The United States SailGP Team

The United States SailGP Team

Welcome to SailGP – an annual, global sports championship redefining sailing – and to the team representing the United States in this thrilling new professional sailing series.

Made up of eight teams from around the world, SailGP is adrenaline-fueled racing where national teams go head-to-head, navigating cutting-edge F50 foiling catamarans through courses in iconic venues across the globe, for a winner-takes-all $1 million prize.

In Season 2, The United States SailGP Team — led by two-time America’s Cup champion Jimmy Spithill—is out to bring home the win - seeking the global championship for the red, white, and blue. Mustang Survival is proud to be the Official Technical Clothing Partner for the United States SailGP Team.

Meet the Team

Jimmy Spithill - Helm
Home Country: Australia
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Career Highlights:
● 2x America’s Cup - Winner (2010 - BMW Oracle Racing, 2013 - ORACLE     TEAM USA)
● 2021 America’s Cup ( Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli )
● 7 x Total America’s Cup Campaigns
● 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year

Paul Campbell-James - Wing Trimmer
Home Country: United Kingdom
Hometown: Southampton
Career Highlights:
● 2019 SailGP Season 1 - Bronze
● 2018 World Championship Gold - M32
● 2017 America’s Cup (Land Rover BAR)
● 2013 America’s Cup (Luna Rossa)

Rome Kirby - Flight Controller
Home Country: United States
Hometown: Newport, Rhode Island
Career Highlights:
● 2013 America's Cup - Winner (ORACLE TEAM USA)
● 2017 America’s Cup (ORACLE TEAM USA)
● 2018 World Championship Bronze - Moth
● 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race (Puma Ocean Racing)

Daniela Moroz - Afterguard
Home Country: USA
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Career Highlights:
● 2019 US Sailing Rolex Yachtswoman-of-the-year
● 2019 World Champion - IKA Formula Kite - Gold
● 2018 World Champion - IKA Formula Kite - Gold
● 2017 World Champion - IKA Formula Kite - Gold

CJ Perez - Afterguard
Home Country: USA
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Career Highlights:
● 2019 World Champion Gold - Open Bic
● 2018 North American Gold - Open Bic
● 2017 World Champion Gold - Team Open Bic
● 2017 America’s Cup Endeavour Finals

Andrew Campbell - Tactician/Grinder
Home Country: United States
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Career Highlights:
● 2017 America’s Cup (ORACLE TEAM USA)
● 2021 America’s Cup (American Magic)
● 2008 Beijing Olympics - Laser Class
● Led the Georgetown University Sailing Team to win the 2006 team race national championships
● Sports Illustrated list of Georgetown’s Top-10 all-time athletes

Cooper Dressler - Grinder
Home Country: United States
Hometown: Coronado, CA
Career Highlights:
● 2017 America’s Cup (ORACLE TEAM USA)
● 2021 America’s Cup (American Magic)
● 2013 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in San Francisco (American Youth Sailing Force)

Alex Sinclair - Grinder
Home Country: United States/Antigua
Hometown: Egremont, MA
Career Highlights:
● 2021 America’s Cup (American Magic)
● Certified Yachtmaster

Learn more about SailGP and follow along for Season 2!

 

Photo credits: Dani Devine for SailGP, Ugo Fonolla for SailGP