Video Highlights: SailGP 2019 – Season 1
Published on September 27th, 2019
Established in 2018 and headquartered in London and San Francisco, SailGP in 2019 was set in motion to be an annual, global sports league featuring fan-centric, inshore racing in some of the iconic harbors around the globe and culminating with a $1 million winner-takes-all match race.
For the inaugural season in 2019, rival national teams from Australia, China, France, Great Britain, Japan, and the United States battled it out in identical wing-powered, foiling F50 catamarans through five international venues.
SailGP Season 1 Overall Leaderboard
1. Australia, Tom Slingsby, 229
2. Japan, Nathan Outteridge, 223
3. China, Phil Robertson, 171
4. Great Britain, Dylan Fletcher, 169
5. France, Billy Besson, 164
6. United States, Rome Kirby, 163
Note: Total points based on SailGP scoring.
Sydney, Australia (February 15-16)
San Francisco, USA (May 4-5)
New York, USA (June 21-22)
Cowes, UK (August 10-11)
Marseille, France (September 20-22)
Source: SailGP, Scuttlebutt