

Photos: SailGP Teams Continue To Practice

International sailors getting set to compete in the SailGP competition on April 24 and April 25 recently took to the water in order to practice their skills. The event will see teams from Denmark, Australia, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and United States take part, with the event presented by the Hamilton Princess. The competition... Read more of this article

PwC Named Official SailGP Supplier

PwC Named Official SailGP Supplier

SailGP has announced PwC Bermuda as its official Consulting Services Supplier. A spokesperson said, “PwC Bermuda’s leading environmental, social and governance [ESG] practice, will produce Sustainability and Economic Impact reports supporting sailing’s first climate-positive sports and entertainment property during its highly anticipated opening... Read more of this article

SailGP Event To Be Broadcast In 175 Territories

SailGP Event To Be Broadcast In 175 Territories

SailGP announced that the event — which kicks off in Bermuda this weekend — will have “comprehensive broadcast coverage, with viewers in 175 territories globally able to watch the sports pinnacle league.” The SailGP website said, “With the highly anticipated SailGP Season opener less than a week away, the global championship... Read more of this article

SailGP Fan Shop Opens On Front Street

SailGP Fan Shop Opens On Front Street

SailGP today announced the opening of its Fan Shop on Front Street, featuring three of Bermuda’s many talented artists and designer brands – Alshante Foggo, Factor Bermuda, and TABS – as part of its selection of local brands and accessories. A spokesperson said, “The exciting news comes on the heels of the island emerging from a... Read more of this article

Japan SailGP Team Announces New Signings

Japan SailGP Team Announces New Signings

The Japan SailGP Team has announced their team for SailGP Season 2, which is set to kick off in Bermuda this weekend. The SailGP website said, “The Japan SailGP Team has supercharged its team for SailGP Season 2, announcing the headline signings of Italian sailor and eight-time world champion Francesco Bruni and Great Britain’s Chris Draper,... Read more of this article

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