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SailGP: Canada Strong Second in NYC

Jun 25, 2024

Canada SailGP Team helmed by Phil Robertson lead New Zealand SailGP Team as they pass the Statue of Liberty on Race Day 2.
Photos Bob Martin for SailGP

Phil Robertson and the Canada SailGP Team have bounced back from disappointment in Halifax this weekend at the Mubadala New York Grand Prix finishing top of the leaderboard in the fleet races. In the finale, the Canadians couldn’t hold off the NZ Team finishing second overall and moving two places up the season four leaderboard.  

Passing One World Trade Centre and the New York City skyline

Leading the fleet after day one, the team took a first and fourth in today’s fleet races to progress to the final. The heat was on as the Canadians lined up against Emirates GBR and the New Zealand SailGP Team, ahead of the predicted thunderstorms. Despite a strong start and consistent sailing, the Kiwis broke away and managed to take the win, while the Canadian finished second.

From here the fleet travels to San Francisco for the grand finale of season four in three weeks’ time. 

SailGP – Season 4 Championship update after Mubadala New York Grand Prix

1 New Zealand 93 points
2 Australia 78 points
3 Spain 76 points
4 France 71 points
5 Canada 67 points
6 Rockwool Denmark 67 points
7 Emirates Great Britain 66 points
8 United States 51 points
9 Germany 35 points
10 Switzerland 33 points

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