The third stage of the SailGP was held in Plymouth (Great Britain)The international sailing circuit for F50-chip boats featuring several stars. After auditions in Bermuda and Taranto, the competition moved to the grounds of Albion, where there was no shortage of showcasing a weekend full of twists and turns.
Australia won by defeating France and the United States. The sumptuous led crew Tom Slingsby wins at the end of the hot race, as it had to reassemble after offset due to a maneuver error in the initial stages. The reigning champion replaced himself after losing the final race of the match against Ben Ainsley on the opening stage and struggled in the Boleyan waters. The transalpine association’s good honor place, while the Stars and Stripes team is only the third under the leadership of Jimmy Spiethl, captain of the Luna Rossa team during the last America’s Cup.
Francesco Bruni, who had joined Spithill in Auckland Bay, wears the colors of Team Japan in this adventure and won a test today, but it wasn’t enough to get to the final chapter. Australia and Great Britain occupy first place in the overall standings with 22 points (Ben Ainsley was absent this weekend), they had one ahead of France’s Billy Besson and three ahead of the US and Japan led by Nathan Outridge. New Zealand comes last with 17 points, but the phenomenon Peter Borling, captain of the New Zealand team in the last America’s Cup, was absent because he participated in the Tokyo Olympics 2021. Next appointment is August 20-21 in Aarhus (Denmark).
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