Australian Olympic Gold Medallist and defending SailGP champion, Tom Slingsby has revealed his team for SailGP Season 2, including two candidates from the Australia SailGP Team Female Development Programme.
Scheduled to be commence in Bermuda from 24–25 April, the second season of SailGP, which was first held in 2019, will see Slingsby and Team Australia attempt to defend their championship.
In addition to Slingsby returning as CEO and helmsman, Team Australia will see the return of Season 1 crew members Kyle Langford, as wing trimmer, Jason Waterhouse, as flight controller, Sam Newton, as grinder, and Kinley Fowler as both grinder and flight controller.
A new addition to the side, Nick Hutton has been chosen as a grinder, replacing Ky Hurst who has stepped down for family reasons.
Hutton, hailing from the United Kingdom, will be the only non-Australian member of the team.
Hutton previously competed for Team Great Britain in SailGP Season 1 and was a member of INEOS TEAM UK in this year’s Prada Cup.