The World Sailing Show – April 2020

Published on March 30th, 2020

From non-stop around the world racers, to Olympic campaigns; from seasoned professionals, to grass roots sailors, The World Sailing Show provides a monthly view of the racing world. Here’s the April 2020 show synopsis:


This month the World Sailing Show aims to bring some light relief from the terrible pandemic sweeping the globe. We have stunning images of Caribbean sailing, big boat action from the 52 Super Series in Cape Town, and we check in with the America’s Cup defenders Emirates Team New Zealand in Auckland.

The sport of sailing has seen its schedules decimated by the COVID-19 emergency. From Olympic classes to the America’s Cup, sailors and fleets have been forced ashore. We have a round-up.

• Racing abandoned – sailing navigates the Coronavirus
• America’s Cup – one year to go with defenders Emirates Team New Zealand
• 52 Super Series – full action from the opening regatta
• RORC Caribbean 600 – the winners

FEATURES
America’s Cup: One year to go – watch here
With one year to go to the 2021 America’s Cup in Auckland we go behind the scenes with the defenders Emirates Team New Zealand to find out how their preparations are going.

52 Super Series – watch here
The world’s leading grand prix mono-hull circuit has kicked off its season in Cape Town. 12 teams and their TP52 boats are challenging for the Super Series title. We bring you the breath-taking action from Cape Town.

RORC Caribbean 600 – watch here
We return to Antigua for the conclusion to the RORC Caribbean 600 race where light winds gave us a dramatic finish in which the lead changed hands seven times.

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