Global Solo Challenge

Two more entries in the Global Solo Challenge confirm its growing popularity

United Kingdom – 4/8/2021 – By Marco Nannini – It’s been 15 weeks since the Global Solo Challenge 2023-24 was announced and the latest two entries bring the total to 15 confirmed entrants adding to the buzz around the event. The latest entries are both adrenaline-fuelled Class40 racing boats and will be among the last to start. The unique pursuit format of the GSC will see all boats of whatever size and type competing on the water on level terms. It will be fascinating for participants and spectators to see if the faster boats can make up enough ground on […]


Tom Slingsby reveals his Australian team line up and female athletes to join the crew in SailGP Season 2

Sydney, Australia – 4/8/2021 – 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 securing a history making win as the inaugural SailGP Champion, Slingsby, the Australian team helm and CEO, has selected several members of his winning squad to join him in Season 2, which commences in Bermuda on April 24-25. In addition to Slingsby the returning athletes from his winning squad include Kyle Langford, 31, of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales (wing trimmer); Jason Waterhouse, 29, of Sydney (flight controller) Sam Newton, 35, of Sydney […]

US Sailing

US Sailing Featured at First-Ever Junior Pan American Games in 2021

Bristol, Rhode Island – 4/7/2021 – The first-ever Junior Pan American Games is set to take place on September 9 – 19, 2021 in Cali, Colombia. This international multi-sport event is for athletes in the Americas aged 18 to 21. Athletes from 41 countries will participate in this first edition. The Sailing events will be held over three days on September 16-18, 2021.  Sailing is one of the 39 sports featured at the inaugural Junior Pan Am Games. The four Sailing events to take place at the 2021 Junior Pan Am Games are the following:   Women (2)  One-Person Dinghy:  International Laser Class Association – Radial (ILCA 6)  Windsurfing: iQFoil  Men (2)  […]


Cognizant to help reimagine SailGP fan experience, bringing fans closer to the action

London – April 6, 2021 – Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today a multi-year partnership to be the Official Digital Transformation Partner of the elite global racing championship SailGP. Cognizant will leverage its digital transformation and software engineering expertise to improve audience insights, enable data visualization and create an immersive fan experience for the 257 million SailGP viewers worldwide. Cognizant will also align with SailGP’s Race for the Future purpose-driven agenda, championing a better world powered by nature, with a focus on accelerating a transition to clean energy. SailGP involves high-performing sailors racing for national teams in identical, supercharged F50 catamarans. Race outcomes are determined by […]


Denmark SailGP team unveils star-studded mixed crew for SailGP Season 2

Denmark – 3/23/2021 – Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL has revealed the crew that will race in Season 2 of SailGP – including two Danish female athletes, who bring additional Olympic experience to the team. At a press conference this morning, Danish helm Nicolai Sehested revealed an all-star crew consisting of Olympic medallists, World Champions and round-the-world racers who will fly the Danish flag in the global racing league in 2021-22. Sehested confirmed that he will once again be joined by Rasmus Køstner, Martin Kirketerp, brothers Hans-Christian Rosendahl and Lars-Peter Rosendahl, and Tom Johnson in Season 2. Hailing from […]


Denmark SailGP Team first to hit the water in Bermuda ahead of SailGP Season 2

Bermuda – 4/1/2021 – SailGP is officially back on the water with the first of its supercharged foiling catamarans launched ahead of the Season 2 opener – the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess – later this month. Over one year since the high-speed F50 catamarans – some of the world’s most high-tech race boats – were last seen in action, SailGP returns for Season 2 with additional teams, an expanded season and a purpose-led agenda at its heart – racing for a better future, championing a world powered by nature. The Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL […]