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Japan SailGP Team

SailGP has introduced the sixth and final team for season one of its new global racing league, the Japan SailGP Team – a world-class crew combining three of Japan's most talented sailors with three international foiling catamaran veterans. The Japan SailGP Team's blend of youth and experience will allow the crew to challenge in season one, and set the standard for the next generation of aspiring Japanese sailors.

Two-time Olympic medalist and America's Cup veteran Nathan Outteridge – one of the world's most talented and experienced high-performance foiling sailors – leads the Japan SailGP Team as CEO/helm. He is joined by the Japanese trio of Yugo Yoshida, Yuki Kasatani and Leo Takahashi, who will all serve in the grinder role in season one.

"We have put together a strong team with a wealth of experience from around the world. It's a mix of top-level international and Japanese sailors along with highly skilled technicians. Our goal now is to develop this group of talented individuals into a truly first-class sailing team." -Nathan Outteridge, CEO & helmsman

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