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Return of the World Sailing Show >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The World Sailing Show, which had provided a monthly view of the racing world from February 2016 to April 2020, is relaunching on May 30, 2022. Supported by World Sailing, each 30-minute episode will feature news, profiles and highlights of the race. of the sailing world.

Produced by Sunset+Vine, the shows will air monthly on the World Sailing Show YouTube channel and stream through a network of international broadcasters across all continents.

The first episode of the revived series focuses on the Hempel World Cup series at the Trofeo Princesa Sofìa, the SailGP Grand Final of Season 2, with a Season 3 kickoff, the World Match Race Congress Cup Tour and a Para Sailing update on offer to bring the sport back to the Paralympic Games for LA28.

There’s also a report on the foiling revolution in the Olympic classes, news from the America’s Cup, an update on Emirates Team New Zealand’s wind land speed record attempt and sailing at off the Caribbean 600 and 1000 Miles of Sands.

Upcoming episodes will see high profile coverage of World Sailing special events – the sport’s signature events including America’s Cup, Ocean Race, SailGP, PWA World Windsurfing Tour, World Match Racing Tour, GKA Kite World Tour, Star Sailors League and Foiling Week – as well as global efforts to grow the sport around the world, making it more inclusive and sustainable.

“We are delighted to relaunch the incredibly popular and highly regarded World Sailing Show,” said David Graham, CEO of World Sailing. “It will be the definitive digital home for sailing, bringing the community together and providing a platform for event organizers, personalities and role models, while expanding the reach and access to our sport to viewers in the markets. global.

“We are very proud to partner with Sunset + Vine to produce the first slate of eight episodes and work together on future seasons. There are so many aspects of sailing worth highlighting and the World Sailing Show will give us new avenues to share the success of our parasailing initiatives, women’s sailing programs, community projects and sustainability campaigns to a wider audience.

The World Sailing Show had previously amassed a combined television audience of 27.6 million over a 12-episode season and total views of over 9 million on the official YouTube channel over four years.

The full archive of past episodes is available on the official World Sailing Show YouTube channel.

Episode schedule
Episode 1: Monday, May 30
Episode 2: Friday, June 17
Episode 3: Friday, July 22
Episode 4: Friday, August 19
Episode 5: Friday, September 16
Episode 6: Friday, October 21
Episode 7: Friday, November 18
Episode 8: Friday, December 16