Held today in Christchurch First day of the tenth and final stage The SailGP Championship 2022-2023 is the third edition of the international sailing circuit created by the legendary Russell Coutts. In New Zealand waters foiling F50 catamarans battled it out in the first three regattas and the show certainly didn’t slow down.
The best boat of the day was home to: New Zealand team, like this one Helmsman Peter Burling, He finished three races with a regatta win and two second places, therefore earning 28 points. Second place went to Canada led by Bill Robertson (A total of 24 points thanks to third, sixth and first places), he finished the first day in third place. Great Britain with helmsman Ben Ainslie (23)
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Quentin Delabier’s France complete the top 5 with 21 points, fourth with 21 points and Tom Slingby’s Australia fifth with 18 points. The United States was sixth with Jimmy Spittle with 16 points, Sebastian Schneiter’s Switzerland seventh with 14, Denmark’s Nicolai and Diego Bottin in the last 10 and 10 rows with 8. Tomorrow’s program includes two more fleet races before the final round.
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