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FINAL SERIES | 1/2 FINALS | GROUP 2

02 December 2023 | Spain

ESP

Spain

HUN

Hungary

NZL

New Zealand

FRA

France

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4
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HUN HUN
3
FINAL
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As the anticipation for the upcoming Olympics builds, the focus turns to the rich history of Sailing in the Olympic Games. For Star Sailor League, the Olympic Qualifiers and the...
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SPELLBINDING SSL GOLD CUP GRAND FINAL IN GRAN CANARIA

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RECAP FROM THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS IN GRAN CANARIA

RECAP FROM THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS IN GRAN CANARIA

Just when you think the SSL Gold Cup can’t get any more exciting, another round proves you wrong. The 1/4 Finals saw the introduction of the top 8 seeded teams,...
TOUGH & TEMPESTUOUS GOLDEN DAY IN THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS

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GRAN CANARIA SHINES ON SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS DAY 3

GRAN CANARIA SHINES ON SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS DAY 3

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PAINED EXPRESSIONS ON DAY 2 OF THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS IN GRAN CANARIA

PAINED EXPRESSIONS ON DAY 2 OF THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS IN GRAN CANARIA

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SSL GOLD CUP 1/4 FINALS OFFICIALLY OPENED

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PERFECTION & PAIN IN PHÉNOMÉNALE SSL GOLD CUP 1/8 FINALS

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SSL Team France celebrate (c) Gilles Morelle Just when we thought we’d seen it all in Gran Canaria, the SSL Gold Cup took it to a whole new level on...
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NERVES OF STEEL IN THE 1/8 FINALS SSL GOLD CUP AT GRAN CANARIA

NERVES OF STEEL IN THE 1/8 FINALS SSL GOLD CUP AT GRAN CANARIA

  1/8 Finals Fleet 1, Race 1 Start (c) Gilles Morelle Light wind sailing is tense at the best of times, but the high stakes of the SSL Gold Cup...
RECAP FROM THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/16 FINALS IN GRAN CANARIA

RECAP FROM THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/16 FINALS IN GRAN CANARIA

With ten teams qualifying from the 1/32 Finals and six new teams joining the competition, the 1/16 Finals were always going to be exciting and intense. Little did we know...
SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST IN THE GRAN CANARIA SSL GOLD CUP 1/16 FINALS

SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST IN THE GRAN CANARIA SSL GOLD CUP 1/16 FINALS

SSL Team Portugal (c) Gilles Morelle What a scintillating Sunday we had lined up to conclude the SSL Gold Cup 1/16 Finals. With double points on offer everything was to...
LOOKING AHEAD TO THE 1/16 FINALS OF THE SSL GOLD CUP IN GRAN CANARIA

LOOKING AHEAD TO THE 1/16 FINALS OF THE SSL GOLD CUP IN GRAN CANARIA

SO FAR, THE SSL GOLD CUP IN GRAN CANARIA HAS HIGHLIGHTED THE DYNAMIC NATURE OF ELITE RACING, WITH STRATEGIC DECISIONS, TEAMWORK, AND ADAPTABILITY ALL PLAYING A PIVOTAL ROLE IN SUCCESS....
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RECAP OF THE SSL GOLD CUP 1/32 FINALS IN GRAN CANARIA

As the 1/32nd Round of the SSL Gold Cup Finals series comes to an end, and we move on to the 1/16 Finals, we saw the top 8 teams out of...
A SWELL START TO THE SSL GOLD CUP FINAL SERIES IN GRAN CANARIA

A SWELL START TO THE SSL GOLD CUP FINAL SERIES IN GRAN CANARIA

  SSL Team South Africa (c) Martina Orsini Gran Canaria delivered on the first day of the SSL Gold Cup 1/32 Finals, with sparkling seas, a lovely swell left over...
SSL Gold Cup Final Series in Gran Canaria Officially Open!

SSL Gold Cup Final Series in Gran Canaria Officially Open!

On the eve of the SSL Gold Cup Final Series, the Inaugural World Cup of Sailing Nations, there was a buzz of excitement across the international teams in attendance for...
SSL GOLD CUP ON TELEVISIÓN CANARIA

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Ahead of the SSL Gold Cup Final Series Draw and Opening Ceremony in Gran Canaria on Thursday, the media attention for the event is growing continuously. Today Televisión Canaria were...
GRAN CANARIA IS READY TO HOST THE SSL GOLD CUP, THE FIRST SAILING WORLD CUP BY NATIONS

GRAN CANARIA IS READY TO HOST THE SSL GOLD CUP, THE FIRST SAILING WORLD CUP BY NATIONS

The competition was presented on Tuesday at a press conference held in the capital of the Canary Island. SSL Gold Cup Press Conference in Gran Canaria © Belfi Aguilar From...
THE EXCITING SSL GOLD CUP FINAL SERIES FORMAT!

THE EXCITING SSL GOLD CUP FINAL SERIES FORMAT!

The anticipation is building in Gran Canaria as the SSL Gold Cup Final Series approaches! The organisers are working non-stop to get everything in place to make this one of...
SSL47 YACHTS ON THEIR WAY TO GRAN CANARIA!

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Exciting scenes as the logistical operation ahead of the SSL Gold Cup, taking place between the 10th of November and the 3rd of December 2023, is on track with the...
SSL GOLD CUP IN THE NEWS!

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FINAL MEDAL RACES HELD AT PARIS 2024 OLYMPIC TEST EVENT

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SSL NATIONS RANKING: USA BACK UP TO 2ND

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The USA’s fall off the podium in the SSL Nations Ranking didn’t last long. Having dropped to 4th in June, they’re back up to 2nd in July, and have opened up a...
LACK OF WIND AT THE INTERNATIONAL MOTH WORLDS

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It wasn’t supposed to go like this. After being initially postponed in 2020 for obvious reasons, the 2023 Wetsuit Outlet and Zhik International Moth World Championship at the Weymouth and...
SSL NATIONS RANKING: THE NETHERLANDS AND FRANCE MOVE INTO THE TOP 3

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SSL RANKING TO INCLUDE IODA EVENTS IN GROUND-BREAKING COLLABORATION

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470 EUROPEAN TITLE GOES DOWN TO THE WIRE

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SSL Team Sweden’s Lovisa Karlsson, crewing for Anton Dahlberg, defended their 470 European Championship title in San Remo, Italy by a single point from Germany’s Simon Diesch and Anna Markfort. The final day Medal Race...
ALLEZ LES BLEUS!

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SSL RANKING – FRENCH YOUTH ON THE RISE!

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While there have been a few minor movements up and down on the SSL Global Skipper Ranking, the standout performances are from French Nacra 15 helms. The French have always...
SSL RANKING: TOP OF THE CLASS

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BERNAZ CROWNED FFV SAILOR OF THE YEAR 2022

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With the countdown to Christmas officially on, it’s time to find those extra-special gifts for your loved ones! As well as the Caps and Jerseys we’ve highlighted recently, the SSL Store has some great items on...
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Amongst the range of items SSL goodies you can purchase from sslgoldcup.shop are the range of SSL Caps. Availabe in white, red and black, each features a unique design, with the SSL...
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MARTINA ORSINI’S SSL PHOTO SHORTLISTED FOR TOP AWARD!

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NEW BEGINNINGS AT THE 470 WORLDS

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TOKYO 2020 REVOLUTIONS THE SSL GLOBAL RANKING

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 The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have just finished and the 4000 points at stake for the gold winners have been allocated causing an interesting set of athletes to appear...
SPAIN KNOCKS AUSTRALIA OFF THE TOP SPOT OF THE SSL NATIONS RANKING AFTER A YEAR DOMINANCE

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TOKYO 2020 NEWSFLASH – GREAT BRITAIN WINS GOLD IN 470 WOMEN, POLAND SILVER, FRANCE BRONZE

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