New Look U.S. SailGP Team Makes Impact At Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix

USA SailGP Team helmed by Taylor Canfield sail past the Team Coach Boxes and Race Management … [+] The lead in the winner-takes-all final race during the Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix presented by P&O changed constantly. And it looked like Phil Robertson’s Canada SailGP Team was going to claim a hard-fought win when they crossed the finish line in front of the sold-out crowd in Dubai. But a late penalty against the Canadians cost them the race, and Peter Burling’s New Zealand SailGP Team ended up scoring a stunning come-from-behind victory. Guests in the Adrenaline Lounge cheer on New Zealand SailGP Team helmed by Peter Burling as they … [+] The dramatic ending in Dubai last month was great for the fans (both in the grandstands close to the course and watching at home)—but not the ending that Ben Ainslie’s Emirates GBR team (the adopted home team of Dubai) had hoped for thanks to an aggressive move by the revamped U.S. SailGP Team driver Taylor Canfield. The USA SailGP Team have a team photo inside the USA SailGP Team hangar ahead of the Emirates Sail … [+] Now, Canfield is no mere rookie. In fact he’s a seven-time world champion. But the Emirates Dubai Grand Prix was the team’s first event since the new ownership group took over the team. And even for the best sailors in the world, the learning curve can be pretty steep on the powerful hydrofoiling catamarans the teams compete on. “I’m proud of our entire team,” Canfield said. “We’ve come a long way in a very short period of time. We have more work to do, but this weekend showed we have the ability to compete at the top of the fleet.” MORE FOR YOU How Samsung’s Galaxy S24 Ultra Will Change Smartphones […]

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