January 28, 2023

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Peter Burling’s New Zealand team won in Singapore. Spithill 7th, Slingsby 3rd – OA Sport

Eighth stage The SailGP Championship 2022-2023 is the third edition of the international sailing circuit created by the legendary Russell Coutts. After two tests yesterday, Today Foiling F50 catamarans battled the last two fleet races Then in the final third, All in unfavorable weather.

Finished the four fleet races with the second best score (29 points) after yesterday’s penalty of four points (due to contact with Team USA in the practice race). Helmsman Peter Burling’s New Zealand won The final three This made it the third win in this edition of SailGP. Second place for Denmark by Nicolai Sehstedt, He finished in third place Tom Slingsby’s Australia.

Rounding out the top 5 were Sebastian Schneiter’s Switzerland, fourth, and Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain, fifth. Phil Robertson’s sixth for Canada, Jimmy Spithill’s seventh for the United States, Quentin Delabier’s eighth for France and Jordi Samer’s ninth for Spain.

Sailing, SailGP Singapore 2023: Australia ahead after day one, New Zealand penalized

Following these results, New Zealand have moved up to 59 points in the points table and are now 9 points behind Leaders Australia (68) Great Britain third with 54, France fourth with 53, Denmark fifth with 51, Canada sixth with 45, USA seventh with 43, Spain eighth with 24 and Switzerland ninth with 23 and last with 23. SailGP 2022- 2023 February 18-19 Will be in Australia for the weekend.

Photo: LaPresse

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