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Rome Kirby interview – Part 2

Interview with American sailor Rome Kirby – skipper and CEO of the United States SailGP Team.

The concluding part of our exclusive interview with American sailor Rome Kirby as he takes on his first leadership role as skipper and CEO of the United States SailGP Team for next year’s inaugural season of the international circuit. READ PART 1 HERE YACHT RACING LIFE: Before you got a chance to

Rome Kirby interview – Part 1

SailGP Team skipper Rome Kirby interview – Part 1

American sailor Rome Kirby has is well known in the professional yacht racing world as an America’s Cup winner, a Volvo Ocean Race competitor and a regular on a number of top-flight grand prix raceboat campaigns. Now though he has been elevated into a leadership position as he takes on the

Running a sustainable sailing world championship

Running a sustainable world championship

When it comes to running a sustainable sailing world championship the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships in Texas established a number of significant new sustainability benchmarks for the sport as a whole. You might not expect oil-rich Texas to blaze a trail in marine conservation but that’s what happened when Corpus

52 Super Series 2018 season the toughest yet

The 2018 52 Super Series was the toughest yet

TP52 (and Maxi 72) class manager Rob Weiland takes a breathless look back over what has proved to be the hardest fought 52 Super Series ever.   And then, all of a sudden, the 2018 Super Series is done and dusted. The 2017 podium (Azzurra 1st, Platoon 2nd, Quantum 3rd) for 2018

Australian America’s Cup sailors at core of Japan SailGP Team

Australian America’s Cup sailors at core of Japan SailGP Team

Three Australian members of the Swedish former-America’s Cup syndicate Artemis Racing have been announced as the core crew for the Japan SailGP Team for the new circuit’s inaugural season next year. Artemis helmsman Nathan Outteridge, wing trimmer Iain Jensen and grinder Luke Parkinson will fill the key roles within the new

China SailGP Team launches 

China SailGP Team

SailGP today unveiled the fifth team in its new global racing league - the China SailGP Team - with a bold ambition to drive the growth of high-performance sailing in China. The China SailGP Team takes to the water in February 2019 equipped to challenge for the inaugural championship title. The

Meet the new Swan 36

Meet the new Swan 36

The ClubSwan 50 is already a great success: fast, even in performance and super-modern at the dock. Now there is the ClubSwan 36 – less a baby sister than a (very) cheeky agent provocateur – a remarkable successor to the iconic and beautiful Swan 36 that in 1967 started the

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