Japan Crowned Italy Sail Grand Prix Champion After Thrilling Day of Racing in Front of Sold-Out Crowds in Taranto as Spain Moves Top of Season Championship

SailGP fans were out in force in Taranto to watch Japan win the Italy Sail Grand Prix and be crowned the second event champion of Season 2.

With on-shore tickets sold out and nearly 1,000 boats on the water watching the Race Day 2 action, Season 1 runner up Japan beat Spain and the United States – the latter of whom broke down in dreadfully unfortunate circumstances – in the winner-takes-all podium Final to claim ItalySGP victory and add ten points to its total in the Season Championship.

The Japanese now sit third in the overall leaderboard with . . .

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