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Chicago Added to SailGP’s Expanded Season 3 Schedule

SailGP’s 2022–2023 schedule will include a weekend in Chicago at the Navy Pier for the United States Sail Grand Prix for the first time as the initial 10 events have been announced. The first eight events of the 10-race schedule were unveiled this week with organizers saying more events will be added. Seven events will […]

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Ben Johnson to Oversee SailGP North America Expansion

SailGP has hired Ben Johnson as senior vice president of strategy and commercial development with a goal of increasing the sailing series’ presence in North America to support the league’s global expansion. In the role, Johnson will lead Sail GP’s North American expansion across broadcast and digital rights, commercial partners, agency relationships, and venues and […]

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SailGP Seeking Cities with Environmental Focus

The SailGP racing series has launched a bid process for its third season that will require potential hosts to agree to environmental principles that coincide with the goals of the series. To be considered as a host, potential hosts will have to sign the league’s Climate Action Charter and commit to two environmental impact projects: […]

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SailGP Expands to Eight Events for 2021 Season

SailGP has announced a race schedule with eight events across three continents for its second season, featuring eight national teams. The season’s final event will be staged in San Francisco in March 2022, the only U.S. stop on the circuit. The league’s inaugural season in 2019 featured five events, including stages in San Francisco and […]

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SailGP Signs Sustainable Rope Manufacturer

SailGP has partnered with Marlow Ropes, a high-performance rope manufacturer, to include the company’s sustainable technology onboard the series’ race boats through 2022. Over the past two years, Marlow has improved its manufacturing process, focusing on sourcing sustainable and bio-based materials, reducing waste and lowering its carbon footprint. Under terms of the deal with the […]

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SailGP Sells Minority Stake to Endeavor

With a few weeks before its second season of competition kicks off, SailGP has sold a minority stake in its league to Endeavor, the global entertainment, sports and content company, that values the league at $200 million. SailGP will get access to the Endeavor network of content production, media rights distribution, creative services, licensing, sponsorships […]

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SailGP Returns to New York, San Francisco in 2020

SailGP, the worldwide series that brought in thousands of fans and millions of dollars to five worldwide stops in 2019, will return to San Francisco and New York during its second season of competition. The U.S. leg of the series debuts May 2–3 on San Francisco Bay, before the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline test […]

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