Great Britain SailGP Team helmed by Dylan Fletcher sail past the Princess of Norway cruise liner at the Port of Southampton as they launch their F50 catamaran on The Solent. Photo: Bob Martin for SailGP.

Please find below a statement regarding Cowes SailGP, attributable to Chief Communications Officer Christy Cahill:

Due to forecasted severe adverse weather, and in order to ensure the safety of all athletes, staff, spectators and guests, Cowes SailGP will not proceed with racing on Saturday, August 10.

Experts are calling for winds reaching gale force, and the national weather service has issued a yellow weather warning.

We look forward to showcasing SailGP’s European debut on Sunday, with racing starting at 3 p.m. local. We are currently exploring options to further maximize Sunday’s program and fan experience. Additional details will follow.

Ticket refunds will be issued per the Cowes SailGP Ticket Refund Policy.

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