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SailGP Makes First Canadian Stop, Great Britain Takes Top Spot

Sail Grand Prix (SailGP) closed out its first Canadian event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with the Emirates Great Britain team coming out on top. The race, which ran from June 1–2, started off strong, with spectators jam-packed into both sides of the Halifax Harbour as strong winds ensured fans an exciting day of racing while providing a challenging course to the competitors. The first race in Halifax went well for the Spanish team, headed by Diego Botin, with the team coming in first as ...

Jareese Finch Talks Bringing SailGP Home

Jareese Finch, a member of Canada’s Sail Grand Prix (SailGP) team, has gone from sailing as a young boy in Antigua to representing Canada on the world stage. Finch is a grinder for SailGP Canada. His role is among the most physical in the sport, tasked with manning the front of the event’s F50 foiling catamaran to trim the wing sail and the jib of this blisteringly fast sail craft, which can reach top speeds of nearly 100 kilometres per hour. Such a demanding job requires the hand of ...