SailGP Season 3

Why Jimmy Spithill’s U.S. team failed to perform in front of home crowds?

Behind the mic: SailGP commentators dissect what went wrong for the U.S. team in Chicago 6/27/2022 – by Miranda Blazeby, Digital Editor – Poor on-boat communication and the absence of experienced flight controller Rome Kirby were key contributing factors to the disastrous performance of the U.S. team in Chicago, SailGP’s international commentators have said. Jimmy Spithill’s team failed to perform in front of home crowds on Lake Michigan and ended the weekend with a 8-9-7-7-3 racing record and in 8th place overall. The team struggled in gusty conditions, failing to execute clean starts and consistent manoeuvres. Commentators Stevie Morrison, Todd Harris, David ‘Freddie’ […]