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Great Britain SailGP Team's nosedive

by Matt Cornwell / SailGP 22 Aug 2019 01:15 PDT
Great Britain SailGP Team nose dive during the first official race of Cowes SailGP causing extensive damage to their F50 © Chris Cameron for SailGP

With the help of on board footage, expert commentator Matt Cornwell explains exactly what happened in the moments leading up to the Brits' violent nosedive in race 1 at Cowes SailGP.

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