Forward-thinking F50 catamaran racing competition SailGP are leading the way in how to tackle sustainability in global sport
SailGP has consistently pushed the boundaries of the possible since it was first launched by Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts back in 2018. And despite a COVID-enforced hiatus in 2020, the momentum built by sailing’s most ambitious series continues to build. The 2022/23 season has been as dramatic as ever, as has the progress made by the competition away from the shoreline.
Sustainability has become a central pillar of SailGP – setting a shining example, not just to the world of sailing, but to the sport’s industry at large. In the aftermath of COP27 and the ongoing battle to deliver a more sustainable future, SailGP has been a shining beacon of just what is possible.
Thomas Lyte has been involved in the SailGP since its conception, designing and making a trophy that is as breath-taking and forward-thinking as the action on the water.