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Planet Sail - What Happened in Spain: SailGP Cadiz review

by Matt Sheahan 26 Sep 15:05 PDT
Video reports from the heart of the action at Spain Sail Grand Prix in Cadiz © PlanetSail

The tide has turned in SailGP as the leader board gets shaken. The previously dominant Aussies are finding it increasingly hard to hold onto the top spot as the fleet learns how to sail fast.

Matt Sheahan reports from the heart of the SailGP action in Cadiz where the weekend delivered what the top dogs were describing as some of the toughest conditions they've experienced so far.

Practice Day: Setting the scene for the midway stage of SailGP Season 3 and a look at how things shaped up in the practice racing on the day before the main event kicked off

Day 1 Review: On the face of it the forecast looked pretty tame, 10-14 knots of breeze and plenty of sunshine for the spectators. But when it came to the opening day at Cadiz, this was a day that challenged all the teams, irrespective of their experience and where a sea wall played a big part in the proceedings.

Day 2 Review (see below): The second day in Cadiz proved why many are starting to say that SailGP Season 3 is the toughest yet where the rate that the competition is increasing is matched by the speed that the overall leaderboard is changing as the racing gets closer, more intense and less predictable than ever before.

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