The Bahamas is going to be the venue for the sailing battle of the year SSL (SAILORS SUPER LEAGUE) where the top 25 sailors from around the globe will compete with each other for their glory and the championship title. From veteran sailors to fresh minds, this year’s SSL yields no mercy on its level of competition. After the four days of qualification rounds, we are going to see the knockout rounds leading to the grand finale.
Croatian sailing crew Kontides and Stipanovic missed their Olympic gold by a short distance. They are surely looking up to SSL to clear up their mistakes and cover up the distance. Georgy Shayduko, a veteran sailor is no less competitive even though he is looking out for the young sailors. Maybe, he has intentions to show the young boats how to sail the veteran way. He was the Olympic silver medalist in the 1996 Russian Olympics. Gold winner Freddy Lööf will participate without his former crew Max Salminen. The crew change for the Brazilian legend Robert Scheidt may generate a difference in his sailing methodology. His former crew Prada is now crewing for the European champion Augie Diaz from the USA.
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