The World Sailing Show

Published on December 2nd, 2022

The World Sailing Show delivers 30-minute episodes which feature news, profiles, and racing highlights from across the world of sailing. The November 2022 episode goes behind the scenes to look at the first weeks of testing ahead of the 2024 America’s Cup in Barcelona.

• Testing ahead of the 37th America’s Cup in Barcelona
• A look at this year’s Rolex Middle Sea Race
• High flying kites in Taiba, Brazil
• Round up of the Route du Rhum, 52 Super Series and events across the globe

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli’s LEQ12 test boat is currently in Cagliari as they get used to the systems and controls while familiarizing themselves with tactical moves to prepare for the main event.

There is also a special look at this year’s Rolex Middle Sea Race and a rundown of recent events including the 470 Worlds, 52 Super Series, Route du Rhum, Women’s Match Racing Tour, and Yacht Racing Forum in Malta.

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There is also an in-depth look at the GKA Kite World Tour in Taiba, Brazil, where 2022 Freestyle World Champions were crowned and Frenchman Charles Brodel made history by landing the first contra loop front roll board off and back roll kite loop board-offs on a hydrofoil in a competition.

Elsewhere in the show, the only team so far to lift the SailGP trophy is profiled, newly-crowned World Sailing Team of the Year Team Australia SailGP skippered by two-time Rolex World Sailor of the Year Tom Slingsby.

Episode uploaded December 2, 2022.

For the full archive of past episodes, click here.

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