Aussie team dominates on perfect opening day of the season in Bermuda

BERMUDA – April 24, 2021 – Tom Slingsby’s Australia SailGP Team started its defense of the SailGP Season 2 Championship in perfect fashion by ending the first day of the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess top of the leaderboard with a clean sweep of three wins from three. Having brought the racing forward by one day due to the light wind weather forecast, the decision paid off. The long-awaited start of SailGP Season 2 got underway in spectacular fashion – steady winds, blue skies, beautiful turquoise Bermuda water and eight of the sport’s top athletes raring to […]

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Railey & Buckingham Finish Top 10 at the 2021 ILCA European Continental Qualifier in Vilamoura, Portugal

Vilamoura, Portugal – 4/24/2021 – The 2021 ILCA European Continental Qualifiers ended on Saturday, April 24 following a week of varying breeze and swell in Vilamoura. USA Tokyo 2020 representatives Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) and Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) finished in the top 10 among fleets of 89 and 139, respectively. Railey ended her event in tenth and Buckingham finished off his week in a three-way tie for fifth but ultimately in seventh after tie-breaker procedures.  On the ILCA 6 podium for this event sits Anne-Marie Rindom from Denmark in first, Josefin Olsson from Sweden in second, and Manami Doi from Japan in third. In the ILCA 7 class, the current world champion Philipp Buhl from […]