With the opening of the SailGP season in less than a week, the World Championships announced extensive radio coverage, as viewers in 175 regions of the world were able to witness the event that promises high speed, high tech and high drama in the second season.
The event broadcast will offer the most immersive, multi-platform experience sport has ever seen in international broadcasting, with new innovative data-driven improvements to dramatically expand content. New features include improved LiveLine-Fx 3D border, improved graphics, entry-level captioning, improved audio, and integrated camera feed.
Real-time data analysis and team comparisons will be provided through Oracle-based SailGP Insights. The broadcast will be coordinated by SailGP’s Remote Production Center in Ealing, London, providing a remote production solution that reduces SailGP’s carbon footprint, making a significant contribution to SailGP as the first carbon-positive sports and entertainment site to support the World League. #Race_the future The goal is to accelerate the transition to clean energy.
This season, fans will see some of the best seafarers in the world, including Sir Ben Ainsley (UK), Tom Slingsby (Australia), Jimmy Spethyl (USA), Peter Burling, Blair Talk (New Zealand) and Nathan Utridge (Japan) . They’ll fight on equal boats for bragging rights and the sport’s biggest cash prize of $ 1 million. All enthusiasm and enthusiasm will be revived with a new batch of performances. Ali Vance, a former multi-purpose sports five-a-side broadcaster, joins a reporter on water in Season 2. In the comment booth, prominent American sports broadcaster Todd Harris with world champion Steve Morrison, with insights and data analysis provided by America’s Cup sailor David Freddy Carr.
In addition to broadcasting, there’s an award-winning SailGP app with live feeds, fully customizable camera angles, the ability to shift focus to the teams fans want, and all the data they need at their fingertips. Fans can stop spoilers when SailGP is heading to different time zones.
In an effort to deliver excitement for the second season to a growing global audience, SailGP has announced broadcast partners in key regions, including:
- CBS and CBS Sports (USA and Canada): They extended their contract after the opening of the first season and will cover live broadcasts in the USA and Canada on CBS Sports with highlights on CBS so that fans can follow Jimmy Spithill at the helm of the new group – a meeting with the US national team for the first time Once
- SKY Sports (UK and Ireland): SKY Sports will continue to be the home of SailGP in the UK and Ireland and will broadcast coverage of live events, as well as regular programs, for the next two seasons.
- FOX Sports and Kayo App (Australia): Home of the current champions, the broadcaster will continue to show live coverage in Australia. The new season 2, Kayo OTT Live Streaming Service, and the app, which has more than a million subscribers, will show all races live throughout the season on the new free service, “Kayo Freebies”.
- Sky Sport (NZ): For New Zealand fans, the race is even more exciting with the addition of two-time Copa América champion Peter Burling and Blair Tuck to the league as co-CEO and stars for the newly formed New Zealand team. Alarms will be set early to watch the race live in Sky Sport, but with multiple replays throughout the day, Kiwi fans will never miss a second of the event.
- TV2 (Denmark): With the Danish ROCKWOL Team SailGP featuring famed ocean rider Nicolai Sehested and former world sailor Anne-Marie Rindom for season two, as well as an at-home event in Aarhus from August 20-21, TV2 Sport will be broadcasting live coverage and highlights Events for the next two seasons
- Canal + Sport (France and other French-speaking territories) will continue to feature live and delayed coverage for fans to follow Les Bleus, led by multi-world champion Billy Besson.
- Sky Italia (Italy): With the first Sail Italy Grand Prix in Taranto from June 5 to 6, and the addition of legendary Italian sailor Francesco Bruni to the Japanese SailGP team, Sky Italia will broadcast the Sail Italy Grand Prix live and provide full coverage. the classroom
- RTVE + TV3 (Spain): With the young and talented Spanish team as a start, Spanish fans can watch the race live on TV3 in Catalonia with the Spanish language showing on Teledeporte (RTVE)
- Bermuda Broadcasting Channel (Bermuda): As the first event in Bermuda kicks off this season, the main channel on the island will be showing live coverage of the two-day and full-season match of the season.
- ServusTV (Germany, Switzerland and Austria): Coverage will be offered through a free commercial broadcast station in these major European markets.
Racing fans in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia can watch the races live on SuperSport, FLOW Sports, and Fox Sports Asia, respectively. Jiangsu Broadcast Corporation’s sports channel, Fuijan Media Group’s sports channel, Zhibo TV, Tencent and iQIYI will be made available to fans all over China. SailGP coverage will also be available through partners in Russia (MatchTV), Portugal (Sport TV), Malta (Go), Belgium (VOO Sport World), Sweden, Finland (Cmore Sport), Brazil (Band Sports), Central and South America (ESPN Latin America) and Turkey (TRT) ) And Israel (Charlton). Find all the details about display options in your country Here.
SailGP will be available onboard Sport 24 and will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook SailGP pages where rights restrictions permit.
SailGP CEO Sir Russell Coates said: “The success of our broadcast partnerships depends on distributing a premium product that attracts a wide range of people, so we have worked hard in the past year to look for new ways to deliver our adrenaline. Better and more innovative through technology and innovation. SailGP has been broadcasting to 175 regions around the world this season – 30 more than last season – and with this wide range of broadcast partnerships, it really highlights the appeal of SailGP and its desire to offer intense and cutting edge competitions – art boats. For sailing enthusiasts and sport novices around the world. ”
SailGP media rights for 2021 have been distributed by IMG.