SailGP: Changes for Japan and USA

When SailGP was established in 2018, the global sports league had a five year plan for all teams to be independently funded. The initial investment by billionaire Larry Ellison was to get the ball rolling, but the clock was started for teams to put up or be replaced.

Entering the third season in 2022, four of the ten teams are self-funded: Canada, Denmark, and Great Britain, and Switzerland. While the progress for the other six teams is not known, it appears the Japanese team is trailing the field.

Despite being runner-up in the first two season championships, Nathan Outteridge’s Japan SailGP Team has lost its ride as racing gets under May 14-15 in Bermuda…

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