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Podcast Episode 5 – Ian Walker

Yacht Racing Podcast Episode 5 – Ian Walker

Justin Chisholm's guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is British Olympian and ocean race skipper, Ian Walker. Walker has had a broad and illustrious career in professional sailing having won two Olympic silver medals – one as crew and one as helmsman – and having skippered Abu

America’s Cup: Iain Percy tipped to lead Malta challenge

America’s Cup rumours: Iain Percy tipped to lead Malta challenge

Rumours abounding in the professional sailing world over the last several days suggest British yachtsman Iain Percy is the frontrunner to lead the newly announced Malta Altus Challenge syndicate in the 36th America’s Cup. Percy – an Olympic gold and silver medallist in the Star Class – was the skipper and

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

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

Weekend round up: Flight school

US America's Cup challenger American Magic get to grips with their test boat, while down in New Zealand United States SailGP Team's embedded media man Matt Knighton pulls off a daring "fly under" of the team's F50 catamaran.

There's little denying the huge impact that foiling boats have had and continues to have on our sport – as these two video stories from the last few days so perfectly illustrate. America's Cup: Meet The Mule Impressive footage from the waters of Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island as the US

French Olympic Nacra duo head France SailGP Team

French Olympic Nacra duo head France SailGP Team.

France’s Nacra 17 Olympic representatives and four-time world championship winners Billy Besson and Marie Riou have been announced as helmsman and flight controller of the France SailGP Team. Besson and Riou – four-time world champions in the foiling Nacra 17 class – will be joined by Matthieu Vandame as wing trimmer

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